Completely Booked 2019 Archive

New Year's Eve Champagne Guide - Justin Tichy

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Happy New Year’s Eve from all of us at the Jacksonville Public Library! Our guest, Justin Tichy, joins us on the podcast to talk about something wildly popular for NYE festivities: Champagne. We chat about the history of the Champagne region in France, how to decode labels on a bottle, misconceptions people have about popular Champagnes, the best places to find a good bottle of bubbles in Jax, and more.

The Greater Jacksonville Agricultural Fair - Gayle Hart

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Gayle Hart is the VP of Marketing for the Greater Jacksonville Agricultural Fair. She joins us on today's episode of Completely Booked to chat about the wonderful things her team does for the community and how she first became involved with the fair.

Tuba Christmas - Marc Dickman + Suna Hall

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TubaChristmas is a music concert held in cities worldwide that celebrates those who play, teach, and compose music for instruments in the tuba family. On this week's episode of Completely Booked, we chat with Marc Dickman and Suna Hall, the conductor and coordinator of Jacksonville's TubaChristmas performance, about what to expect at the upcoming concert on Saturday, December 14th. Our producer, Justin, guest hosts this episode as he is a longtime player in TubaChristmas.

New Releases - December 2019

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Hello book friends! This segment is for you. Welcome to our first Wednesday podcast episode highlighting new releases to look out for this month. We sit down with Shawn Norton from our Readers' Advisory Committee to chat about materials coming to the library in December 2019.

Channeling Anna Fletcher - Tim Gilmore

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Local author and historian Tim Gilmore returns to Completely Booked this week to chat about his recently published book, Channeling Anna Fletcher: On Seances and Women’s Rights. We also talk about Tim’s website, Jax Psycho Geo, that contains nearly 500 unique, unusual, and macabre stories on local Jacksonville history.

Getting Ready for the Holidays - Rebecca McNeil

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The holiday season is here, so we have preschool teacher Rebecca McNeil back on Completely Booked to help you get your family ready. We go over tips for handling holiday traditions and gift-giving with your children, fun activities you can do with your family over the break, and, of course, her top holiday book recommendations for the little ones.

Finding Your Voice - Anna Claire Hodge

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Anna Claire Hodge is a writer based in Jacksonville, Florida, and holds a Ph.D in creative writing from Florida State University. She is also Visiting Instructor of Writing at the University of North Florida. We interviewed Anna-Claire Hodge on the latest episode of Completely Booked about the struggles of being an artist, finding your voice, and figuring out your place in the world.

Buffalo Soldiers Historical Society - Joe Tillman

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In honor of Veterans Day, we interviewed Joe Tillman, President of the Buffalo Soldiers Historical Society. We explore the history of African American soldiers, and discuss ways to express appreciation for veterans on this special day.

JaxbyJax Literary Arts Festival - Darlyn and Brad Kuhn

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Each year JaxbyJax hosts a literary arts festival highlighting Jacksonville stories and settings, and this year one of its main venues is the Main Library! On this week's episode of Completely Booked, we chat with the driving forces behind JaxbyJax, Darlyn and Brad Kuhn, about everything you need to know for the upcoming festival on Saturday, November 16.

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