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Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Talking Book titles read recently at WJCT Radio Reading Service


Here is a list of the newly received Talking Book titles read by Chris and Jerry at the WJCT Radio Reading Service broadcast:
 

Fiction:


DB86180 Darkness by Karen Robarbs
DB86119 An Honorable Man by Paul Vidich
DB86116 The Motion of Puppets by Keith Donohue
DB86107 Hot in Hellcat Canyon by Julie Anne Long
DB86074 A Green and Ancient Light by Frederic S.Durbin
DB86069 Charlie Parker, Books 13-14 by John Connolly
DB86517 It ends with Us by Colleen Hoover
DB86525 A Baxter Family Christmas by Karen Kingsbury
DB86692 The Sleeping Beauty Killer: An Under Suspicion Novel by Mary Higgins Clark and Alafair Burke
DB86073 A Hero of France by Alan Furst
DB 86071 Miss Jane by Brad Watson
DB86066 Icon by Genevieve Valentine
DB86047 The Girls in the Garden by Lisa Jewell
DB86046 Closed Casket: The New Hercule Poirot Mystery by Sophie Hannah
 
Nonfiction:   

DB86373 A Life in Parts by Bryan Cranston
DB86384 Free Will: A Very Short Introduction by Thomas Pink 
DB86921 Queer Virtue: What LGBTQ People Know about Life and Love and How It Can Revitalize Christianity by Elizabeth M. Edman
DB86390 Hollywood: A Very Short Introduction by Peter Decherney
DB86561 Libertarians on the Prairie: Laura Ingalls Wilder, Rose Wilder Lane, and the Making of the Little House Books by Christine Woodside
DB86392 Hume: A Very Short Introduction by A.J. Ayer
DB86515 House of Nails: A Memoir of Life on the Edge by Lenny Dykstra
DB86183 How Everything Became War and the Military by Rosa Brooks
DB86095 Computer Science: A Very Short Introduction by Subrata Dasgupta
DB86064 Push Back: Guilt in the Age of Natural Parenting by Amy Tuteur
DB87034 Apostle: Travels among the Tombs of the Twelve by Tom Bissell
DB86877 Waging War: The Clash between Presidents and Congress, 1776 to ISIS by David J. Barron
DB86580 Gangster Warlords: Drug Dollars, Killing Fields, and the New Politics of Latin America by Ioan Grillo
DB86833 What the F: Swearing Reveals about Our Language, Our Brains, and Ourselves by Benjamin K. Bergen
DB87705 The 1997 Masters: My Story by Tiger Woods
DB86875 Eccentric Orbits: The Iridium Story by John Bloom
DB86174 The Hamilton Collection: The Wisdom and Writings of the Founding War edited by Dan Tucker








Wednesday, July 12, 2017

National Disability Voter Registration Week


National Disability Voter Registration Week
Are you prepared to vote?
Pablo Creek Regional Library, Monday, July 17, 1 - 4 p.m.
Highlands Regional Library, Wednesday, July 19, 1 - 4 p.m.
Webb Westconnett Regional Library, Thursday, July 20, 2:30 - 5 p.m.
To prepare for National Disability Voter Registration Week (July 17 - 21), the Jacksonville Public Library and Duval County Supervisor of Elections are partnering with the American Association for People with Disabilities to make voter registration services for people with disabilities easier and more pervasive.
Learn about equipment for voters with disabilities through interactive tutorials. You can also register to vote on-site and take home information about regional resources you can use.
The Jacksonville Public Library is committed to making its programs accessible to all persons. If you need special accommodations, please call 630-BOOK (2665) at least 72 hours prior to the event.

