Vancouver Public Library

Vancouver Public Library, Central Branch 

Address: 350 W Georgia St, Vancouver, BC V6B 6B1

Phone: 604.331.3603

Email: info@vpl.ca

Accessibility info: The Central Library is wheelchair-accessible with elevator access to all floors. All washrooms in the building are trans-inclusive. Central Library also has a single-stall, wheelchair-accessible, gender-neutral washroom on Level 2 (key available to anyone who asks for it at the Level 2 Information Desk).

Below the Radar

A knowledge mobilization podcast. Amplifying ideas that are flying below the radar. This podcast talks about environmental and social justice, arts, culture, community-building and urban issues with featured guests.

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Co-Ops, Campus Radio, and Collectives

With stories about big-money podcast deals flooding the news, it's easy to lose sight of the podcasting's DIY roots. But podcasting is still an accessible medium, with room for new creators and new networks.

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My podcast is ready to go. Now, how do I get people to listen?

You’ve got a podcast ready to go, but how do you deliver it to your audience? From RSS feeds and analytics to networking and promotion, we ask a panel of experts to tell us what podcasters need to do to get their work into the ears of listeners. 

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Politicoast

PolitiCoast is a politics podcast from the West Coast that covers Vancouver, British Columbia, Canadian and some international politics from a BC lens. This live show will be focused on a post-federal election analysis. 
 

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Women and Non-Binary People in Podcasting

Despite its growth, podcasting continues to struggle with diversity; often women, people of colour, LGBTQ2S and non-binary people do not see themselves represented as podcasters. Featuring a panel of diverse podcasters in Vancouver who are making the medium their own this session will discuss the role women and non-binary people are playing in transforming this emerging medium.

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Seen

Through the eyes of Black and brown queer womxn, Seen explores how we choose to live at the intersection of personal healing and collective liberation work.
 

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Listening Party

As podcasts become more popular, creators are looking for new ways to create a unique sound. How do you create a soundscape that challenges, tantalizes, and excites your listeners?

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Inside Vancouver

Podcasts might be a global medium, but lots of creators are using them to tell uniquely local stories. 

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Let’s Talk About Myths, Baby

Greek and Roman myths, the classics and the lesser-known, are retold by a feminist millennial who is both obsessed with the stories, and eager to point out the more problematic aspects. The myths are told in a casual, contemporary, and blunt way by the very passionate, and at times rant-y, myth obsessed Liv. 

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Dancing About Podcasting

Why do we like listening to people talk about a visual medium? Will film podcasts help get people going to the theatres again? 

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