In an interesting turn of fate, the next guest for our Quarantine conversations series was suggested to us by a guest from the first episode. Edras Hidalgo is a Red Cross volunteer who works alongside Celia Vollmer in providing outreach to the Brentwood Community. He shares his unique perspective on providing outreach during the Covid 19 quarantine, and a little about what inspired him to become a volunteer.
For todays episode of quarantine conversations, me and Peter check in with Dawn, another long time Brentwood resident and library patron. Dawn shares how she has kept busy during the quarantine by attending library programs and staying in touch with her friends and family. Also joining our podcast is special guest from our listening audience.
In today’s episode we catch up with long time Brentwood Library patron Tuty. Tuty speaks about her experiences during quarantine, and how the library’s seed program helped her cultivate her garden during the Summer.
Claudia has been a patron of the Brentwood library for several years, and today me and Peter get to catch up with her to see how she has been keeping busy during quarantine. We discuss her work at the UN, as well as what audio books she has been enjoying.
In today’s episode, me and Peter pay a virtual visit to our friends at the Brentwood public library Career and business development center. Our colleagues Vicki, Olivia, and Kaven share their memories and thoughts on how working at the career center has evolved during the COVID-19 quarantine.
Peter and Peter catch up with librarians and fellow podcasters Christoher Kretz and Christopher DeCristofaro. They discuss the quarantine, podcasting and even squeeze in some tech talk.
You may find Christopher Kretz’s podcast, The Long Island history Project, at http://www.longislandhistoryproject.org/, or here on Blubrry at https://blubrry.com/the_long_island_history/.
Christopher DeCristofaro’s podcast, the Library Pros, may be found at https://www.thelibrarypros.com/, or here on Blubrry at https://blubrry.com/thelibrarypros/.
In this special Brentwood Stories miniseries, my cohost Peter and I check in with members of the Brentwood Library family to document their experiences during quarantine. Today’s episode features Ellen Edelstein, President of the Brentwood Historical Society and Celia Vollmer, long time Brentwood Library Employee and Red Cross Volunteer.
On February 27th, 2020, the Brentwood Public Library hosted Dr. Zebulon Miletsky for a conference on African Americans and the right to vote. Zebulon was joined by panelists Mia Brett, Willie Mack and William Johnson, Jr.. As they discusses an array of voters rights topics.
Peter Ward relates the tales of a fascinating epoch in Brentwood’s history: Brentwood in the Pines.
Long time Entenmann’s employees Bruce and Horace share stories about the chocolate room, cake theft, and the debacle that was fat free all butter loaf.