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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.

Sep 7, 2021

Library staff Elena and Christie discuss September releases to get excited about, and Julie shares some creepy books set on academic campuses for all your back to school needs. Get ready to grow your "to be read" list!

Elena and Christie's list of September...


Jun 1, 2021

Find out what the Hillsboro Public Library has planned for this summer, including our Summer Reading Program and Library on the Loose visits. We also take a look at upcoming books for adults and children that we are looking forward to, and grill the HPL Trivia Team with library-related trivia questions!

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May 1, 2021

Our latest podcast episode is a deep dive into comics and graphic novels in libraries, to help kick-off our new teen graphic novel book club starting in June! Librarians from around Oregon came together virtually in 2020 to discuss graphic novels, comics, and manga - what we like, what gets checked out, and what we...


Mar 1, 2021

In November 2019, staff from the Hillsboro Public Library sat down to play the roleplaying game My Little Pony: Tails of Equestria. This is a great introductory roleplaying game for young ones and adults alike, and we wanted to show off how it works. The library has all the gamebooks you and your family needs to...


Dec 23, 2020

On January 23, 2020, the Hillsboro Public Library hosted A Book That Changed My Life, an event that saw our community gather together to listen to and share stories about the books that have had a major impact on our lives.

Special guest speakers include: Hillsboro City Manager Robby Hammond, Hillsboro School District...