Expect an uptick in audio check-outs as the temperature rises and patrons head out on summer road trips, or desire hot new hands-free reading picks for a run or relaxation. Thanks to the great taste of librarians across the country, the monthly list of LibraryReads are always in high-demand. Don’t forget to offer the audio editions and promote your digital collections to patrons who are eagerly awaiting the discovery of a new favorite book. Read more
June is Audiobook Month and ALA Annual! We’re heading down to D.C. to celebrate the many ways that audiobooks make it possible to combine our love of reading with our favorite summer activities. Stop by BOT in the Penguin Random House booth #1805 to pick up the perfect swag for audiobook lovers Read more
As bestselling author Lynda Mullaly Hunt told Brightly in an interview, “one of the things that has made me happy as an author is that my books have allowed children to develop empathy for themselves. There are a lot of kids beating themselves up over perceived faults and we need to teach kids that failure is not to be feared or avoided. Encountering failure means you’re challenging yourself. It means you’re brave.” Read more
June is Audiobook Month and what better way to celebrate than by offering these delightful listens to patrons? As the recent Audio Publishers Association survey revealed, 50% of Americans have now listened to an audiobook. Readers who love print books love audiobooks, too, and use them to fit MORE reading into their day. So be sure to include audio in your LibraryReads displays! Read more
Greetings, theatre-lovers! The great work begins! The audiobook has arrived!
Tony Kushner’s acclaimed and award-winning play in two parts, Angels in America, is now available as an audiobook production that captures the theatrical experience in a new way, for a new type of audience. Read more