Call Number Podcast: Good Morning, Baltimore!

Episode 91 explores Charm City ahead of LibLearnX

January 16, 2024

Episode 91: Good Morning, Baltimore!

In Episode 91, Call Number explores Baltimore, where ALA will hold its 2024 LibLearnX conference, January 19–22.

First, American Libraries Associate Editor and Call Number host Diana Panuncial speaks with David Thomas and Tonya Thomas, both chefs and food historians. The husband-and-wife duo is behind Baltimore’s H3irloom Food Group, a culinary organization with a mission of uplifting the Black food narrative through catering and educational events. They discuss their cooking journeys and how the city has influenced their work.

Then, school librarians across Maryland share their favorite aspects of Baltimore culture and history.

Finally, Panuncial talks to Eden Etzel and Aditya Desai, literature experts from education nonprofit Maryland Humanities. They explore local literary history and the landmarks that may interest librarians.

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2023 Author Chats - from left, authors Clint Smith, Angie Thomas, and Rick Riordan

Call Number Podcast: 2023 Author Chats

In Episode 90, writers share why they love libraries

Episode 89: Services for the Incarcerated

Call Number Podcast: Services for the Incarcerated

Episode 89 discusses creative programs in prison libraries