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Mary Burkey, a teacher, librarian, and audiobook addict, writes about listening, learning, and the joy of headsets

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Sat, March 8th, 2014
News you can use: Audiobooks coming to 3M Cloud Library
Posted by: Mary Burkey

More options for audio. Findaway World, the parent company of  Playaway, has partnered with the 3M Cloud Library to offer 40,000 eAudiobook titles though 3M’s established library download interface & app,  and all eAudio titles will be compatible on all devices. This new enhancement to the 3M Cloud Library will debut at the American Library Assoication’s PLA […]

Sat, September 8th, 2012
Fabulous! $500 audiobook library for FREE!
Posted by: Mary Burkey

Top narrators & classic books for all ages. Get 27 eBooks plus audiobooks for FREE. From Jim Dale’s narration of Peter Pan & Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland to selections by Booklist’s “Voice of Choice” recipients Simon Vance & Simon Prebble, this is an unbelievable batch of freebies – classic eBooks and the biggest names in audiobook narration, […]

Fri, October 21st, 2011
Creepy free audio download
Posted by: Mary Burkey

That Damned Thing by Ambrose Bierce: a Halloween treat complete with atmospheric music from Naxos Audio. This 19 minute classic tale, read by Jonathan Keeble, is a selection from Naxos’ The Moonlit Road and Other Stories. First published in 1893, Bierce’s gothic horror short story makes for a great classroom listen-aloud or an audio addition to your […]

Thu, September 22nd, 2011
Digital Deluge
Posted by: Mary Burkey

Kindle compatibility = audiobook audience. Eager new library download patrons are storming the gates to grab free titles for their Kindle. Last August, I gave you the month that Kindle downloads would go live via OverDrive Media. The rumors started flying earlier this week and OverDrive’s press release yesterday made it official: the Kindle digital […]

Mon, August 15th, 2011
Free Download: Hard Times by Dickens
Posted by: Mary Burkey

Grab Tantor’s audiobook read by Simon Prebble, master narrator & Booklist’s Voice of Choice award winner. This MP3 can be dragged and dropped on any audio device: phone, iPod, Kindle, whatever.  PLUS the download contains a PDF of the entire book – great for students & teachers. I’m loading both the MP3 audio and the […]

Mon, August 1st, 2011
News You Can Use
Posted by: Mary Burkey

Kindle library download date? OverDrive delivered a clear but cryptic clue at Digipalooza, a user’s group meeting of 450 librarians chomping at the bit to find out when the largest provider of digital content to public libraries would integrate the Kindle into the list of compatible consumer devices. But even though the conversations revolved around […]

Wed, July 13th, 2011
FREE audiobooks: Hot YA titles & classics
Posted by: Mary Burkey

SYNC has 2 audiobooks for you every week this summer – all free, all easy MP3 downloads ready to add to your phone, iPod, or other media device. But each pair is available for ONLY one week. So get the whole scoop about this great program to promote audiobook listening in my previous post about […]

Tue, July 5th, 2011
Little Brother by Doctorow + Kafka’s The Trial audiobooks FREE
Posted by: Mary Burkey

Today & tomorrow SYNC has downloads of great dystopian fiction – perfect for a Hunger Games listen-alike or classic summer reading requirement. Grab Little Brother by Cory Doctorow and The Trial by Franz Kafka now, as two more titles, Where the Streets Had a Name by Randa Abdel-Fattah and A Passage to India by E. […]

Fri, July 1st, 2011
Nook Simple Touch as web browser
Posted by: Mary Burkey

Easy as typing URL in Search! This video shows the hidden function needs no techy rooting or hacking – but does require a wifi connection. Owners & libraries that field patron questions about Barnes & Noble’s newest ebook reader will love this touch screen experience that, even in its not-ready-for-prime-time beta form, contains many of […]

Sun, June 12th, 2011
#JIAM Free audiobook
Posted by: Mary Burkey

The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes, from Tantor Audio, read by Simon Prebble, the marvelous narrator named Booklist‘s Voice of Choice in 2010. This 8.5 hour audiobook is a perfect choice for summer vacation family listening. Grab the free MP3, add it to your phone, iPod,or other device, and sit back to enjoy a master narrator […]

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