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Talking Books

Information about our talking books collections and audiobook download services.
Updated: 10/10/2017 8:38 p.m.

Listening to an audiobook. Listen to your favourite books

Talking books (or audiobooks) are audio versions of fiction and non fiction printed books. 
Our collection includes titles for adults, teens and children in CD, MP3 and Playaway formats.
They are primarily full length with quality reading and recording.

Listen to your favourite books while travelling, relaxing or doing the chores around the house.

Talking books are available to everyone at no charge.

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Free audiobook streaming and download services

You can download contemporary fiction and non fiction audiobooks directly onto your computer or mobile devices through BorrowBox and Nove-L (OverDrive) websites or stream them from AudioBookCloud website.

Once you are set up with free software downloads, all you need is internet access and your library card number to get audiobooks anywhere at anytime.

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  AudioBookCloud

Stream audiobooks from AudioBookCloud

  

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  BorrowBox

Download audiobooks from BorrowBox

 

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  Nove-L and OverDrive

Download audiobooks from Nove-L and OverDriveDownload audiobooks from Nove-L and OverDrive

 

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