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Audiobook Resources, Virtual Storytime, and more online tools for Libraries, Educators, and Parents

Dear librarians and educators,

Though your doors may be closed, we know you never stop helping your patrons and students. We are here to make things a little easier in these uncertain times with a large number of digital resources for you to share with your communities. From a new weekly book buzz and free listeners’ advisory, to videos for story time, we hope these links can be a lifeline for you and your patrons. Read more

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LibraryReads Make Great Listens
Recommend April’s LibraryReads via your Digital Audiobook Collection

April LibraryReads picks are in! And these audiobooks are just the thing to keep your patrons company next month. From a full cast recording of Lisa Wingate’s latest historical fiction novel, to the laugh-out-loud rom-com turned on its head, You Deserve Each Other, there’s something for every reader. These audiobooks are a wonderful way for digital book clubs to connect over a shared excerpt, or for families to get their reading done while they craft, cook, or take a walk. Read more

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March is Crafting Month: Listen to Audiobooks While You Make Stuff!

No matter their creative outlets of choice, productive patrons can keep their hands free for crafting while hearing the latest listens from their local library. Short stories can be “sew perfect” to get a little done each day; sparkly listens from favorite authors can entertain ears behind an easel; delicious listens add spice to kitchen creativity; and narrative nonfiction can act as the glue that keeps readers riveted to any crafting project for hours on end. Read more

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