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I Blame My Shelf: A Hillsboro Public Library podcast

A monthly podcast from the Hillsboro Public Library that aims to give our patrons new ways to interact with their public library, by suggesting materials, services, and resources for them to discover and explore. Hopefully we entertain as well.

Jan 4, 2022

A new year is upon us and hosts Christie and Julie return to the pod to talk about upcoming January releases, and Chris stops by to share some favorite non-fiction reads.

Here's a list of all the books mentioned in this episode: https://wccls.bibliocommons.com/list/share/1297716497_hillsboro_recommends/2024601009


Dec 7, 2021

In this episode, Hillsboro Public Library staff share their favorite reads published in 2021. As any book nerd knows, it's sometimes impossible to choose just one favorite, so we allowed everyone to pick up to two books.

Click here to see a list of all books recommended this...


Nov 2, 2021

November is here and hosts Elena and Christie return to the pod to talk upcoming releases, and Jennifer stops by to discuss her favorite cozy reads and share some tips on how best to create a cozy atmosphere for reading. So pull up an armchair by the fireplace, wrap yourself in a snuggly blanket, and tune in for...


Oct 19, 2021

HPL otaku Alanna, Molly, and Mary return to talk more manga and anime, taking a look back at this record-breaking year in manga sales and discussing their all-time favorite series, genres, and adaptations.

Here is a catalog list of all the anime and manga referenced in this episode:


Oct 5, 2021

Hosts Elena and Christie are back to talk about upcoming October releases, and bring in Karen to share some of her favorite titles from the witch fiction genre. So listen in and find your next read - we promise you'll be spellbound!

Elena and Christie's list of October releases to get excited about: