Plano Library Speaks: Podcast Episode #2

Welcome to Plano Library Speaks, the podcast of Plano Public Library!

In this second episode, your hosts, Rachel and Bob chat with library staff about a variety of topics, from nursery rhymes to art exhibits and more. See our show notes below for details and links.

In this segment, we’ll explore resources for lifelong learning with a focus on business and career. Our guest for this episode (and future shows) is Kristin Linscott, from our Outreach & Engagement department, who discusses:


In this segment, we talk with Librarian and Family Place Coordinator Jaime Eastman who works at the Harrington Library location. Jaime discusses the importance of nursery rhymes in early learning (and how we still use them as adults!) Families with kids ages 2-5 can join us at Mother Goose Mania to explore and celebrate your favorite nursery rhymes with your child through music, play and exploration activities.

Mother Goose Mania meets:

  • Thursday, November 4 at 10 a.m. at Harrington Library
  • Tuesday, November 23 at 10:30 a.m. at Parr Library
  • Thursday, December 9 at 10 a.m. at Schimelpfenig Library

Can’t make it? Check out our Mother Goose Mania activities on our Early Literacy in Action page on the blog.


In this segment, we interview Librarian Cathe Spencer who works at Schimelpfenig Library and runs the Second Tuesday Book Club. Cathe Spencer leads this event and writes reviews for the upcoming titles on the blog.

Learn more about our Book Clubs, when they meet and how you can attend here.


In this segment, we interview Librarian Sarah O’Pella who works at Haggard Library. Sarah has many tasks at the library, including Art Coordinator and working in the Genealogy Center. One exhibit Sarah mentions is the “Unmasking Brain Injury” art exhibit from Brain Injury Network of Dallas. Get a glimpse of this exhibit below:

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