Adventures of the Lifting Librarian

Krystal Gagen-Spriggs

A podcast filled with bookish, lifting, academia, and other fun things.Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/theliftinglibrarian.au. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Join me as I discuss some research I've just come across in my PhD that's all about the Matthew Effect and reading efficiency. I also explain why Graphic Novels are the perfect tool to help improve comprehension.Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/theliftinglibrarian.au. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Aug 11

15 min 8 sec

In today's episode I breakdown why the history of school libraries has created issues for the teacher librarians and school libraries of today. I also explain a little bit about my PhD and where I'm aiming to go with that. If you'd like to send a voice mail and potentially have it included in an episode, please email through a 1-2 minute voice message to theliftinglibrarian.au@gmail.com Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/theliftinglibrarian.au. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Jul 22

16 min 50 sec

In today's episode I break down the way in which I view genres for both my fiction collection and how we do it at school. I also recommend the following books: What we saw by Aaron Hartzler (TW - sexual violence) Salt to the sea by Ruta Sepetys  The extraordinaries by TJ Klune Cinder from The Lunar Chronicles by Marissa Meyer Warcross by Marie Lu Nyxia by Scott Reintgen Navigating the stars from The Sentinels of the Galaxy by Maria V Snyder These Broken Stars from the Starbound Trilogy by Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner Illuminae from the Illuminae Files by Amie Kaufman and Jay KristoffJust in case you were interested in learning more about Hugh Herr, here is a link to his TED Talk profile and videos: https://www.ted.com/speakers/hugh_herr Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/theliftinglibrarian.au. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Jul 9

27 min 34 sec

Join me on today's adventure where I talk to my husband, Drew Spriggs, about opening and owning a gym, and all that comes with it.Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/theliftinglibrarian.au. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Jun 21

27 min 27 sec

In this week's episode I share a little about my mental health story, some Australian statistics, and how reading a Graphic Novel helped me to understand my mental health so much more.Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/theliftinglibrarian.au. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Jun 2

20 min 8 sec

In this week's episode, as a special 30th birthday treat to myself, I talk about my love for Harry Potter. I cover why I love it so much and what it means to me, ownership of the universe, my role models from the books, and what I'm going to cover next week. Enjoy!Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/theliftinglibrarian.au. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

May 26

23 min 30 sec

Adventures of the Lifting Librarian - a Podcast by a teacher librarian, academic and gym owner filled with all things fun!Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/theliftinglibrarian.au. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

May 19

9 min 39 sec