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On The Road: Audiobooks for Your Summer Road Trips

Wednesday, June 26, 2019
Image representing the Summer reads booklist at the Jacksonville Public Library

Are you headed on a road trip this summer? Don’t forget the audiobooks!

For many, summer vacations are the perfect time to relax and indulge in books that have been on your "to-read" list for far too long. Rekindle your love for summer reading with resources that make it easier than ever to take your favorite books with you– because here at the Jacksonville Public Library, we think audiobooks and adventures go hand-in-hand! You can use your library card to create free accounts on Overdrive and Hoopla to unlock tons of popular audiobooks and ebooks.

 

 Popular Audiobooks Available on Hoopla:

 

 

Listening to a professionally narrated audiobooks is also great way for parents to help kids prevent the “summer slide.”  Audiobooks allow kids to listen to books that might otherwise be too hard for them to read on their own. Plus, they’re also perfect for fidgety kids, who can do other activities like looking out a car window or drawing, while listening. We asked our Readers' Advisory Committee for a list of 10 of the best audiobooks for family road trips this summer and here they are. Happy trails!

 

Kid-Friendly Audiobooks for Family Road Trips This Summer:

 

 

 

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