Listen to Books with Playaway

Livingston Parish Library is excited to announce the addition of Playaway to our collection beginning this month. Playaways are self-playing audiobooks that are the size of a deck of playing cards. Using clearly marked buttons on the player, patrons can move back and forth within or between chapters and alter the speed of a narrator’s voice. Playaways even have an automatic bookmark feature that remembers where you left off. Playaways require a AAA battery and headphones, which patrons must … [Read more...]

Calling All Teachers: Let Us Help with Assignments

Livingston Parish Library loves our teachers and we want to support them throughout the school year. Our experienced and knowledgeable staff can help with many requests inside and outside our library branches. This month, we are highlighting some of the services we offer that may be useful to Livingston Parish teachers. What better way to learn about the library than when an assignment is coming due? Livingston Parish Library has many resources that are useful when it comes to homework. You can … [Read more...]

Download eAudiobooks with OneClickdigital

Download audiobooks for free with OneClickdigital! The service is supported by Recorded Books, the world’s largest independent publisher and distributor of unabridged audiobooks on cassettes, CDs, and for download. OneClickdigital boasts a large collection of fiction and nonfiction titles in many genres. There is sure to be something for everyone. To use OneClickdigital, you will need to install OneClickdigital Media Manager. This free software is compatible with Windows, Mac, and any iPod or … [Read more...]

Livingston Parish Library Releases Annual Report

Did you know the number of visitors to the five branches in the Livingston Parish Library system jumped by 22% since 2008? Attendance at library programs rose by 34%, and the number of reference transactions in 2012 soared to 59% over 2008. These and other interesting figures can be found in the Livingston Parish Library’s recently published 2012 annual report. The Livingston Parish Library annual report is a comprehensive snapshot of the library system’s activities in 2012. The report features … [Read more...]

Download Audiobooks with OneClickdigital

Download audiobooks for free with OneClickdigital! The service is supported by Recorded Books, the world’s largest independent publisher and distributor of unabridged audiobooks on cassettes, CDs, and for download. OneClickdigital boasts a large collection of fiction and nonfiction titles in many genres. There is sure to be something for everyone. To use OneClickdigital, you will need to install OneClickdigital Media Manager. This free software is compatible with Windows, Mac, and any iPod or … [Read more...]