Season Two podcasts

I have some more exciting news to share! After the success of Season One of ‘Bibliotherapy with State Library Victoria’, with 20,000 listens, I’ve created Season Two.

Each episode focuses on a different feeling or experience and uses the healing power of literature to nourish and comfort us during this challenging time. In Season Two, a six-part series, I will read and speak to selected literary texts and poems that focus on various aspects of wellbeing, using a facilitated self-reflective approach. Again, you can find it on podcast apps or just goggle search ‘Bibliotherapy with State Library Victoria’.

For more information visit https://www.slv.vic.gov.au/bibliotherapy

Bibliotherapy with State Library Victoria

I have some exciting news to share! I have been working on a series of free bibliotherapy podcasts for State Library Victoria.

On Saturday State Library Victoria launch a new podcast series, Bibliotherapy with State Library Victoria. Each episode will focus on a different feeling or experience to use the healing power of literature to nourish and comfort us during this challenging time. In this 9-part series, I will read and speak to selected literary texts and poems that focus on different aspects of wellbeing, using a facilitated self-reflective approach. If you have friends or family you think would benefit from these free podcasts, please invite them to subscribe and, of course, I do hope you will listen for yourself.

https://www.slv.vic.gov.au/bibliotherapy

You can find it on podcast apps – just search ‘Bibliotherapy with State Library Victoria’ and links are provided below.

Spotify

Apple Podcasts

TuneIn

Stitcher

Bibliotherapy and libraries

There are strong links between bibliotherapy and libraries. The concept of bibliotherapy dates back to 300 BC, when ancient civilisations placed inscriptions over library entrances stating that within the building was healing for the soul. The early connection to libraries is even traced to William Shakespeare’s tragedy Titus Andronicus, in which Titus says ‘Come and take choice of all my library, And so beguile they sorrow…’

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Bibliotherapy in INCITE March 2015, volume 36, issue 3, pp. 24-25.