- 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
- May 14, 2021
July, 2021 Update: After some consultations with friends and lawyers, it seems that becoming a corporation isn't really something we are up for at this point. We've dissolved the librarycall corporation. We'll continue on as a project of The Galecia Group.
- May 13, 2021
We’ve been busy adapting, translating, and recording public domain stories to add to the Storytime Commons. In case you’re not familiar with U.S. copyright law, most works published before 1926 are now copyright-free and available to freely use and adapt.
- April 27, 2021
I have a quick Tuesday Dial-A-Story update for you!
We have added a Preschool category to the Storytime Commons audience types. This will improve searchability in the Commons and allow you to better distinguish between stories for younger and older children.
- April 23, 2021
Hello Dial-A-Story Community,
I hope you're having fun providing dial-a-story services to your communities!
For those of you using content from the Storytime Commons, I wanted to let you know about the new titles we've added this month: