July 30, 2019

Appeal terms for audiobooks

This spring, a dedicated team of audiobook-listening librarians from NoveList’s Book Discovery department eagerly began immersing themselves in all things audiobooks.  “Why?” you might ask.  Well, to expand our audiobook appeal vocabulary of course! 



 

September 27, 2018

Audiobooks build reading skills

Audiobooks are gaining in popularity amongst library patrons. While we see the popularity of audiobooks among adults in our libraries, there are compelling reasons to promote audiobooks to our younger patrons. A child’s fluency, inflection, and pronunciation all improve from listening to audiobooks, especially when paired with print materials.

May 24, 2018

Audiobooks for family road trips

How does a family headed out on a summer road trip choose audiobooks that everyone in the car will enjoy as the miles roll by? We have suggestions for six middle-grade audiobooks that are full of family, friendship, and adventure, and that are sure to keep the kids AND the adults engaged.