SPBL Coffee Break (Episode 9)

Mentioned in this episode: Adult Literacy “Fast Track” Training – http://santabarbaraca.evanced.info/signup/EventDetails?EventId=15402 Anime and Manga Club – http://santabarbaraca.evanced.info/signup/EventDetails?EventId=16022 MakeSB with Wild Animals – http://santabarbaraca.evanced.info/signup/EventDetails?EventId=12765 The Flamethrowers – https://www.blackgold.org/polaris/search/title.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.1&cn=682530 Deadly Class – https://www.blackgold.org/polaris/search/title.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.1&cn=980405 Psychotic Reactions and Carburetor Dung – https://www.blackgold.org/polaris/search/title.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.1&cn=322636 Under the Big Black Sun – https://www.blackgold.org/polaris/search/title.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.1&cn=883816 EPISODE NOTES Mentioned in this episode: Adult Literacy “Fast Track”Continue reading “SPBL Coffee Break (Episode 9)”

SBPL Coffee Break (Episode 8)

Mentioned in this episode: Trail Talks: http://santabarbaraca.evanced.info/signup/EventDetails?EventId=12616 Buellton Bookworms: http://santabarbaraca.evanced.info/signup/EventDetails?EventId=11808 Overboard at Eastside: http://santabarbaraca.evanced.info/signup/EventDetails?EventId=14544 Solvang Coding Club: http://santabarbaraca.evanced.info/signup/EventDetails?EventId=13888 Hope805: http://santabarbaraca.evanced.info/signup/EventDetails?EventId=14018 New Yorker Discussion Group: http://santabarbaraca.evanced.info/signup/EventDetails?EventId=15224 A Load of Hooey: https://www.blackgold.org/polaris/search/title.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.1&cn=774171 Lumberjack’s Beard: https://www.blackgold.org/polaris/search/title.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.1&cn=995045 Medium Raw: https://www.blackgold.org/polaris/search/title.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.1&cn=542251 Counter Intelligence: Vinegar Girl: https://www.blackgold.org/polaris/search/title.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.1&cn=886783 EPISODE NOTES Mentioned in this episode: Trail Talks: http://santabarbaraca.evanced.info/signup/EventDetails?EventId=12616 Buellton Bookworms:http://santabarbaraca.evanced.info/signup/EventDetails?EventId=11808 Overboard at Eastside:http://santabarbaraca.evanced.info/signup/EventDetails?EventId=14544 SolvangContinue reading “SBPL Coffee Break (Episode 8)”

SBPL Coffee Break (Episode 7)

Mentioned in this episode: Tuesday Poets: http://santabarbaraca.evanced.info/signup/EventDetails?EventId=13675 Eastside Murder Mystery: http://santabarbaraca.evanced.info/signup/EventDetails?EventId=13730 MakeSB: http://santabarbaraca.evanced.info/signup/EventDetails?EventId=13524 Edson Smith Photo Collection: http://www.luna.blackgold.org/luna/servlet/blackgold~9~9 Cosplay Definition: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cosplay Tech Tasting: http://santabarbaraca.evanced.info/signup/EventDetails?EventId=13521 Library Book Clubs: https://www.santabarbaraca.gov/gov/depts/lib/events/library_book_clubs.asp WriteSB: http://santabarbaraca.evanced.info/signup/EventDetails?EventId=13972 Lawrence Brown Affair: http://www.blackgold.org/polaris/search/title.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.1&cn=980308 Sarah MacLean: http://www.blackgold.org/polaris/search/title.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.1&cn=727621 Heartbreaker: http://www.blackgold.org/polaris/search/title.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.1&cn=577607 Storm for the Living and the Dead (Bukowski): http://www.blackgold.org/polaris/search/title.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.1&cn=1000741 Dreams From Bunker Hill (Fante): http://www.blackgold.org/polaris/search/title.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.1&cn=12887 LunchContinue reading “SBPL Coffee Break (Episode 7)”

SBPL Coffee Break (Episode 6)

Mentioned in this episode: Makerspace Open Lab: http://santabarbaraca.evanced.info/signup/EventDetails?EventId=9050&backTo=Calendar&startDate=2018/07/01 Stranger Things Escape Room: http://santabarbaraca.evanced.info/signup/EventDetails?EventId=7652&backTo=Calendar&startDate=2018/07/01 Solvang Readaloud – Oliver Twist: http://santabarbaraca.evanced.info/signup/EventDetails?EventId=13882&backTo=Calendar&startDate=2018/07/01 Family Book Club: http://santabarbaraca.evanced.info/signup/EventDetails?EventId=13577&backTo=Calendar&startDate=2018/07/01 Red Queen: http://www.blackgold.org/polaris/search/title.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.1&cn=788993 Red Queen (Hoopla): https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11588542 Norse Mythology: http://www.blackgold.org/polaris/search/title.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.1&cn=979307 Fortnite: https://www.epicgames.com/fortnite/en-US/buy-now/battle-royale Animal Crossing – City Folk: http://www.blackgold.org/polaris/search/title.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.1&cn=440762 Summer School: http://www.blackgold.org/polaris/search/title.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.1&cn=705290 Masters of Doom: http://www.blackgold.org/polaris/search/title.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.1&cn=10571 Saga of the Swamp Thing: http://www.blackgold.org/polaris/search/title.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.1&cn=891717 EPISODEContinue reading “SBPL Coffee Break (Episode 6)”

SBPL Coffee Break (Episode 5)

