Podcast Episode 15: Justin Hoenke talks about the legacy of libraries, blogging with honesty and Soup-er Bowl parties

Justin Hoenke and a chicken

Justin Hoenke is a human being who has worked in public libraries all over the United States and is currently the Executive Director of the Benson Memorial Library in Titusville, Pennsylvania. Before that, he was Coordinator of Tween/Teen Services at the Chattanooga Public Library in Chattanooga, Tennessee where Justin created The 2nd Floor, a 14,000 square foot space for ages 0-18 that brought together learning, fun, creating, and public events. Justin is a member of the 2010 American Library Association Emerging Leaders class and was named a Mover and Shaker in 2013 by the publication Library Journal. His professional interests include public libraries as community centres, library management, video games, and creative spaces. Follow Justin on Twitter at @justinlibrarian and read his blog at www.justinthelibrarian.com.

In this episode we discuss:

Recommendations from Justin:

  • Don’t be afraid of using open source technology in your library e.g. Koha, Linux
  • Take the time to go outside for a walk during your work day, observe and enjoy the world!
  • Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino (album) by Arctic Monkeys (band), 2018

Contact Justin on Twitter or LinkedIn.

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Music by Richard Frohlich and sound by Inspector J

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