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What are Playaways?

These are MP3 Players, preloaded with an unabridged recording of a book. Each player comes with a battery, but you must supply the ear buds. Each Playaway is about the size of a deck of cards, so they fit nicely into a pocket. No other equipment or accessories are necessary.

Adult Fiction

APL Call No.
The Best of me Nicholas Sparks PLAY FIC SPAR 11/9  
Bonnie Iris Johansen PLAY FIC JOHA 11/30  
Celebrity in death J.D. Robb PLAY FIC ROBB 6/6

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Dead low tide Bret Lott PLAY FIC LOTT 4/25
Explosive eighteen Janet Evanovich PLAY FIC EVAN 12/14
I've got your number Sophie Kinsella PLAY FIC KINS 4/25  
The next always Nora Roberts PLAY FIC ROBE 11/30  
The Night Strangers Chris Bohjalian PLAY FIC BOHJ 11/30  
Private games James Patterson PLAY FIC PATT 6/6  
Stay close Harlan Coben PLAY FIC COBE 4/25  
Summerland Elin Hilderbrand PLAY FIC HILD 8/16 Playaway Image
The third gate Lincoln Child PLAY FIC CHIL 8/1
A turn in the road Debbie Macomber PLAY FIC MACO 6/20
The wolf gift Anne Rice PLAY FIC RICE 4/25
You don't want to know Lisa Jackson PLAY FIC JACK 10/10

Young Adult Fiction

APL Call No.
A confusion of princes Garth Nix YA PLAY NIX 12/15
The future of us Jay Asher YA PLAY ASHE 12/15
The outcasts John Flanagan YA PLAY FLAN 6/6

Juvenile Fiction

APL Call No.
Hound dog true Linda Urban J PLAY URBA 11/30  
The Medusa plot Gordon Korman J PLAY THIR 10/12

Playaways circulate for 28 days

Pie Sarah Weeks J PLAY WEEK 11/30
The Son of Neptune Rick Riordan J PLAY RIOR 11/30


APL Call No.
Blue nights Joan Didion PLAY 813 DIDION 11/30  
Civilization Niall Ferguson PLAY 909.098 FERG 11/30  
Enjoy every sandwich: living each day as if it were your last Lee Lipsenthal PLAY 362.196 LIPS 11/30  
The 5 levels of leadership: proven steps to maximize your potential John C. Maxwell PLAY 658.4092 MAXW 11/30  
The time of our lives a conversation about America Tom Brokaw PLAY 973.927 BROK 11/30  
Then again Diane Keaton PLAY 791.43 KEATON 11/23