Loveland Libcast

The Loveland Public Library’s podcast! Get the latest library news and updates straight from your local librarians. Hear our thoughts on books, movies, technology, games, and everything else your Loveland Library has to offer. Get to know Loveland through fun, informative conversations with community members and library partners.

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4 days ago

Ashlee and Daniel discuss the August LOVEland Cookbook Group title: I Dream of Dinner (so You Don’t Have To) by Ali Slagle. They also give a sneak peak of the season two LOVEland Cookbook Group titles, and Ashlee shares some culinary newsletters that she has been following.  Newsletters: Andrew Janjigian’s Wordloaf Grace Kelly’s The Messy Kitchen Debora Robertson’s Lickedpoon Dorie Greenspan’s xoxo Dorie Aubrey Gordon and Michael Hobbes’s podcast on the junk science of health and wellness fads can be found here. Books Mentioned: What We Don’t Talk About When We Talk About Fat by Aubrey Gordon People We Meet on Vacation by Emily Henry More books by David Herbert Donald   Music: Joy Jumping by Richard Myhill

Friday Aug 05, 2022

Former Loveland Public Library Children’s librarian- and current library consultant- Haley joins Daniel to discuss what it’s like working at a library, as well as the Loveland Public Library ULab initiative to create meaningful library partnerships and opportunities for the community of Loveland.  Learn more about the Community Conversation reports and ULab results on the Library’s webpage: Check out Haley’s consulting group here: Books Mentioned: For adults: The Expanse Series by James S. A. Corey  For kids: The Marvellers by Dhonielle Clayton Music: Joy Jumping by Richard Myhill

Friday Jul 29, 2022

Daniel is joined by local poet Beth Lechleitner to discuss her upcoming reading and poetry workshop, her poetry background, and to hear a few of her poems. Beth’s reading will be on August 5th at 7pm in the Devereaux room, and the workshop is on August 6th in the Devereaux room from 10am to noon (registration recommended for the workshop). This podcast, along with the reading and workshop, are presented in partnership with the Loveland Poet Laureate Program & Columbine Poets - Northern Chapter. Learn more about Beth’s upcoming reading and workshop at this link. You can also register for her workshop on August 6th by going to this link. Check out Beth’s blog here: Purchase Beth’s collection of poetry “Catchments” here. Books Mentioned: Rember: the science of memory and the art of forgetting by Lisa Genova Breakthrough: how to overcome doubt, fear, and resistance to be your ultimate creative self by Todd Mitchell Ada Limón titles  Veronica Patterson titles Lisa Zimmerman titles Music: Joy Jumping by Richard Myhill

Saturday Jul 23, 2022

Featuring Kim Joiner, Admissions Counselor & Recruiter, AIMS Community College. In this episode of the Loveland Libcast, Teddy interviews Kim about AIMS Community Colleges participation in the Meet Your College Series, beginning 13 June 2022 at Loveland Public Library and what AIMS has to offer prospective students (traditional & nontraditional) during the event series and on campus. There is just one advising session left for the month of July on the 25th from 1-2pm.  Resources Mentioned: AIMS Early Childhood Education AIMS Campus Tours AIMS Student Commons Books mentioned: Privilege, Power, and Difference by Allen G Johnson Shows mentioned: Stranger Things   Music: Joy Jumping by Richard Myhill  

Thursday Jul 14, 2022

Ashlee and Daniel are joined by special guest Grace Kelly (with Serious Eats, and formerly of America’s Test Kitchen) to discuss the July LOVEland Cookbook Group title- How to Cocktail by America’s Test Kitchen. They also talk about Ashlee and Grace’s time as interns at America’s Test Kitchen, Grace’s work at Serious Eats, and answer some listener questions about cocktails, cooking, and the food industry. Don’t forget, the first LOVEland Cookbook Group potluck is on Saturday, July 23rd from 12pm - 2pm in the Gertrude Scott Meeting room at the Loveland Library. Check out Serious Eats here! Grace’s upcoming guide on where to eat in Providence can be found here. King Arthur Gluten-Free Baking guide. Books Mentioned: Lore Olympus by Rachel Smythe Beautiful World, Where are You by Sally Rooney Grant by Ron Chernow

