Dial-a-Story

Want to hear a story read by your favorite library staff? Dial-a-Story is here.

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Call 708.816.2800 to start listening. Anyone can dial in, at any time and from anywhere!

Choose from a menu of unique stories, songs, poems, jokes, and more. Most stories are under five minutes, while most chapters are under 15 minutes. Content will change monthly to interest a wide variety of children up through elementary school.

To access this free, audio-only service, call 708.816.2800, then…

PressTo hearNarrated by
1Excerpt from 1621: A New Look at Thanksgiving by Catherine O’Neill Grace and Margaret M. BruchacShelley
2Selections from ThankU: Poems of Gratitude edited by Miranda PaulShelley
3‘Twas the Night Before Thanksgiving by Dav PilkeyShelley
4Powwow Day by Traci SorrelEileen
5Last Stop on Market Street by Matt de la PenaEileen
6Apple Cake by Dawn CaseyEileen
7Be Kind by Pat Zietlow MillerEileen
8The Little Things: A Story About Acts of Kindness by Christian TrimmerEileen
9Vote for Our Future! by Margaret McNamaraEileen
10Kamala and Maya’s Big Idea by Meena HarrisEileen
11Esquivel! Space-Age Sound Artist by Susan WoodGenevieve
12El Fuertecito Rojo by Brenda MaierNora
13Amor de Pelo by Matthew A CherryNora

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