Released: July 15, 2016

After a bit of a hiatus, Check It Out is back! In this episode, Mari McKeeth explains how the library chooses items to add to its adult print collection (10:59); Laura Rocco recommends a funny book about a Depressing topic (8:59); and Kristi C. talks up two YA sports novels with universal themes (12:05). Plus, we invite you to read along with us in preparation for our upcoming spinoff podcast.

Laura recommends:

Kristi recommends:

The library’s new podcast stars will discuss:

As always, we’d love to hear from you! Our email is ask@normalpl.org, and we can be found on Twitter @NPLTweets.