KRISTIN STOEGER, MANITOWOC PUBLIC LIBRARY, MANITOWOC, WI, 2018 EP: 32

A conversation with Manitowoc Public Library Director Kristin Stoeger. Part 2.

 

KRISTIN STOEGER, MANITOWOC PUBLIC LIBRARY, MANITOWOC, WI, 2018 EP: 31

A conversation with Manitowoc Public Library Director Kristin Stoeger. Part 1.

Director Stoeger talks about her library career, the Manitowoc library building’s upcoming 20th anniversary, library programming and much more.

SHARRON QUASIUS & ERIK JENSEN, WEILL CLOCKTOWER, MEAD PUBLIC LIBRARY, SHEBOYGAN, WI 2018 EP: 30

Jon and Robin Voils of Celebrate Libraries® interview artist Sharron Quasius and architect Erik Jensen about their designs for the Weill Charitable Fund Clocktower (1997) located on an outdoor terrace at Mead Public Library in Sheboygan, WI.

Quasius and Jensen share photos and recall installing sixteen  4’x4′ decorative brass panels on the structure — as well as their careers before and since completing the project. This is a New Ways To Dream podcast.

GARRETT ERICKSON, MEAD PUBLIC LIBRARY, SHEBOYGAN, WI 2018 EP: 29

Mead Public Library Director Garrett Erickson is featured in a New Ways To Dream podcast with Jon and Robin Voils of Celebrate Libraries®. Subjects include the Centennial Building Project, the Weill Charitable Fund Clocktower, the Mead’s commitment to exhibiting artwork and its efforts with area partners to revitalize downtown Sheboygan.

JEFF DAWSON, LESTER PUBLIC LIBRARY, TWO RIVERS, WI 2018 EP: 28

Jon and Robin Voils of Celebrate Libraries® interview Director Jeff Dawson of Lester Public Library for a New Ways To Dream® podcast.

Director Dawson talks about library management, economic transition/transformation in the Two Rivers economy, the Public Library System Redesign Project, and Two Rivers artist Lester Bentley in this second of two recordings.

For more information: http://celebratelibraries.com/lester-public-library-two-rivers-wi/

JEFF DAWSON, LESTER PUBLIC LIBRARY, TWO RIVERS, WI 2018 EP: 27

Jon and Robin Voils of Celebrate Libraries® interview Director Jeff Dawson of Lester Public Library for a New Ways To Dream® podcast. Director Dawson talks about his library career, library programming, and the history of Two Rivers in this first of two recordings.

For more information: http://celebratelibraries.com/lester-public-library-two-rivers-wi/

SHARI AXELSEN, JOHN BOSSHARD MEMORIAL LIBRARY, BANGOR, WI 2018 EP: 26

John Bosshard Memorial Library is one of the five public library branches of La Crosse County Library and is located in Bangor, WI along Interstate Highway 90 between the cities of Sparta and La Crosse in the southwest part of the state. Built in 1991, the 2400 sq. ft. library serves a rural community of about 1,500 people.

Librarian Shari Axelsen has managed the John Bosshard Memorial Library for 27 years. Her grandmother was also Bangor’s librarian and Shari remembers helping “Grandma” at the Library after school. Shari enjoyed spending time there as a child and knew it was what she wanted to do as an adult.

DEEN LAYLAND, HOLMEN AREA LIBRARY, HOLMEN, WI 2018 EP: 25

This interview with Holmen Area Library Branch Manager Deen Layland was recorded in April 2018. The Holmen library is one of five branches of La Crosse County Library.

Deen, talks about the opening of Holmen Area Library in September 2017 and the growth of library services in the community since she began her career as a village librarian 40 years ago.

CHRIS MCARDLE ROJO, LA CROSSE COUNTY LIBRARY, WI 2018 EP: 24

This interview with La Crosse County Library Director Chris McArdle Rojo was recorded in April 2018. Chris is the chief administrator for the five-branch library  system on Wisconsin’s western border with the Mississippi River.

She talks about the new Holmen library, her role as Director, current trends in library work, and educating librarians.

SHERRI SINNIGER, ONALASKA PUBLIC LIBRARY, WI 2017 EP: 23

Sherri Sinniger speaks with Jon and Robin Voils of Celebrate Libraries® about her role as Branch Manager of Onalaska Public Library. The library is one of five branches in the La Crosse County Library system.