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Life Inside The Multnomah County Library

OPB | Broadcast: July 13, 2017

"Think Out Loud" spends a day talking to people at the Central Branch of the Multnomah County Library.

OHSU On ACA | Douglas County Libraries | American Quran

OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 24, 2017

How could local hospitals be affected by changes to the Affordable Care Act? What will Douglas County do without libraries? And what does the Quran have to say about modern day American life?

Social Work At The Library

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 3, 2015

A social worker has had success setting up an office in the Deschutes Public Library.

Young Adult Fiction Attracting More Readers

OPB | Broadcast: June 28, 2013

Young adult fiction has grown up over the past decades, bringing in readers of all ages. 

Sherman Alexie Talks About Reading, Writing And More

OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 1, 2013

We'll listen back to our conversation with writer Sherman Alexie.

Library District Measure

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 16, 2012

Should Multnomah County create a library district to permanently fund the library through property taxes?

Library Voices

OPB | Broadcast: June 28, 2011

We'll talk to Portlander Molly Raphael who's the new president of the American Library Association and Laura Moulton who lends her collection of paperbacks out to people living on the street.

An NCAA Marvel

OPB | Broadcast: April 4, 2011

A high school librarian beat 3 million people in her NCAA Tournament Bracket by focusing on the fundamentals: mascots and numerology.

Local Library

OPB | Broadcast: July 13, 2010

What's the role of the public library in your community?

Society's History

OPB | Broadcast: March 24, 2009

How is the recession forcing historical institutions to redefine how they serve the public?