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Checked Out: A Virtual Book Club
48 minutes | 12 days ago
Checked Out (2021): Romance!
Alexa and Jennifer discuss Regency, Victorian, and contemporary romance titles, the smash hit Bridgerton, and what they've been reading lately. (Beginning at minute mark 08:11, they talk about the problematic history of romance novels and consent. If you are uncomfortable with this topic, you can chapter skip to minute mark 11:55.)
31 minutes | 3 months ago
Checked Out (2020): December's Picks
Join Alexa and Jennifer as they discuss what they've been reading, and are excited to check out this month.
45 minutes | 4 months ago
Checked Out: November's Picks (2020)
Join Alexa and Jennifer as they discuss what they've been reading, listening to, and watching in the month of November!
43 minutes | 5 months ago
Checked Out (2020)
Checked Out is back and like almost everything, it's looking a little different these days! Join Alexa and Jennifer as they discuss what using the library looks like right now, what they've been reading, and what they're looking forward to checking out in the coming months.
52 minutes | 2 years ago
Episode 22: Checked Out Reading Challenge, Episode Five: YA
In this episode, join Alexa, Brian, and Bri as they do a deep dive into the world of Young Adult novels.
39 minutes | 2 years ago
Episode 21: Checked Out Reading Challenge, Episode Four: Mystery
Join Alexa, Aprile, and Jennifer as they talk all things mystery, discussing their favorite books, movies, TV shows, and podcasts.
47 minutes | 2 years ago
Episode 20: Checked Out Reading Challenge, Episode Three: Science Fiction
Join Alexa, Jenny, Brian, and Scott as they discuss some of their favorite sci-fi books, movies, and TV shows.
69 minutes | 2 years ago
Episode 19: Checked Out Reading Challenge, Episode Two: Romance
Join Alexa, Jenny, Brian, and Ellen as they discuss some of their favorite romantic books, movies, and TV shows, including one interesting take on the genre: a choose your own adventure romance novel!
39 minutes | 2 years ago
Episode 18: Checked Out Reading Challenge, Episode One: Thrillers
Join Alexa and Jenny, along with special guests Brian and Aprile, as they read (and watch) their way through one new genre a month in 2019. For the month of January they’ll be talking about their favorite thrillers.
43 minutes | 3 years ago
Episode 17: Mother's Day
In this episode, Jenny and Alexa celebrate Mother's Day with a list of their favorite and some of the most memorable mothers across fiction and nonfiction.
49 minutes | 3 years ago
Episode 16: Crafting with Robyn from ReBelle
In this episode, Jenny, Alexa, and Robyn, co-owner of ReBelle, Central Kentucky’s most imaginative yarn shop, to discuss how they each got started crafting, their crafts of choice, and their favorite books and pattern resources.
14 minutes | 3 years ago
Episode 15: Jarrod Polson
Join Alexa and Jenny as they interview Jarrod Polson and his mentee Joe about their favorite things to do together, UK basketball, and, of course, what they’ve been reading.
69 minutes | 3 years ago
Episode 14: Best of 2017
In this episode, Jenny, Alexa, and Becca talk favorites: fiction, nonfiction, YA, picture books, and TV shows.
39 minutes | 3 years ago
Episode 13: Pig and Pepper
In this episode, Jenny, Alexa, and creator of Pig and Pepper, Rian, discuss their favorite cookbooks, the food scene in Lexington, and family holiday cookie traditions.
47 minutes | 3 years ago
Episode 12: Halloween Special
On this special episode of Checked Out, join Alexa, Jenny, and special guest Brian, as they discuss their favorite scary books, graphic novels, and movies, just in time for Halloween.
17 minutes | 4 years ago
Episode 11: Love and Other Consolation Prizes by Jamie Ford
Join Jenny and Alexa as that chat with Jamie Ford, author of Love and Other Consolation Prizes, about Seattle's forgotten World's Fair, diversity in books, and selling beds to brothels.
29 minutes | 4 years ago
Episode 10: Fallout
Join Alexa and Jenny as they interview Gwenda Bond, author of Fallout, the first book in a YA series focusing on Lois Lane's high school years. They discuss Lois as a character, her relationship with Superman, cyber bullying, and what it was like working with DC Comics on reimagining such an iconic character.
37 minutes | 4 years ago
Episode 9: Inside of a Dog
Join Alexa and Jenny as they discuss Alexandra Horowitz's fascinating book, Inside of a Dog, talk about their own dogs, and interview Ashley with the Lexington Humane Society about everything you could want to know about adopting a pet.
47 minutes | 4 years ago
Episode 8: The Underground Railroad
Join Alexa and special guest host Ashley as they discuss Colson Whitehead’s bestselling and National Book Award-winning novel The Underground Railroad.
45 minutes | 4 years ago
Episode 7: The Return
In this week's episode Alexa, Jenny, and special guest librarian Mariam, talk about Hisham Martar's memoir The Return. Matar chronicles his return to Libya in a quest to find out what happened to his father, who disappeared in 1990.
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