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Adult Summer Reading Bingo Square: Epic Fantasy on Audio

Need help finding books and movies to complete your Summer Reading bingo sheet? Here are some recommendations for the Epic Fantasy on Audio bingo square! According to Goodreads.com, Epic fantasy is “generally serious in tone and often epic in scope, … Continue reading

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Top e-books and audiobooks in 2017

Recently, Bustle published a list of Audible’s most listened-to audiobooks of 2017, and I wondered if it matched up with library patrons’ use of audiobooks and e-books through Overdrive. Here are the top ten most-checked-out titles at the Arlington libraries … Continue reading

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You CAN take it with you: audiobooks for family road trips

Road trips: whether you think they’re a grand adventure, boring and uncomfortable, or simply the most efficient way to get from point A to point B, one thing is almost certain: you’re going to hit some traffic. (Especially if you … Continue reading

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Stream and download more with hoopla

Don’t languish on a waiting list for that new Lana Del Rey album – listen now! In fact, just about all the hottest new music is available instantly through hoopla. Lorde’s Pure Heroine, Ghost Stories from Coldplay, the soundtracks to … Continue reading

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You’re going to love hoopla!

Do you like music, movies, or audiobooks? Do you like the convenience of downloading them at home or on-the-go without having to languish on a waiting list for popular titles? Then you are really going to enjoy this new service … Continue reading

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We’re so excited, we can barely contain ourselves!

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What’s that sound? A digital audiobook!

Audiobook lovers rejoice: We’ve just added several new digital audiobooks to our Overdrive catalog. The even better news is that publishers are starting to include both audio formats (WMA for Windows and MP3 for pretty much any device), so many … Continue reading

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More new e-books in the library digital catalog

We’ve just added several more new titles to the library’s digital media catalog, including – yes – another copy of the everlastingly popular Gone Girl. (Check out last month’s batch if you missed them the first time around.) New eBooks (all e-books … Continue reading

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A few too many words about audiobooks…

So I commute.  I sit in traffic.  I cycle through the radio stations often enough to know that if I keep going for at least 40 seconds, I’ll end up grooving to a Fleetwood Mac song.  Usually from Rumours (is there … Continue reading

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