Collection Development 5 Ways to Celebrate Audiobook Month With PRH Library!

June is Audiobook Month and it’s time to celebrate! Here are five ways that YOU can celebrate with us! Keep reading to find digital resources, audiobook news, FREE listening, and more!

1. Share on Socials!
Love audiobooks? Tell us how you’re listening by tagging @PRHLibrary and use the hashtag #loveaudiobooks!

Other Things to Share on Social:

  • Meet the Voice video series
  • This is the Author Podcast
  • LibraryReads Make Great Listens collection
  • 2. Promote Audiobooks to Your Patrons
    Does your Readers’ Advisory include Listeners’ Advisory? From featuring audiobooks on your websites and in newsletters, to sharing audiobook clips and new suggestions, there are so many ways to incorporate audio into your library’s outreach! Don’t know where to start? Reach for the stars…

    With starred reviews from publications including Booklist, Library Journal, and AudioFile—your patrons will want to listen to these much-anticipated books that reviewers are raving about. Click HERE to view some noteworthy starred reviews.

    3. Discover New Favorites on Volumes

    Audiobook-loving librarians and patrons alike can now discover and sample new audiobooks directly on their devices with Penguin Random House Audio’s Volumes App. Volumes features exclusive extended excerpts from bestselling authors, including Jodi Picoult, Taylor Jenkins-Reid, and Seth Rogen, and will regularly offer free full-length audiobook downloads. Click HERE to request reviewer access for the Volumes App.

    4. Encourage Young Patrons to Download Titles from SYNC

    SYNC is a free summer audiobook program for teens 13+. Currently happening now and continuing 13 weeks until August 4, SYNC gives participants two thematically paired audiobooks a week. Spread the word to patrons and encourage them to sign up today at www.audiobooksync.com. (You can sign up, too!) Listening Library is proud to be involved with this wonderful program once again, and will be sponsoring two weeks and a total of four terrific titles this year. Click HERE to learn more and sign up for SYNC!

    5. Take Our Quiz!
    What Audiobook Should You Listen to Next? Take Our Quiz Below and Find Out!

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