Monday, September 25, 2006

Book Discussion of Grandfather's Journey by Allen Say

A discussion of the children's book Grandfather's Journey, written and illustrated by Allen Say, conducted on September 21, 2006. (19.3 MB file; playback time of 48 minutes)

A Chat with Tim Spalding from

A Conversation with Tim Spalding, the founder of, held on September 22, 2006. (19.9 MB file; playback time of 50 minutes)

Tuesday, September 19, 2006

Academic Libraries in Second Life

"Opportunities for Worthwhile Collaboration Among Academic Libraries in Second Life," a discussion held on September 19, 2006, facilitated by Lori Bell and Tom Peters. (19.5 MB file; playback time of 49 minutes)

Friday, September 15, 2006

Community Issues Forums and Libraries

"Libraries Building Community Through Citizen Dialogue"presented on September 15, 2006 by Taylor Willingham, Donna Lauffer, and Therese Bigelow. (27.2 MB file; playback time of 68 minutes)

Tips for Conducting Book Discussions Online

A discussion of tips and techniques for planning and conducting book discussions online, held on September 14, 2006 as the kickoff to the Alliance Library System's participation in the NEH/ALA We the People "Becoming American" student literacy program. (16.1 MB file; playback time of 40 minutes)

Discussion of the Thriller Novel, Rusty Nail

A discussion of the triller novel, Rusty Nail, including comments from JA Konrath, the author, held on September 13, 2006. (25.2 MB file; playback time of 63 minutes)

Monday, September 11, 2006

Four Perfect Pebbles: A Holocaust Story

"Four Perfect Pebbles: A Holocaust Story" presented by Marion Blumenthal Lazan on September 11, 2006. (24.1 MB file; playback time of 60 minutes)

Censorship, Libraries, and Democracy

"Censorship: How It Affects Libraries and Library Patrons in a Democracy" presented on September 7, 2006 by Melora Norman, the Outreach/Special Services Coordinator for the Maine State Library. (24.3 MB file; playback time of 60 minutes)