Multnomah County Library Podcasts

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Plant Yourself Where You Will Bloom with Jennifer G Anderson

Speaker: Jennifer G Anderson

 

Learn ways to create a thriving career that's personally meaningful, financially rewarding, and rooted in your deep interests and passions.

 

Cosponsored by Portland Community College, these free programs help you develop and increase your professional skills.

Recorded live at Central Library: November 7, 2013

Direct download: Brownbag_PlantWhereBloom__20131107.mp3.mp3
Category:Brown Bag Lunch and Learn -- posted at: 3:19pm PST

15 Steps to Confidence with Phil Mandel

Speaker: Phil Mandel

 

Tips on gaining confidence, self esteem and building a more positive self image.

 

Cosponsored by Portland Community College, these free programs help you develop and increase your professional skills.

 

Recorded live at Central Library: October 31, 2013

Direct download: BrownBag_15stepsConfidence_20131031.mp3.mp3
Category:Brown Bag Lunch and Learn -- posted at: 3:51pm PST

A Woman of Color's Journey: Authenticity in the Workplace with Brenda Ivelisse

Speaker: Brenda Ivelisse

 

A candid discussion of the challenges women of color face in the workforce, and sharing strategies on how to navigate those challenges while maintaining authenticity.

 

Cosponsored by Portland Community College, these free programs help you develop and increase your professional skills.

Recorded live at Central Library: October 24, 2013


Direct download: Brownbag_WomanofColorsJourney_20131024.mp3
Category:Brown Bag Lunch and Learn -- posted at: 10:31am PST

Celebrating 100 Years of Central Library: Tour of Central Library, hosted by Local Authors

Join local authors for a tour of Central Library.

Speakers: Kerry Cohen, Bart King, Paulann Petersen, and Phil Stanford

Take a historical tour of the Central Library with this podcast. This tour was commissioned as part of Central Library’s 100th birthday celebration in September of 2013, and is designed to be listened to while walking through the building, as Library features and facts are highlighted by a group of local author narrators.

Recorded live at Central Library: Summer of 2013

Direct download: 20130928_Centennial_Central_Library_Tour_Podcast.mp3
Category:Other -- posted at: 8:09am PST

Revive Your Resolutions with Phil Mandel

Speaker: Phil Mandel

Remember those NYR's resolutions? If you're like most people, they've slipped onto the back burner by now. Learn how to bring them back to life using the tools of NLP.

 

Cosponsored by Portland Community College, these free programs help you develop and increase your professional skills.

 

Recorded live at Central Library: May 2, 2013

Direct download: BrownBag_ReviveYourResolutions_20130502.mp3
Category:Brown Bag Lunch and Learn -- posted at: 4:52pm PST

Brain Health with Andy Swanson

Discover how what you eat affects the brain. Learn natural strategies that support the health of the nervous system, enhance neurological performance and prevent the onset of Alzheimer's, MS and other conditions.

Recorded at Central Library: May 9, 2013

Direct download: 20130509_MCLBrownBag.mp3
Category:Brown Bag Lunch and Learn -- posted at: 12:29pm PST

Building Your Job Search Network with Elizabeth Hayes

Seventy percent of the best jobs are obtained through networking. It is who you know that gets you through the door. You'll learn tips and tools to develop the resources to move you forward in your job search.

Recorded at Central Library: April 18, 2013

Direct download: 20130418_MCLBrownBag.mp3
Category:Brown Bag Lunch and Learn -- posted at: 1:28pm PST

Job Coaching with Jennifer Anderson

Speaker: Jennifer Anderson

Learn ways to frame and focus your job search, and find a career rooted in your deep interests and passions.

Cosponsored by Portland Community College, these free programs help you develop and increase your professional skills.

Recorded live at Central Library: April 11, 2013

Direct download: BrownBag_JenniferAndersonJobCoach_20130411.mp3
Category:Brown Bag Lunch and Learn -- posted at: 4:23pm PST

Everyday Conflict Resolution with Mary Forst & Molly Keating

Speakers: Mary Forst & Molly Keating

 

Conflict is a natural part of life. The question isn't whether you'll experience it, but how to find effective solutions, both at work and home.

 

Cosponsored by Portland Community College, these free programs help you develop and increase your professional skills.

Recorded live at Central Library: April 4, 2013

Direct download: BrownBag_EverydayConflictResolut_20130404.mp3
Category:Brown Bag Lunch and Learn -- posted at: 1:42pm PST

Let's Talk About It: Making Sense of the American Civil War Session 5

Session 5: War and Freedom

Speaker: Dr Richard Etulain

Multnomah County Library presents a free five-part reading and discussion series with project scholar Richard Etulain to discuss the legacy of the Civil War.

