Check It Out!
By Sno-Isle Libraries
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A podcast from Sno-Isle Libraries for lifelong learners with inquiring minds. Check It Out! introduces the amazing people who work at, use and collaborate with the library district – and all of the services it offers to residents of Washington State’s Snohomish and Island counties.
||CleanEpisode 13: How to talk about depression with Bill Bernat||Chapter 1 – Bill Bernat Bill Bernat has been dealing with depression – his own and others’ – for a long time. Through his experience, Bernat has developed an approach – a perspective – on depression that manages to be||1/18/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 12: The art of breaking glass with Jack Archibald||Chapter 1: Jack Archibald and breaking glass The Pacific Northwest has a growing number of famous glass makers, but Jack Archibald doesn’t count himself as among that group. “I call myself a glass breaker. It has taken me years to accept the mantle||12/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 11: Awakening the strength of community with Kathy Coffey||Chapter 1: Kathy Coffey and community leadership Kathy Coffey, Executive Director of Leadership Snohomish County (LSC), has more than a little experience in supporting communities and fostering leadership growth. Besides leading LSC, Kathy serves as a m||12/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 10: Jonalyn Woolf-Ivory and 33 years of Sno-Isle Libraries||Chapter 1: Jonalyn Woolf-Ivory Sno-Isle Libraries Executive Director Jonalyn Woolf-Ivory retires at the end of November 2018 after 33 years of service and the past 16 years leading the organization. Jonalyn discusses her early years in Deming, Wash., as||11/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 9: Kenn Dickinson and teaching the transition game to executives||Chapter 1: Kenn Dickinson and the transition game Kenn Dickinson is a former NCAA and European professional basketball player. Kenn is the president of Fast Break Executive Business Coaching, a Mukilteo-based firm that coaches managers and executives to||11/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 8: Evolving through adversity with Seconde Nimenya||Chapter 1 Award-winning author, diversity trainer and naturalized U.S. citizen Seconde Nimenya joins hosts Cindy Tingley and Ken Harvey for a wide-ranging discussion about her 2016 TEDx talk, journey from her birthplace in Burundi, Africa to the Pacific||11/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 7: How strong roots grow into local leaders||It seems like Marti Anamosa and Terry Lippincott grew up together, it just happened to be in separate parts of the country. Marti is a native of Albuquerque, N.M. and now a Whidbey Island resident, while Terry is from Everett and now resides in Snohomis||10/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 6: Finding fulfillment (and coffee) through social enterprise||Jeff Ericson started working at age 12 and found retirement-level success by the time he was 30. What the avowed entrepreneur says that he hadn’t discovered, despite his theological education, was fulfillment. In his habitual jump-first, look-second a||9/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 5: From roots to rockets with Rob Branigin||Librarian Rob Branigin’s interests range from family roots to outer space. Branigin, along with co-hosts Ken Harvey and Cindy Tingley, delves into genealogy, Star Trek and more. The Indiana native discusses his own discovery of the library’s rich re||9/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 4: Strategically planning the library district||As Deputy Director of Sno-Isle Libraries, does she get to wear a badge shaped like a star? Kendra Trachta shares the answer to that question and what it’s like to oversee the people and operations at 23 community libraries spread across two counties.||8/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
I checked it out and liked it.
Surprisingly interesting. Getting to know the guests is like discovering new friends. And always learning more about what the library offers.
Ken and his co-hosts continue to help me understand the value of my Sno-Isle Libraries card to myself and my community. Very informative podcast!