Plano Library Speaks Podcast

Like the Plano Public Library mission for all we do, this podcast is engaging, enriching and educating! Listen (and subscribe) to learn more about the library, our programs and services, library staff and community. Librarians Bob Loftin and Rachel Yzaguirre talk with library staff and community experts about early learning and families, business and career building, as well as highlighting library services and staff profiles.

Podcast episodes premiere on the 1st of each month.

Questions and feedback? Send us an email at libraryoutreach@plano.gov

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Season 1 | Episodes

11: Skill Building with Workforce Solutions, Early Literacy of Flannel Activities and Safety Tips with Officer Bianez

featuring Danielle Davis and Brandi Harrison Totter (Workforce Solutions of North Central Texas), Sharon Forinash (Librarian), Chris Bianez (Plano Police) and Kristin Linscott (Development Coordinator)

August 2, 2022


10. Financial Literacy

featuring Robert Ganem (FINRA), Sarah O’Pella (Librarian), Cecily Ponce de Leon (Library Manager), Lyn Haralson (cfpb) and Kristin Linscott (Development Coordinator)

July 1, 2022


9. Youth Entrepreneurship Academy, Family Place and LinkedIn

featuring Julie Newport from SCORE, Julie Conner (Librarian Supervisor), Jaime Eastman (Librarian) and Kristin Linscott (Development Coordinator)

June 1, 2022


8. Brain health, Summer Learning and the Plano Public Library app

featuring Katie Hinds from the University of Texas at Dallas Center for Brain Health, Nina Martin (Manager), Meredith Del Monte (Librarian) and Benjamin Baron (Librarian)

May 1, 2022


7. Financial Literacy, Memory Keepers and STEAM

featuring Ellen Soloman (Instructor), Bethany Ross (Librarian), Lauren Stotts (Librarian) and Kristin Linscott (Development Coordinator)

April 1, 2022


6. Skill developing, littleBits, Digital Creation Spaces and Writing

featuring Caitlyn Tipps (Librarian), Amy Belotte (LSR), Evan Gan (LSR) and Kristin Linscott (Development Coordinator)

March 1, 2022


Special Episode: Holi

featuring Hema Sawhney (Librarian) and Kanan Mandalia (Library Support Supervisor)

February 27, 2022


5. Reputation, Dino Lab, Genealogy Center and Art

featuring Brin Kieffer (Librarian), Cheryl Smith (Librarian), Matt Clark (Library Services Representative and Kristin Linscott (Development Coordinator)

February 1, 2022


4. Business Mentoring, Babes in Arms, STEAM Kits and 3D Printing

featuring Tenille Miller (Librarian), Peter Jackson (Librarian), Heather Torres (Librarian), Kristin Linscott (Development Coordinator) and Don Walter (SCORE)

January 1, 2022


3: Vision Boarding, Toddler Time, Book Recommendations and Digital Creation Spaces

featuring Emery Courtney (Librarian), Erik Knapp (Librarian), Hannah Bradley (Library Instructor) and Kristin Linscott (Development Coordinator)

December 1, 2021


2: Planning, Nursery Rhymes, Book Clubs and Art Exhibits

featuring Cathe Spencer (Librarian), Jaime Eastman (Librarian), Kristin Linscott (Development Coordinator) and Sarah O’Pella (Librarian)

November 1, 2021


1: Parachute Parties, Mentors, Business Resources and Teen Street Team

featuring Andrea Cabrera (Librarian), Laura Hargrove (Librarian), Kristin Linscott (Development Coordinator) and Trisha Clark (Librarian)

October 1, 2021

 

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