 

Let's Talk About It: Making Sense of the American Civil War, has been made possible through a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the American Library Association. Local support provided by The Library Foundation. 

 

Recorded live at Central Library: May 30, 2012

Direct download: LetsTalkMakingSenseoftheCivilWarSession5_May302012.mp3
Category:Other -- posted at: 8:16am PST

Managing Conflict

Speaker: Sam Imperati

Disagree without being disagreeable; fix problems without fixing blame. Discover the conflict resolution and communication tools necessary to reach resolution, not just settlement.

Recorded live at the Central Library: February 28, 2013

Direct download: 20130228_MCLBrownBag_ManagingConflict.mp3
Category:Brown Bag Lunch and Learn -- posted at: 4:25pm PST

Tools for Getting Unstuck with Natasha Harmon

Speaker: Natasha Harmon

Tools for Getting Unstuck:Discover tools for getting out of stuck spots -- in your personal and work lives -- making decisions you'll feel good about and creating the forward motion that makes change happen.

Cosponsored by Portland Community College, these free programs help you develop and increase your professional skills.

Recorded live at Central Library: February 21, 2013

Direct download: 20130221MCL_BrownBag_Harmon.mp3
Category:Brown Bag Lunch and Learn -- posted at: 10:20am PST

We May Be Getting Older, But We Don't Have to Act It with Flora Novarra

Speaker:Flora Novarra

We May Be Getting Older, But Don't Have to Act It with Flora Novarra

Three key lifestyle choices keep us younger and more energized. You know the first two: exercise and nutrition. Learn why social interaction/engagement is the crucial third task for living your life with gusto.

Recorded live at Central Library: February 14, 2013

Direct download: 20130214MCL_BrownBag_Novarra.mp3
Category:Brown Bag Lunch and Learn -- posted at: 11:36am PST

How to Get What you Mean, Not What You Say with Steven Fulmer

Speaker: Steven Fulmer

How to Get What you Mean, Not What You Say with Steven Fulmer.

Building a life is like building a house, and the right tools make all the difference. Add a few more skills to your tool belt to achieve craftsmanship-quality, success and happiness in your life.

Cosponsored by Portland Community College, these free programs help you develop and increase your professional skills.

Recorded live at Central Library: January 30, 2013

Direct download: 20130130_MCLBrown_Bag_Fulmer.mp3
Category:Brown Bag Lunch and Learn -- posted at: 11:36am PST

William Stafford Birthday Celebration 2013

Join us for our 13th annual celebration of the work of Oregon's most famous and beloved poet, William Stafford. Born in 1914, Stafford was a celebrated poet, teacher, mentor, and champion of free speech and thought. He was a professor at Lewis and Clark College, received the National Book Award for Traveling Through the Dark in 1963, was poetry consultant to the Library of Congress (1970-71), and served as Oregon’s Poet Laureate in 1975.  A conscientious objector during World War II, Stafford died in 1993.

The program is hosted by Joseph A. Soldati, poet, long-time member of Friends of William Stafford and former chair of its board of trustees.  He is the author of four poetry books, including most recently the chapbook, On Account of Darkness. 

Recorded live at Central Library: January 27, 2013

Participants in this year's celebration include:

Greta Blalock is the Port of Portland Art Program Coordinator, working with local and regional visual artists and musicians to create pockets of serenity within the bustling airport environment.

A. Molotkov is a writer, composer, filmmaker and visual artist who emigrated to the U.S in 1990. His award-winning work includes the 2011 Boone’s Dock Press poetry chapbook contest for his True Stories from the Future.

Penelope Scambly Schott is a poet whose verse biography A is for Anne: Mistress Hutchinson Disturbs the Commonwealth received an Oregon Book Award for Poetry. She teaches an annual poetry workshop in Dufur, Oregon, and her new chapbook Lovesong for Dufur is forthcoming from Windfall Press. 

Scot Siegel, a town-planning consultant from Lake Oswego, is a former Friends of William Stafford board member. His most recent book isThousands Flee California Wildflowers.

Laura D. Weeks is an editor, translator, consecutive interpreter, and the founder of Weeks’ Wunderkinder Piano Studio. She is the author of two chapbooks, Deaf Man Talking and The Mad Woman.

Wendy Willis is the Executive Director of the Policy Consensus Initiative, a national organization devoted to improving democratic governance. Her first book of poems, Blood Sisters of the Republic, was recently published.

Direct download: Wm_Stafford_Birthday_Celebration_20130127.mp3
Category:Other -- posted at: 2:39pm PST

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