LibraryCall Partners with Tolteca Press

Submitted by madeline on Mon, 03/21/2022 - 01:01 PM PDT

LibraryCall is pleased to announce, as part of its ongoing effort to reflect and honor the diversity of all children and families, a new partnership with San Diego-based publisher Tolteca Press.  Tolteca Press is dedicated to preserving and teaching the cultural heritage of Chicano-Mexicano communities of the Southwestern region of the U.S. 

Top Stories of 2021

Submitted by madeline on Mon, 01/10/2022 - 04:54 PM PST

When we look at the huge list of Dial-A-Story recordings added and shared by library staff and our creative team in 2021, it's amazing to believe it was just a year ago that we started with a small repository and the lofty goal of helping libraries connect families with stories and information. It's been fun to partner with libraries to make that vision come to life!

For fun, here are the top Dial-A-Story titles used by LibraryCall members in 2021. Look at all those Spanish language stories!

Now Hiring: Content Developer (diverse stories)

Submitted by madeline on Mon, 10/11/2021 - 03:02 PM PDT

The Galecia Group is seeking a Content Developer to adapt, write, record, and curate stories for our Librarycall Dial-A-Story service. LibraryCall helps libraries bridge the digital divide with cost-effective Dial-A-Story and other phone-based services. We are looking for two contractors to produce stories that reflect the diverse experiences of children throughout the country. 

The LibraryCall Content Developer will be responsible for:

Spanish content developer and intern join the LibraryCall team

Submitted by admin on Fri, 01/15/2021 - 02:13 PM PST

We are pleased to announce that Madeline Walton-Hadlock who will be focusing her initial efforts on finding Spanish language material from the Storytime Commons. She will also be looking for native Spanish speakers to re-record some of the stories she finds in the public domain. Anna Suarez is an MLIS intern who will be focusing her energies on Quality Control for the Storytime Commons audio recordings and metadata. Welcome to both! We are excited to have them aboard!