Multnomah County Library Podcasts (general)
Listen to library events, as well as information about books and other library resources.
Mon, 10 July 2017
Join us for a special preview of Portland Opera's upcoming production of Cosi Fan Tutte.
The preview is hosted by Chorus Master and Assistant Conductor Nicholas Fox with musical highlights performed by singers Antonia Tamer, Kate Farrar, Aaron Short and Ryan Thorn --in a total of seven arias from the opera.
For more information, visit Portland Opera.
Recorded Live at Central Library: July 9, 2017
Tue, 20 September 2016
Speaker: Dr. Cohen Tal
A healthier brain leads to a happier person. We will discuss the latest research on supplements, food, and lifestyle to improve the function of your brain. After this lecture, you will know how to boost your memory, your ability to relax, to concentrate and to be happy.
Recorded Live at Central Library: September 7, 2016
Mon, 27 April 2015
Speaker: Tsipora Dimant
Emotional intelligence (EQ) grows as we develop the ability and skills to recognize, understand and use emotions successfully when managing day-to-day interactions with others. Develop the four basic core competencies of Emotional Intelligence which are self-awareness, self-management, social-awareness, and relationship management.
Cosponsored by Portland Community College, these free programs help you develop and increase your professional skills.
Recorded Live at Central Library: April 9, 2015
Direct download: Brownbag_BuildingEmotionalIntelligence_Dimont_20150409.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:31am PST
Thu, 5 March 2015
Join us for our 15th annual celebration of the work of Oregon's most famous and beloved poet, William Stafford. Born in 1914, Stafford was a celebrated poet, teacher, mentor, and champion of free speech and thought. He was a professor at Lewis and Clark College, received the National Book Award for Traveling Through the Dark in 1963, was poetry consultant to the Library of Congress (1970-71), and served as Oregon’s Poet Laureate in 1975. A conscientious objector during World War II, Stafford died in 1993.
The program is hosted by Joseph A. Soldati, poet, long-time member of Friends of William Stafford and former chair of its board of trustees. He is the author of four poetry books, including most recently the chapbook, On Account of Darkness.
Speakers: Martha Gatchell, Paulann Petersen, Ingrid Wendt, Shelley Reece, Ralph Salisbury, Ann Staley, Patty Wixon, and Vince Wixon
Recorded Live at Central Library: January 25, 2015
Direct download: William_Stafford_Birthday_Celebration_20150125.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:11pm PST
Fri, 10 February 2012
Speaker: Tasha Harmon
Learn simple, effective ways to shift your approach from a dynamic of complaint to a dynamic of cooperation
Recorded live at Central Library: February 9, 2012
Category:general -- posted at: 1:55pm PST