Monday Jul 11, 2022

Jenni Dobson and Jennifer Cousino from the Loveland Museum- as well as local historian Sharon Danhauer- join the podcast to talk to Daniel about the upcoming Cherry Pie Celebration and Loveland’s unique history with cherries. The Cherry Pie Celebration is a free event on Saturday, July 16 at 5pm that will take place in Peters Park and the parking lot, next to the Museum. To learn more about the Cherry Pie Celebration, or the exhibits, programs, and events going on at the Loveland Museum, visit: Discover more about the Loveland Historical Society at their website:  Click this link and scroll down the page to find the virtual lesson on the cherry industry in Northern Colorado. Interested in Historic Larimer County? Visit their website here: Books Mentioned: Little Britches by Ralph Moody The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt Podcast Mentioned:  

Saturday Jul 09, 2022

Teen Librarians Becca and Anna join Daniel to talk about how the Summer Learning Program is going for the Teen division at the Loveland Public Library, all of the awesome Summer Learning Program events Teens can look forward to in July, and they also dive deep into the YA book Crooked Kingdom by Leigh Bardugo, which is the sequel to Six of Crows (previously discussed on the podcast).  Check out what’s going on in Teens for the Summer Learning Program here. Books mentioned: Shatter Me by Tahereh Mafi They Both Die at the End by Adam Silvera Saga: Volume 1 by Brian K. Vaughan

Saturday Jul 02, 2022

Children’s Librarians Andrea and Keleigh join Daniel to discuss all things kid-related for the 2022 Summer Learning Program, as well as the fun events and programs going on into the future. Learn all about the wonderful Summer Learning Program events for Children at the Loveland Public Library right here .  Visit the full calendar of Loveland Public Library events at this link: Adult Book Recommendations: The Last WIld Horses: A Novel by Maja Lunde The History of Bees by Maja Lunde Duma Key by Stephen King Into the Drowning Deep by Mira Grant Book Recommendations for Kids: The Flowers are Calling by Rita Gray Dinosaur on Kitty Island by Michael Slack Dog Says, Cat Says by Marilyn Singer Music: Joy Jumping by Richard Myhill

Sunday Jun 19, 2022

In this special episode of the Loveland Libcast, Michael Anthony Tatmon presents another installment of "Black America: Unchained”, this time focusing on Juneteenth.

Monday Jun 13, 2022

A special split episode featuring Vesna Bashovska, Teen Division Librarian at Loveland Public Library and Dion Duran and Phillip Hayes of Front Range Community College. In this episode of the Loveland Libcast Teddy interviews Vesna, Dion, and Phillip about the Meet Your College Series, beginning 14 June 2022 at Loveland Public Library.  On June 14th, AIMS Community College will present information about academics, financial aid, and when they will be in the library to offer individual counseling 14 June from 5-7pm in the Gertrude Scott Conference Room. This will be followed by an information session by Front Range Community College on 21 June where Front Range Community College will give their presentation followed by information on when they will be in the building offering college counseling as well from 5-7 pm in the Gertrude Scott Conference Room. Resources Mentioned: CareerRise | Larimer County Books mentioned: How to Avoid a Climate Disaster by Bill Gates: Music mentioned: Driftin’ by Herbie Hancock: Books by Richard Rohr:   Music: Joy Jumping by Richard Myhill


The Loveland Libcast is the official podcast of the Loveland Public Library. Get the latest Loveland Public Library news and updates straight from your local librarians, and learn more about Loveland through fun, informative conversations with community members and library partners. Loveland Libcast host and Adult Services Librarian, Daniel Tate, will chat with a variety of guests about local events, resources, and opportunities that you’ll definitely want to hear about! And don’t worry, there will also be plenty of discussions about books, movies, technology, games, and everything else your Loveland Library has to offer. New episodes will come out twice a month, every other Friday. Stream or download on your favorite podcasting platforms, just search for “Loveland Libcast” and subscribe today!

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