Teen Read Week
Supernatural Listens for Kids and Teens
Collection Development Supernatural Listens for Teens and Middle Schoolers

October is one of the best times to listen to spine-tingling tales, as the days get shorter, the nights get longer, and Halloween looms on the horizon.

Rather than spook younger readers with horror stories, why not share some supernatural audiobooks with them? Read more

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Audiobooks for Kids for Hispanic Heritage Month
Collection Development Audiobooks to Share with Kids During Hispanic Heritage Month

It’s important for kids of all ages to see diversity that reflects the world around them in stories they enjoy. Additionally, it’s important to discover stories that explore cultural heritages similar and different from their own. That’s why these audiobooks are perfect additions to your library and classroom. Read more

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Property of the Rebel Librarian Allison Varnes
Featured Titles, Guest Post PROPERTY OF THE REBEL LIBRARIAN author Allison Varnes on How Audiobooks Make Reading Fun for Students

During my eight years as a special education teacher, I frequently worked with high school students who struggled to be independent readers, due to disabilities and weak decoding and fluency skills. For them, reading meant devoting their energy to decoding the text, leaving no room for expressive reading. Read more

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Promotions & Events Celebrate the freedom to listen on Banned Books Week 2018

Sound off on censorship! Join the national literary community from September 23 through September 29, 2018 to celebrate your right to hear powerful stories. The 2018 theme is “Banning Books Silences Stories. Speak Out!” As the ALA reminds us, censorship succeeds when no one talks about it. Encourage readers to raise their megaphones and speak out for banned books. And of course, audiobooks are the perfect way to truly give these banned books a voice. Read more

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