Audio

Mar
30

Soundtrack for stay-at-home projects

Are you looking for a soundtrack for your stay at home projects? Matthew Cooper from our Amelia Branch has compiled a list of albums that you can download at home through our catalog. You’ll find music in this list of all types and times. These are records that you may have missed, but you shouldn’t have from classics to rare gems!

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Jun
18

Great advantages to listening to audiobooks

First, let’s clear up a misconception. Listening to audiobooks counts as reading. Think of it as books for your ears instead of your eyes. Audiobooks give you another way to experience and enjoy books! Advantages So what are the advantages to listening to audiobooks? The biggest advantage is the cost. Lots of online services offer […]

By Laura | Audio
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Dec
27

Dystopian books for adults

Teen dystopian books and series such as The Hunger Games, Divergent, and The Maze Runner, with their attendant popularity and movie deals, have become all the rage among readers and viewers who favor tales that are “relating to or denoting an imagined place or state in which everything is unpleasant or bad, typically a totalitarian […]

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Aug
21

Adult Audiobooks for Young Adults

School is back in session and you’re looking for a book not on your assigned reading list, the library has you covered with a selection of adult audiobooks for young adults! Another Brooklyn by Jacqueline Woodson A story that depicts August and her three friends as the come of age in Brooklyn in the 1960s […]

By Andrea | Audio . books
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Jun
30

Bible Story Retellings on Audiobook

Familiar Bible stories explore themes and characters through talented narrators in audiobooks and digital downloads available at the library from Overdrive, Hoopla and RBdigital. The Handmaid and the Carpenter by Elizabeth Berg is a new rendition of the Christmas story in which a young couple, Mary and Joseph, who are planning to be married, only […]

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Dec
18

Unplugging in a Device-Free Zone

Unplug? Go without cell phone/computer/internet/movies/television/music/games? Why would I want to do that? It’s not like it’s addictive or harmful for me. Or is it? The ongoing unplugged movement, which celebrates face-to-face human interaction and communing with the physical world, or meatspace, as opposed to cyberspace or a virtual environment, suggests it is healthy to get […]

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Jun
15

8+ Unread (Must Read!) Classics

This blog is a librarian confessional; a shameful list of as-yet-undiscovered worlds. Perusing my Goodreads To-Read bookshelf, I see 50+ unread  books, consisting of both fiction and nonfiction. I have narrowed this imposing list down to 8-ish for this post based on the following criteria: the book must be more than ten years old, considered a […]

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May
23

7 Humorous Fiction Audiobooks

Get ready for your next road trip with a humorous audio book! The Rosie Effect by Graeme Simsion – The Wife Project is complete, and Don and Rosie are happily married and living in New York. But they’re about to face a new challenge because–surprise–Rosie is pregnant. Don sets about learning the protocols of becoming […]

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