LibraryReads June
Awards & Recognition, Featured June LibraryReads Make Great Listens! Celebrate Audiobook Month!

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

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Marketing Tips, Marketing Tips 11 ways to celebrate June is Audiobook Month @ your library

With numerous literacy benefits and high entertainment value, audiobooks are heating up headphones across the country. Celebrate the art of storytelling this June by promoting the audiobook format at your library—new listeners and audiophiles alike will want to join in the fun. Follow these tips and watch your audio circulation soar! Read more

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Marketing Tips, Marketing Tips Tips to Help Promote Audiobooks at Your Library

Audiobooks grow increasingly popular year after year. As NPR reported in their story “Demand For Audio Books Keeps Penguin Random House Recording,” there were over 36,000 audiobooks recorded last year. And the CD format is not be underestimated. As librarian and audiobook enthusiast Rachel Smalter-Hall shared, “It’s been exciting to see our community’s love for audiobooks grow…the CD holds list speak for themselves!”

But what is the best way to promote audiobooks and help your patrons easily discover the latest listens available or encourage them to give the format a try? Here are some great suggestions to celebrate—and circulate—audiobooks at your library. Read more

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Featured Titles GREY by E L James: the audiobook everyone will be eyeing to hear Christian Grey’s side of the story

Drop-in alert! Thanks to E L James, your patrons will be seeking some additional…shall we say, shade this summer…because our BOT audio list just got a whole lot hotter.

But while there may be Fifty Shades—there’s only one GREY. Read more

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