Collection Development, Featured-LL Do You Offer the Youngifications on Audio of These Bestselling Nonfiction Titles?
Check your collections for these impactful youngifications of some of today’s most popular nonfiction titles on audio. Audiobooks promote literacy and can expose young readers to new vocabulary or help improve their comprehension and literacy skills. Visit Sound Learning for a closer look at how audiobooks can impact reading accuracy, vocabulary skills, pronunciation, reading speed and more. And remind parents and caregivers at your library about these top-notch productions perfect for family book clubs. We’ve highlighted a few forthcoming youngification editions below. Read more
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May 2019 LibraryReads
Awards & Recognition, Collection Development, Featured 3 Diverse and Discussion-Worthy Listens Make the May LibraryReads List

Two dynamic debuts, plus the return of a popular fantasy series, will be topping May’s holds. Be sure to offer these LibraryReads picks in all formats. And what better way to get a sneak peek at these upcoming titles, than by listening to clips from the audiobooks? Click here to view the full list of May 2019 LibraryReads selections! Read more

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Jill Santopolo More Than Words
Featured, Guest Post Author Jill Santopolo on Why Narrating an Audiobook is “More Than Words”

Bestselling author Jill Santopolo returned to the recording studio for the second time and tells us all about the experience! Keep reading to hear how this author tackled accents and proper pronunciations—and be sure to check out an audio clip and her This is the Author podcast interview below! Read more

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Collection Development, Collection Development, Featured, Featured-LL Reclaiming My Adult Reading Life Post-Baby with Audiobooks

Assoc. Marketing Director Jen (pictured with her little hungry caterpillar) shares what she’s been listening to this summer. Share your own favorite summer audiobooks with us @BOTLibrary.

Let’s just say it had been awhile.

Corduroy? Check! The Very Hungry Caterpillar? Check! Goodnight Moon? Nightly. But taking the time as a newish mom to read a book just for my bookish self? Well…Goodnight goodreads goal has been more like it. Read more

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