Mentioned in this episode: Anime Club – http://santabarbaraca.evanced.info/signup/EventDetails?EventId=13232&backTo=Calendar&startDate=2018/06/22 Reptile Family (Carpinteria) – http://santabarbaraca.evanced.info/signup/EventDetails?EventId=12926&backTo=Calendar&startDate=2018/06/22 Leather Stamping – http://santabarbaraca.evanced.info/signup/EventDetails?EventId=9737&backTo=Calendar&startDate=2018/06/22 BYO Book – http://santabarbaraca.evanced.info/signup/EventDetails?EventId=11876&backTo=Calendar&startDate=2018/06/22 Shannon in Nashville – https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/12145347 Coathangers Live Album – https://thecoathangers.bandcamp.com/album/live Magic Gone – https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/12152224 King Princess EP – You Think It, I’ll Say It – http://www.blackgold.org/polaris/search/title.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.1&cn=1037145 Eligible – http://www.blackgold.org/polaris/search/title.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.1&cn=867314 Austen Project – https://www.waterstones.com/booklist/286811/the-austen-project EPISODEContinue reading “SBPL Coffee Break (Episode 5)”

SBPL Coffee Break (Episode 4)

Mentioned in this show: Tech Tasting: http://santabarbaraca.evanced.info/signup/EventDetails?EventId=13521&backTo=Calendar&startDate=2018/07/01 Chess Club: http://santabarbaraca.evanced.info/signup/EventDetails?EventId=13565&backTo=Calendar&startDate=2018/06/01 Art Adventures: http://santabarbaraca.evanced.info/signup/EventDetails?EventId=13489&backTo=Calendar&startDate=2018/06/01 Music Academy: http://santabarbaraca.evanced.info/signup/EventDetails?EventId=13101&backTo=Calendar&startDate=2018/06/01 World Refugee Day: http://santabarbaraca.evanced.info/signup/EventDetails?EventId=11710&backTo=Calendar&startDate=2018/06/01 Social Justice Book Club: http://santabarbaraca.evanced.info/signup/EventDetails?EventId=13514&backTo=Calendar&startDate=2018/06/01 Hard Love: http://www.blackgold.org/polaris/search/title.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.1&cn=284563 The Miseducation of Cameron Post: http://www.blackgold.org/polaris/search/title.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.1&cn=619850 Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe: http://www.blackgold.org/polaris/search/title.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.1&cn=979970 Locas: http://www.blackgold.org/polaris/search/title.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.1&cn=330337 Locas II: http://www.blackgold.org/polaris/search/title.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.1&cn=548866 Love and Rockets on Hoopla: https://www.hoopladigital.com/search?page=1&q=love+and+rockets&scope=everythingContinue reading “SBPL Coffee Break (Episode 4)”

SBPL Coffee Break (Episode 3)

Summer Reading Program 2018 – https://www.santabarbaraca.gov/gov/depts/lib/events/summerreading.asp makeSB – https://www.santabarbaraca.gov/gov/depts/lib/getinvolved/sbplsystem/details.asp?NewsID=1466&TargetID=31 Dead Wake – http://www.blackgold.org/polaris/search/title.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.1&cn=800518 Boys in the Boat – http://www.blackgold.org/polaris/search/title.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.1&cn=800759 Boys in the Boat (Young Reader’s Edition) – http://www.blackgold.org/polaris/search/title.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.1&cn=806889 Toms River – http://www.blackgold.org/polaris/search/title.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.1&cn=680578 Soft Sounds From Another Planet – https://michellezauner.bandcamp.com/album/soft-sounds-from-another-planet Santa Barbara Spot Prawns – http://www.latimes.com/style/la-fo-prawn04-2008jun04-story.html Barnes & Barnes – Fish Heads (NOT Tiny Tim! MyContinue reading “SBPL Coffee Break (Episode 3)”

SBPL Coffee Break (Episode 2)

(Apologies for the audio quality) Mentioned In This Episode: Poetry at the Library: http://santabarbaraca.evanced.info/signup/EventDetails?EventId=6549&backTo=Calendar&startDate=2018/05/06 Trail Talk: http://santabarbaraca.evanced.info/signup/EventDetails?EventId=13106&backTo=Calendar&startDate=2018/05/17 Black Panther: http://santabarbaraca.evanced.info/signup/EventDetails?EventId=11939&backTo=Calendar&startDate=2018/05/17 Italy Travel: https://www.hoopladigital.com/search?page=1&q=italy+travel&scope=Everything Ecco Guide to Italian WIne: https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11918229 My Italian Bulldozer: https://blackgold.overdrive.com/media/2989427 Basque Restaurants Bakersfield: https://www.visitbakersfield.com/visitors/restaurants/bakersfield-basque/ Last Gentleman & Second Coming (Hoopla): https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11560220 Second Coming: http://www.blackgold.org/polaris/search/title.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.1&cn=258493 Lucy Knisley: http://www.blackgold.org/polaris/search/searchresults.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.1&type=Keyword&term=knisley,%20lucy&by=AU&sort=MP&limit=TOM=bks&query=&page=0&searchid=10 French Milk: http://www.blackgold.org/polaris/search/title.aspx?ctx=1.1033.0.0.1&cn=969122 You CanContinue reading “SBPL Coffee Break (Episode 2)”

Alternate Reality, Actual Reality?

Jennifer Government is a dystopian novel set in an alternate reality where most nations are controlled by for-profit corporate entities and there is limited government political power. I read this when I was about 14 or 15 — it was on sale at Walden’s in the mall. The book wasn’t exactly groundbreaking or of “thatContinue reading “Alternate Reality, Actual Reality?”

Page by Paige

Laura Lee Gulledge came up on my radar because of her recent release of the Will & Whit. My enjoyment of that graphic novel compelled me to go back read her first work. Semi-autobiographical, Page by Paige follows Paige Turner on her family’s move to living in the big city beyond her hometown. Paige makesContinue reading “Page by Paige”