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Listen To It

Listen To It

If listening is your thing, we've got what you need.


Audiobooks are books that are read aloud by a narrator and recorded.  The collection includes fiction and non-fiction titles, available on cassette tape or CD format.   Try relaxation techniques before a big exam or just sit back and listen to a great story! ...learn how to access audiobooks online.

Language Kits

Studying French at school or want to learn a foreign language? Borrow a language kit and improve your skills.

Music CDs

For music lovers, there is a large selection of music CDs from which to choose. We have a mix of music that appeals to all tastes, so be sure to explore the music CD collection. The CDs racks are located in the media area behind the elevator on the main floor of the library. 

CDs titles are arranged by type of music:

  • Classical
  • Country/folk
  • French – French language artists and singing in French
  • Jazz/Soul/Blues
  • Musical/Movies – Broadway musicals and motion picture soundtracks
  • Popular – What you hear on the radio, including hip hop, easily listening, classic and alternative rock, and rap music
  • Seasonal – Christmas songs, carols and hymns
  • World – Popular and traditional music from countries around the world
  • Miscellaneous – Music that doesn’t fit any of the above categories!