Wednesday, May 31, 2006

Second Life Library 2.0 Overview

A panel discussion of the new Second Life Library 2.0, located in a virtual reality environment, presented by Lori Bell, Greg Schwartz, Jami Lynn Schwarzwalder, and others on May 31, 2006. (25.5 MB file; playback time of 63 minutes)

Tuesday, May 30, 2006

Book Discussion of the Graphic Memoir Persepolis

Book discussion of the graphic memoir Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi, held on May 30, 2006. Sponsored by the Washington Talking Book & Braille Library. Includes a discussion of the challenges of making a graphic novel accessible to the blind and print-impaired. (18.6 MB file; playback time of 46 minutes)

Thursday, May 25, 2006

Book Discussion: The Adventures of Augie March

A book discussion of the exuberant novel, The Adventures of Augie March, by Saul Bellow. Conducted on May 24, 2006. (19.7 MB file; playback time of 49 minutes)

Friday, May 19, 2006

Planning with Love and Logic Models

Project Planning Using Logic Models, presented by Whitney Davison-Turley on May 19, 2006. (19.9 MB file; playback time of 58 minutes)

Blues Poetry: A Duet of Spoken Words and Music

Blues Poetry, a duet of spoken words and music, performed by Eric Mandat and Ken (Fog) Gilbert on May 17, 2006. A Greenbriar Road Poetry Performance sponsored by the John A. Logan Library and the Southern Illinois Talking Book Center. (20.6 MB file; playback time of 60 minutes)

Introduction to eBay

Introduction to buying and selling on eBay, presented on May 16, 2006 by Michelle Caulk, Jill Culbertson, and Jane Shelton. (20.8 MB file; playback time of 61 minutes)

Lincoln High School Book Awards

Nominated books for the 2007 Abraham Lincoln High School Book Award, presented by Carolyn Roys from Lake Park High School in Roselle, Illinois on May 10, 2006. (11.3 MB file; playback time of 50 minutes)

Friday, May 05, 2006

Project InSECT: Art and Entomology

Jessa and James Huebing-Reitinger provide an update on their efforts to educate the general public on the science of entomology, ecosystem preservation, and global conservation through the mediums of live performance, visual fine arts, scientific approach and interactive activities. (18.6 MB file; playback time of 54 minutes)

Thursday, May 04, 2006

Caudill Book Award Finalists

Presentation of Nominated Books for the 2007 Rebecca Caudill Young Readers' Book Award, presented by Bonita Slovinski from the Lincoln Junior High School, Naperville, Illinois on May 4, 2006. (11.9 MB file; playback time of 35 minutes)

Wednesday, May 03, 2006

Monarch: Illinois' Children's Choice K-3 Book Awards

Presentation of the 2007 Monarch Awards: Illinois' K-3 Children's Choice Book Awards, presented by Pam Storm from the Carl Sandburg School in Charleston, Illinois on May 3, 2006. (19.9 MB file; playback time of 58 minutes)

Monday, May 01, 2006

OPAL Online Programs Coming in May

Tom Peters, the OPAL Coordinator, briefly describes the OPAL online programs coming in May. (2.6 MB file; playback time of 7 minutes)