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Talking Book titles read recently at WJCT Radio Reading Service


Here is a list of the newly received Talking Book titles read by Chris at the WJCT Radio Reading Service broadcast:
 

Fiction:


DB86017 The Mortifications by Derek Palacio
DB86020 The Mothers by Britt Bennett
DB86023 Paris for One and Other Stories by Jojo Moyes
DB86030 Disappearance at Devil's Rock by Paul Tremblay
DB86029 Jonathan Unleashed by Meg Rosoff
DB86055 Dominion by John Connolly and Jennifer Ridyard
DB86054 Allegiance of Honor by Nalini Singh
DB86044 Discovery You by Brenda Novak
DB86062 Glory over Everything: Beyond The Kitchen House by Kathleen Grissom
 
Nonfiction:   

DB86060 Altamont: The Rolling Stones, the Hells Angels, and the Inside Story of Rock's Darkest Day by Joel Selvin
DB86059 Super mind: How to Boost Performance and Live a Richer and Happier Life through Transcendental Meditation by Norman E. Rosenthal
DB86058 Presto! How I made Over 100 Pounds Magically Disappear and Other Magical Tales by Jillette Penn
DB86037 Foolproof Preserving: A Guide to Small Batch Jams, Jellies, Pickles, Condiments, and More by The Editor's at America's Test Kitchen
DB86027 Play it Loud: An Epic History of the Style, Sound, and Revolution of the Electric Guitar by Brad Tolinkski and Alan Di Perna
DB86015 When Nobody Was Watching: My Hard- Fought Journey to the Top of the Soccer World by Carli Lloyd
DB86011 Who Killed These Girls? Cold Case: The Yogurt Shop Murders by Beverly Lowry
DB86009 The General vs. the President: MacArthur and Truman at the Brink of Nuclear War by H.W. Brands
DB86008 Confessions of a Secular Jesus Follower: Finding Answers in Jesus for Those Who Don't Believe by Tom Krattenmaker

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Summer Learning Registration Open to Talking Book readers


The Jacksonville Public Library's Summer Learning Build a Better World registration is now open to Talking Book readers. To register for this program click on this link: jaxpubliclibrary.readsquared.com From there select the link to register.



(Two buttons on the screen. The left reading "Register" the right reading "Login")

From this point you need to register yourself, your kids or a class if you are a teacher.



(Register and Create Account. Let's Get Started! Who are you going to register? Three buttons on the screen. The left reading "I'm registering myself only", the middle reading "I'm a parent registering my kids" and the right reading "I'm a teacher registering my class".)

If registering yourself the first question will ask how old you are. The next page is a series of input fields requiring: First Name, Last Name, Phone Number, Email Address and Zip code. Next is the Primary Library selection. This drop-down menu has an option for Talking Books. The next selection is for School Name with options for: Home-school, Private School, Not in School or any of the Duval County Public Schools. The next input fields are for: Username, Password and Re-Enter Password. The last selection is for Avatar.

From this point you can start logging your reading activity, logging secret codes from attending library events, checking your progress and viewing the leader board.

If you have any questions about this program or need assistance from the staff of the Special Needs Library please call 904-630-1999.

Friday, June 23, 2017

Talking Book titles read recently at WJCT Radio Reading Service broadcasts


Here is a list of the newly received Talking Book titles read by Chris and Jerry at the WJCT Radio Reading Service broadcast:
 

Fiction:


DB85945 On Lone Star Trail by Amanda Cabot
DB85938 The Darkest Secret by Alex Marwood
DB85935 Apprentice in Death by J.D. Robb
DB85933 Salvage by Stephen Maher
DB85931 Everyone Brave Is Forgiven by Chris Cleave
DB 85925 Another Brooklyn by Jacqueline Woodson
DB85923 The Mandibles: A Family, 2029-2047 by Lionel Shriver
DB85912 The Black Widow by Daniel Silva
DB85910 Foreign Agent: A Thriller by Brad Thor
DB85903 Sweet Lamb of Heaven by Lydia Millet
DB85897 Radio Girls by Sarah-Jane Stratford
DB85894 Heat and Light by Jennifer Haigh
 
Nonfiction:    

DB86006 The Crash Detectives: Investigating the World's Most Mysterious Air Disasters by Christine Negroni
DB86004 A Truck Full of Money: One Man's Quest to Recover from Great Success by Tracy Kidder 
DB 86002 Chaos Monkeys: Obscene Fortune and Random Failure in Silicon Valley by Antonio Garcia Martinez
DB86000 The Assassination Complex: Inside the Government's Secret Drone Warfare Program by Jeremy Scahill
DB85943 I Contain Multitudes: The Microbes within Us and a Grander View of Life by Ed Yong 
DB85937 New England Bound: Slavery and Colonization in Early America by Wendy Warren
DB85936 The Fire This Time: A New Generation Speaks about Race edited by Jesmyn Ward
DB85932 This Road I Ride: Sometimes It Takes Losing Everything to Find Yourself by Juliana Buhring



Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Talking Book titles read recently at WJCT Radio Reading Service broadcasts


Here is a list of the newly received Talking Book titles read by Chris and Jerry at the WJCT Radio Reading Service broadcast:
 

Fiction:


DB85860, Beyond the Aquila Rift: The Best of Alastair Reynolds by Alastair Reynolds
DB85890, Crimson Death by Laurell K. Hamilton
DB85893, Leave Me by Gayle Forman
DB85896, Roses and Rot by Kat Howard 
DB86128, Work like Any Other by Virginia Reeves
DB85718, The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper by Phaedra Patrick
DB85717, The Core of the Sun by Johanna Sinisalo
DB 85729, The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware
DB85728, Pawn's Gambit: And Other Stratagems by Timothy Zahn
DB85723, Missing, Presumed by Susie Steiner
DB85737, Good as Gone by Amy Gentry 
DB85732, The Exiled by Christopher Charles
DB85775, Children of Earth and Sky by Guy Gavriel Kay 
DB85748, Chase Me by Laura Florand 
DB85783, Rare Objects by Kathleen Tessaro
DB85777, The Stopped Heart by Julie Myerson
DB85828, A Lowcountry Wedding by Mary Alice Monroe
DB85833, Central Station by Lavie Tidhar
DB85830, Insidious by Catherine Coulter
DB86687, Pharaoh by Wilbur Smith
DB85852, Too like the Lightening by Ada Palmer
DB85849, The Versions of Us by Laura Barnett
DB85713, The Summer Guest by Alison Anderson
DB85568, Jericho by Alex Gordon
DB85853, Nettle King: A Night and Nothing Novel by Katherine Harbour
 
Nonfiction:    

DB85868, Powerhouse: The Untold Story of Hollywood's Creative Artists Agency by James Andrew Miller
DB85908, From Silk to Silicon: The Story of Globalization through Ten Extraordinary Lives by Jeffrey E. Garten
DB85913, The Grail Guitar: The Search for Jimi Hendrix's "Purple Haze" Telecaster by Chris Adams
DB86106, Pit Bull: The Battle over an American Icon by Bronwen Dickey
DB86142, Medieval Philosophy: A Very Short Introduction by John Marenbon
DB56098, Grunt: The Curious Science of Humans at War by Mary Roach
DB85610, You Can't Touch My Hair: And Other Things I Still Have to Explain by Phoebe Robinson
DB85724, The Lady with Borzoi: Blanche Knopf, Literary Tastemaker Extraordinaire by Laura Claridge
DB85751, One Child: The Story of China's Most Radical Experiment by Mei Fong
DB857489, City of Thorns: Nine Lives in the World's Largest Refugee Camp by Ben Rawlence
DB85779, The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo by Amy Schumer
DB85782, The Common Cause: Creating Race and Nation in the American Revolution by Robert G. Parkinson
DB85781, Alligator Candy: A Memoir by David Kushner
DB85796, Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis by J.D. Vance
DB86249, The Invention of Russia: From Gorbachev's Freedom to Putin's War by Arkady Ostrovsky
DB86174, The Hamilton Collection: The Wisdom and Writings of the Founding Father edited by Dan Tucker
DB85829, "Most Blessed of the Patriarch's" : Thomas Jefferson and the Empire of the Imagination by Annette Gordon-Reed and Peter S. Onuf
DB85848, The Genius of Birds by Jennifer Ackerman
DB85859, East West Street: On the Origins of " Genocide" and Crimes against Humanity by Philippe Sands
DB85854, The Most Wanted Man in China: My Journey from Scientist to Enemy of the State by Lizhi Fang
DB85581, Astrophysics: A Very Short Introduction by James Binney
DB86299, Genghis Khan and the Quest for God: How the World's Greatest Conqueror Gave Us Religious Freedom by Jack Weatherford