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June is Audiobook Month!

By Kimberly Morin
June 7, 2021

The summer is a great time to experience audiobooks whether you are just outside for a stroll or taking a road trip. Check out one of the Library's Audio CDs or take a look at the newest additions available as downloadable content from OverDrive/Libby.

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2021 Audie Award Winners and Finalists in OverDrive

By Lisa Curtin
March 25, 2021

The 26th annual Audie Awards – the Oscars of the audiobook industry – were awarded by the Audio Publishers Association on March 22, 2021. Many of the 2021 award-winners and finalists are now available to download from the library's digital audiobook collection in OverDrive!

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Frighteningly Good Reads

By Kimberly Morin
October 15, 2020

The Bentley Library staff created an online display that is full of chills and thrills. Including both downloadable audiobooks & ebooks, this selection helps you celebrate all things spooky.

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Unwind with Free Ebooks & Audiobooks

By Kimberly Morin
October 8, 2020

Come to an OverDrive Virtual Drop-In. Bring your own beverage, snack and device to the session, we will bring the content.

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Familiar Tales

By Kimberly Morin
May 19, 2020

June is Audiobook Month. It is a time to celebrate the spoken tale. Give your weary screen focused eyes a break and sit back and relax while someone reads to you for a change.

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Audie Award Winners and Finalists Available!

By Kimberly Morin
March 5, 2019

The Audies – the Oscars of the audiobook industry – are awarded annually by the Audio Publishers Association. Many of the 2019 award-winners and finalists are available at the library and the library staff have conveniently pulled together this content for you to checkout and enjoy over Spring Break and beyond.

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Database of the Month: OverDrive

By Kimberly Morin
December 4, 2018
Read for Free from a Phone, Tablet or Laptop through the Bentley Library December is a great time to highlight the Library’s OverDrive Collection. ...

June is Audiobook Month!

By Kimberly Morin
June 4, 2018
The Bentley Library's collection of audiobooks is available for all your summer road trips! Weekend coastal drives or sitting in traffic waiting to get to the coast, in either case, listening to a good narrator makes the trip more enjoyable. ...

On Display: Nonfiction Audiobooks

By Kimberly Morin
August 8, 2017
Commute getting you down? Going on a summer road trip? Why not check out an audiobook to listen to! We’ve pulled together a selection of nonfiction titles especially for you. ...

How (and Why) to Enjoy Audiobooks

By Kimberly Morin
June 10, 2015
As June is Audiobook Month, I’ve been pondering why I enjoy them so much. They save time. I can listen to them in the car [commuting or on road trips]; walking my 10,000 steps; waiting around for music lessons and the other kid’s activities to be over; de-cluttering the house; folding laundry and the ever popular, Yard Work. These are all activities that I really don’t like and listening to a book can makes the task less odious. I listen to all kinds of content: fiction & nonfiction; short stories & full length novels; all types of genres. I try to mix it up. ...
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