DO YOU LISTEN TO BOOKS?

All of the hours I spend listening to the radio (public radio that is) have led me to believe that it’s the closest thing to reading. It certainly seems to work similar channels of my brain, and feels as effortless. I can become engrossed in a great radio broadcast much the same way as I’m drawn into a book, with the added bonus that the radio allows me to cook or drive at the same time! Recently, however, a BOOK RIOT blog post reminded me that audiobooks are (of course) the closest thing to reading. Yes, I realize that’s about … Continue reading DO YOU LISTEN TO BOOKS?

Heard at the Circulation Desk – Do you have audio books?

Yes!  The Library has an excellent collection of audio books.  We have audio books on CD as well as our digital audio collection on eMedia.  The talking books in the Library can be borrowed for three weeks and are renewable once.  The digital audio books can be borrowed for one or two weeks and are also renewable. Talking books are great for long car trips, daily commutes, dog walks, as well as passing the time while going about daily chores. Many would attest that they are also a sure cure for sleepless nights.   Often the newer titles are available as talking books when … Continue reading Heard at the Circulation Desk – Do you have audio books?