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Listen to free audiobooks this summer with SYNC

Listen to free audiobooks this summer with SYNC through the OverDrive app!

Starting April 25, 2019, SYNC will give away two complete audiobook downloads a week.  Sign-up to get notifications when the FREE audiobook downloads are available.  You can receive alerts by text message, email newsletter, or by visiting www.audiobooksync.com  Titles change every Thursday at 7 a.m. ET when the program is running.

Click here for a schedule of titles


Thumbs Up! Award

We are pleased to announce the top ten titles for the 2019 Thumbs Up! Award! (In random order:)

  • Dread Nation (Dread Nation #1) by Justina Ireland
  • I Am Still Alive by Kate Alice Marshall
  • I Have the Right To: A High School Survivor’s Story of Sexual Assault, Justice, and Hope by Chessy Prout and Jenn Abelson
  • Children of Blood and Bone (Legacy of Orïsha #1) by Tomi Adeyemi
  • A Heart in a Body in the World by Deb Caletti
  • Monday’s Not Coming by Tiffany D. Jackson
  • Sadie by Courtney Summers
  • Girl Made of Stars by Ashley Herring Blake
  • The Prince and the Dressmaker by Jen Wang
  • The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo

Now it’s time for you to vote! Through May 31, teens aged 13 to 18 can vote online for their favorite book from the top ten titles. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/2019ThumbsUpTeenVote.


Teen Advisory Group (TAG)

The Teen Advisory Group (TAG) was founded in January 2013.  The group meets once a month to discuss a variety of library-related topics that range from books to pop culture.  Together, teens work on a variety of volunteer projects that help the library and the community.

  • Teens who attend have the opportunity to earn one volunteer hour per meeting.  For more information, contact lgeiken@ci.dearborn.mi.us.
  • For additional volunteer opportunities, visit the volunteer page for more information.

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