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Collection Development, Featured, Featured-LL 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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Collection Development, Featured Listeners’ (Heat) Advisory: The Hottest August Audiobooks

There’s so much to love on audio this August, patrons will be too busy listening to notice how quickly summer is passing us by! From beach listens to business inspiration, to a beloved TV star’s audio debut, a captivating series finale, and SO much more…now is the time to dive in to your audio collection to check your holds for these standout listens coming soon! Read more

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Collection Development, Featured Patrons Can Pause Their Stress When They Play an Audiobook

For many book lovers, the library itself can bring a great sigh of relief. A feeling of calm. A sense of quiet and purpose. Perusing the stacks, breathing in the book scent…you know, the typical trappings of a relaxation video. (Who needs a walk on the beach? Give me a library any day!) Read more

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Awards & Recognition, Collection Development, Featured-LL BookRiot names 25 Best Children’s Audiobooks—Do you have these on your shelves?

BookRiot has selected what they think are the best in children’s audiobooks—and have kindly reminded their readers: “Don’t forget: your public library is a great source for free audiobooks for kids.” Don’t disappoint patrons—be sure these beloved Listening Library picks have a place on your physical and digital audio shelves. Read more

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