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Talking Books Talk

Talking Books Talk provides news and updates about the Kansas Talking Books Service (KTBS). Talking Books staff will highlight relevant announcements from KTBS and the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped.

Questions: or 800-362-0699

Mar 21

Kansas Talking Books News Update - Spring 2018

Posted on March 21, 2018 at 2:26 PM by Michael Lang

From the Director’s Desk
Spring greetings! I hope many of you had a chance to enjoy the online activities for Kansas Talking Books Week, March 5-9.

We’ve received our supply of Digital Talking Book Machine Remote Controls and they are ready to check-out. If you’d like to order one or have questions about them please contact our office.

Continue reading for 2018 Summer Reading information and an exciting new program announcement! Keep healthy, keep safe, and keep reading!
–Michael Lang, Director

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Mar 13

On The Download

Posted on March 13, 2018 at 2:43 PM by Michael Lang

February 2018’s 10 most downloaded BARD audio book titles in Kansas:

DB 89453 - Don't Let Go by Harlan Coben
DB 89732 - The People vs. Alex Cross by James Patterson
DB 89233 - Secrets in Death by J.D. Robb
DB 89236 - House of Spies by Daniel Silva
DB 89661 - The Western Star by Craig Johnson
DB 89851 - Against All Odds by Irene Hannon
DB 54912 - Fix-it and Forget-it Cookbook: feasting with your slow cooker by Dawn J. Ranck & Phyllis Pellman Good
DB 89496 - A Bat in the Belfry: a home repair is homicide mystery by Sarah Graves
DB 89674 - Beautiful Mistake by Vi Keeland
DB 89861 - The House of Unexpected Sisters by Alexander McCall Smith
DB 89218 - The Secrets She Keeps by Michael Robotham

Don’t have BARD? Apply today and get immediate access to books and magazines to download from your computer or listen to on your smartphone/tablet with BARD Mobile App.

No due dates. No waiting. Books right when you want them.

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Mar 09

New Talking Books Phone-In Book Club

Posted on March 9, 2018 at 7:57 AM by Michael Lang

Announcing the Kansas Talking Books Phone-In Book Club: Wednesday, June 13th at 10:00 am and 12:00 pm. Talking Books patrons should call 1-800-362-0699 or email to register.

We will be reading DB 74638 The Wrecking Crew: The Inside Story of Rock and Roll’s Best-Kept Secret by Kent Hartman.

The Wrecking Crew Book Cover

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