- September 15, 2021
Can you believe the first day of fall is only a week away? My grocery store is already stocked with pumpkin spice everything, and here at LibraryCall, we’re working on new fall-themed stories to share with you in the coming weeks.
- September 8, 2021
With school back in session, there’s an opportunity to reach more young story lovers by promoting your library’s dial-a-story service through local preschools and elementary schools. My sister, a second grade teacher, has already had multiple students out on periods of quarantine this year.
- September 2, 2021
You may have noticed that some of the recordings featured in the Storytime Commons include charming British accents, original music, and sound effects. Did the LibraryCall readers get a dialect coach? Nope!
- August 25, 2021
As Summer Reading winds down and kids head back to school, we know many of you are thinking about how to support the families in your community during these challenging times.
- July 29, 2021
One of the challenges of offering a dial-a-story service is that the people who need it most are not online. That's the point.
- July 12, 2021
We will be hosting a Storytime Commons Chat via Zoom on Thursday, July 29 at 12:00 PM Pacific (3:00 Eastern/ 2:00 Central/ 1:00 Mountain). The idea behind this event is to give you a space to swap ideas and stories and get your Dial-A-Story questions answered. We’d love to see you all there!
- June 16, 2021
I’m guessing you’ve put some time and effort into preparing stories for your Dial-A-Story service. If you’d like to get more return on your investment and reach more community members, we recommend using the LibraryCall web widget.
- June 8, 2021
I’m guessing most of you are in the thick of Summer Reading. What a fun (and exhausting) time of year for public libraries! We’d love to hear about any creative ways you’re using your LibraryCall services to reach your communities this summer.
- May 28, 2021
Happy Memorial Day! Before heading out for a long weekend, I wanted to send you an update on some new things available to you at LibraryCall.
New Audio Collections
- May 21, 2021
Happy Friday! We’ve seen some great ideas come through the LibraryCall and Dial-a-Story email lists this week.
Sharing Audio Recordings That Aren’t Stories