Mariam and Wayne discuss the construction of New Circle Road, the transition of the downtown streets to one way, and other major transportation projects in Lexington. (You might notice some light construction noise after the 25-minute mark - there were renovations happening on the floor above us, our apologies!) An image of Main Street while it was still two-way is available on the Kentucky Photo Archive here.
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Producer Erin takes a turn on the other side of the mic to tell the story of the unsolved murder of Alexander T. Hays. She explores the coverage of the crime, the investigation, the suspect, and two theories of the 1846 crime.
Jennifer and Alexa chat about what they've been reading and listening to since the last podcast.
(Beginning at minute mark 08:11, they talk about the problematic history of romance novels and consent. If you are uncomfortable with this topic, you can chapter skip to minute mark 11:55.)
Please complete this form to request a Destination Kindergarten Storytime Kit. Kits may be borrowed for 2 weeks. Each kit contains: 5-7 books, a binder with songs, action rhymes, and fingerplays, and several classroom manipulatives for activities. A staff member will contact you within 2-3 days regarding your request. Please note: These kits are intended for classroom use,... more info
You can request a "Bag of Books" to access our materials when you're unable to browse in person. Complete the form below, and we'll pull up to 10 items that match your specified interests. You can help us locate more items by keeping your requests general. Some examples of requests we can accomodate include:
- Cozy mysteries
- Vegan cookbooks
- Picture books about space
- Books on CD by James Patterson
- British TV series on DVD
Please note: While we will do our best, we may not be able to locate 10 items that match your request.... more info