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Austin Public Library

Jan 18, 2018

In this edition, we learn about the Willie Mae Kirk Branch and highlight some of our favorite music from the collection with DJ Anthony Poe.

Jan 17, 2018

Writers from the Challenger Street Newspaper read selections of their published stories aloud.

The mission of the Challenger Street Newspaper is to empower people in need with economic opportunity and have their viewpoints heard. The material in The Challenger newspaper reflects the opinions of its authors. More...

Jan 9, 2018

In this episode, we delve into the true crime literary genre and discuss the Library's new True Crime Book Club with Librarians Julie Brown and Maggie Bond.

Dec 28, 2017

From our podcast archive, Thor Harris chats with the Austin Public Library about his rich musical career, working with his hands, and successfully dealing with depression. Thor has played with Swans, Angels of Light, Gretchen Phillips and many others.

Dec 24, 2017

An excerpt from our podcast archive, this special edition of Volumes features an interview with Jello Biafra, musician, activist and former lead singer of the Dead Kennedys. Biafra talks to the Austin Public Library about intellectual freedom, censorship, and libraries.