Mary Stein Talks Pop-up Library

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East Baton Rouge Library Director Mary Stein joined us in studio to talk about the new pop-up library.  Stein says that the new pop-up library system will allow folks who do not have a library card to get online and have access to a few hundred titles.  She gives an example of how if you do not own a library card and you are on a flight or hotel room, you can use the pop-up library to read a variety of books and magazines.  She says that this gives more people access to Baton Rouge’s vast library system.

Mary also talks about the library’s business service center in the airport for business travelers to help them connect with the business crowd.  She also says that they are looking into putting a kiosk at the airport that with the swipe of a library card, would dispense a book.

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Brian Haldane

Brian started in radio in late 2004 as a part-time board operator, but “made his bones” in the business a year later when Hurricane Katrina struck, catapulting him into a full time position covering both news and production of live broadcasts. Haldane was promoted to Program Director in 2008 and held that post until 2011 when he was recruited to help launch a new station. In 2011, Brian helped launch Talk 107.3 FM. He was the morning show co-host, and helped build the show and the station into a top 10 performer. From there, Brian has moved on to work in Inbound Marketing, where he strives to marry the worlds of traditional advertising w/ the marketing methods of tomorrow. He also hosts a number of podcasts, including The Red Bayou Show, which is featured here.

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