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A review of Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity by Katherine Boo I would have sworn I was listening to a novel as I followed the saga of Abdul, a “trash-picker”, and his neighbors–all of whom live in Annawadi, a slum that sits right next to the airport in Mumbai, […]
Teens and other readers of Young Adult Literature will have the opportunity to listen to bestselling titles and required reading classics this summer. Each week until August 23, 2013, SYNC will offer two free audiobook downloads.
On April 29, improvements will be made to OverDrive, the library’s ebook website, changing the look, feel, and experience of checking out ebooks!
Audiobooks are popular, especially in the summertime. Join Thad Hartman and Lissa Staley as they host a discussion (36:08) with Marie Manthe about discovering and enjoying audiobooks, favorite narrators and preferred formats. What are your favorite audiobooks?
My review of the audiobook Revolution by Jennifer Donnelly I was thoroughly engrossed by this story about a teenager–Andi–who fights her own personal demons while vividly encountering the world of the French Revolution. Andi is, in short, a mess. Her younger brother Truman’s death has reduced her to popping anti-depressant pills just to make it […]
As its contract with OverDrive expires, the State Library of Kansas announces another way for customers to access downloadable books. Learn about One Click Digital and why it’s an important tool for downloadable audiobook listeners.
The way you download e-books and digital audiobooks from the library will soon change. On Dec. 5, your access the OverDrive service, which provides our ebooks and downloadable audiobooks, will end. Find out more by clicking into this post or ask a librarian.
A review of the audiobook Picking Cotton: Our Memoir of Injustice and Redemption by Jennifer Thompson-Cannino and Ronald Cotton, with Erin Torneo
Powerful, insightful, and shocking. Those are the three words I would choose to describe this story told by two very brave individuals.
Do you listen to Young Adult audiobooks? If not, this summer is a perfect time to start! You can check out audiobooks from the library and check out the SYNC program.
Digital Talking Books keeps avid readers connected to their passion even when their ability to see fails them. Talking Books Week, March 1-6, is a perfect time to try out this free service or inquire about it for a loved one. Staff can even personalize selections and customize due dates based on a customer’s reading […]