Listen to staff picks, teen book discussions, library performances, oral histories from local immigrants and the history of the library from some of its founders.
Words of Wiser - Various members of our staff gather to discuss what we are reading, watching or listening to. Get great recommendations from our friendly staff.
The Chowder Chat with the Teen Library Council, where they share their views on pop culture, literary news and more!
Parent Information Series - This annual workshop series explores parenting issues with experts in their fields. When we record one of these workshops, it will appear here.
Founders' Oral History - Travel back in time to the early days of the library's founding. Listen as these community activists share their memories of the grassroots movement that resulted in today's Cedar Mill Community Library.
Community Oral History - In 2009, in honor of Oregon's sesquicentennial, we recorded 14 interviews with local immigrants and descendants of immigrants to illustrate the importance of immigration on our community. More interviews were added in 2011. This Oral History Project was done with the help of Matt Hiefield and his history students at Sunset High School. More information...
Local teens from our Teen Library Council read a bunch of newly
published books and they've got the scoop on whether they are worth
your time or not. The books discussed in March were:
Darwin Arklight and the Insidious Bleck by AJ Hartley
Always October by Bruce Coville
The Fire Horse Girl by Kay Honeyman
Money Run by Jack Heath
Prisoner B-3087 by Alan Gratz
About the Podcast
Audio recordings from the Cedar Mill & Bethany Community Libraries. These include staff picks, teen book discussions, library performances, oral histories from local immigrants and the history of the library from some of its founders.