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Audiobooks

Audiobooks

Audiobooks Online are books which are read aloud, and can be listened to at home or when you are "ON the Go". You can download some of your favourite books to your home computer, MP3 player or other portable listening device, and some books may be burned to CD. Please note that audiobook downloads can be enjoyed at home, at work, or when you travel, but are not accessible on the computers in your library.

Libraries on the Go

To access our Libraries on the Go audiobooks, you will need:

  • A valid library card
  • Access to the Internet
  • Free software for the computer (available from the site)
  • A listening device (such as an MP3 player or CD player) if you wish to listen to your audiobook away from your computer
  • Visit our Libraries on the Go website

You can also view our Help Guide for Librfaries on the Go audiobooks for PC / Mac and for Mobile Devices

Hoopla

Stream or download music, movies, and TV shows directly to your computer or mobile device. You can also check-out e-audiobooks that can be listened to online if using a desktop or laptop computer, or downloaded for offline listening on a mobile device.

To access Hoopla e-audiobooks you will need:

See our Help for Hoopla guide

Kids eReading Room - Libraries on the Go

The Kids eReading Room includes ebooks and audiobooks (both fiction and nonfiction) for elementary and middle school students, including early readers, chapter books, YA/Teen novels.

To access our Kids eReading Room audiobooks, you need:

  • A valid library card
  • Access to the Internet
  • Free software for the computer (available from the site)
  • A listening device (such as an MP3 player or CD player) if you wish to listen to your audiobook away from your computer
  • Visit our Kids eReading Room

Audiobooks on EBSCOhost

To access our audiobooks on EBSCOhost you will need:

  • A valid library card
  • Access to the Internet
  • A listening device (such as an MP3 player) if you wish to listen to your audiobook away from your computer
  • Visit our Audiobooks on EBSCOhost website

We have help guides for using EBSCOHost eAudiobooks

AudioBookCloud

A collection of over 1,000 audiobooks including fiction, non fiction and classics for all age groups.

To access our AudioBookCloud:

  • No downloading or special software is required
  • Simply find a book, either by category or title
  • Click Listen Online.
  • Visit the AudioBookCloud website

OneClick Digital 

To access our OneClick Digital audiobooks, you will need:

  • A valid library card and PIN (for remote access)
  • Access to the Internet
  • To register with OneClick Digital
  • Free e-Audio Desktop Software or mobile app to listen to OneClick Digital e-audiobooks