Awards & Recognition, Featured-LL Listening Library’s Best Audiobooks of 2017

Does your library offer the best children’s and young adults titles on audio? Listen to clips from our 2017 all-star audios on “Best Of” lists pulled from the country’s top publications, including School Library Journal, The New York Times, Booklist, AudioFile, and more. Read more

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Awards & Recognition, Featured-LL Listening Library’s Best Audiobooks of 2016

Does your library offer the best in children’s and teen audiobooks? This year’s top selections from Booklist, School Library Journal, The New York Times, and AudioFile feature award-winning narrators, original music, and more diverse voices than ever. Hear clips from this year’s best audiobooks. Read more

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Awards & Recognition, Featured-LL School Library Journal’s Best Audiobooks of 2016

Do you offer the best in children’s and teen audiobooks at your library? School Library Journal’s top picks for 2016 include a touching tale of friendship, a rocking summer road trip, a sweeping work of historical fiction, and a powerful story of love and tragedy. Read more

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Awards & Recognition, Collection Development, Featured-LL School Library Journal’s Top Audiobook Picks of 2015

School Library Journal unveiled their Top 10 Audiobook Picks of 2015 on Twitter this week. Media editor Stephanie Klose explained that “for an audiobook to make the #SLJBest2015 list, the work’s plot, characterization, prose craft, narration, and production all had to be ace.” They also aim to include titles for kids of all ages, as well as a wide range of voices and experiences. Listening Library is thrilled to have two groundbreaking titles for teens on School Library Journal’s list Read more

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Collection Development, Collection Development, Promotions & Events, Promotions & Events Don’t Miss Four FREE May Webinars covering Common Core, Diversity, Current Library Trends in Audio, and Mysteries!

Want to be in the know? Four exciting webinars are happening this month. Mark your calendars and visit with 2015 Coretta Scott King Winner, Jason Reynolds; Grammy Award-winning producer, Dan Zitt; and Odyssey Honor-winning narrator MacLeod Andrews—plus, learn about new CCSS titles and solve the conundrum of how to build a better mystery collection. Read more

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