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Stacks and Stories Podcast

Apr 6, 2022

On today’s episode, Lacy chats with various libraries around the state about the state of mobile services—better known as bookmobiles! The first interview is with Evanne Flanders with the Madison County Library System and Barbara Carouthers from the Lee-Itawamba Library System. Both Madison County and...

Nov 17, 2021

Our discussion about fine-free and reduced fine libraries continues, as Lacy talks with Phillip Carter of the Starkville-Oktibbeha Public Library and Tonja Johnson from the Madison County Library System. Both of these libraries are fully fine free: Lacy, Phillip and Tonja talk about the process of going fine free,...

Nov 3, 2021

On today's episode, Lacy chats with Amanda Knecht of the Marshall County Library System. They talk about libraries going fine free or issuing reduced fines, as well as Marshall County’s Magnolia card, a special fine-free card designed for children under 17 and vulnerable adults.

Jul 7, 2021

MLC's Tracy talks about the Center for the Book, the state affiliate for the Center for the Book in the Library of Congress that is tasked with promoting books, reading, literacy, and libraries. Tracy also interviews Dee Hare, director of the Northeast Regional Library, about the library's Suggested Family Activities...