Contributed By: Erin Birdsong, Youth Services

Audiobooks are a great way to pass the time on a long car ride, or even if you’re just stuck at home feeling under the weather. They can be enjoyed individually or as a family. The library has a great selection of audiobooks for kids. Even better, many of them are available immediately as a downloadable audiobook! With your library card and the OverDrive App, you can easily access our collection of audiobooks for children. Here are a few popular titles you can check out and download today!

 

 

Flora & Ulysses by Kate DiCamillo

This is a funny story about a cynical girl and a squirrel with superpowers. It won the Newbery Medal in 2014, and the audiobook version was named a 2014 Notable Children’s Recording! This story is great for children 8+.

 

Magic Tree House Series by Mary Pope Osborne

Children love books from the Magic Tree House series. They are educational and entertaining books that have something for everyone. Listening to these stories brings a new level of enjoyment to a very popular series. These books are for young listeners 6+.

 

Charlotte’s Web by E.B. White

This classic tale is an all-time favorite for many people, adults and children alike. It is also a Newbery Medal winner, and has continued to thrive in this digital age. Download the audiobook today and introduce your children to one of children’s literature’s most beloved pigs. Recommended for ages 7+.

 

Harry Potter and Sorcerer’s Stone by J.K. Rowling

Some children may find large books intimidating. But with an audiobook, particularly one that’s been downloaded, there’s no intimidation factor! Simply check out, download and enjoy hours and hours of wizardly wonders with this popular series of books for children 8+.

 

How to Train Your Dragon by Cressida Cowell

This is another adventurous series that is sure to entertain and delight your children. The misadventures of Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III are a hoot and perfect for the whole family to enjoy. Be sure to download this one before your next road trip!  
Enjoy!