Its Time to Try Audiobooks!
June 7, 2022
Audiobooks are having a moment with so many phenomenal releases in 2022. Plus, June is Audiobook Appreciation Month! Take some time and explore a new way to read. The library has several different ways to use audiobooks, check out some of the information below or fill out a Librarian Special for more suggestions.
Libby is a user friendly app that provides a digital library of ebooks and eaudiobooks. You can create lists of books, browse curated librarian picks, download content to your phone to read/listen to on the go and more! Get started with the Libby app here. You can also watch the library’s complete tutorial with this link.
Hoopla is similar to Libby, but with a few differences! Hoopla can be used to get ebooks, eaudiobooks, TV, movies, and comics. Unlike Libby, there is no wait time on Hoopla, allowing you to check out items without needing to place a hold! You can check out up to ten items a month with your library card. To learn more, check out the library’s full tutorial with this link.
Have a CD player on hand? The library has a selection of physical audiobooks on CD. You can search our catalog and select ‘Audio Book CD’ as the material type to limit the search. Start browsing here!
Playways are a great portable option to listen to an audiobook on the move with no internet. Playaways use batteries and can be connected to devices with a headphone jack, learn more here. You can search our catalog and select ‘Playaway’ as the material type to limit the search. Start browsing here!
Cloud Library is another online platform that can be used to find ebooks and eaudiobooks. This platform is exclusive to Lindenhurst patrons and is used to hold copies of hard to get reads! Browse Cloud Library here. You can also watch the library’s tutorial with this link.