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Wednesday, September 6, 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:


DB87222 Perfume River by Roben Olen Butler
DB87213 The Lost Girls by Heather Young
DB87210 In the Country of the Blind by Edward Hoagland
DB87199 The Natural Way of Things by Charlotte Wood
DB87197 Difficult Women by Roxane Gay
DB87135 The Dare and the Doctor by Kate Noble
DB87128 Mash Up: Stories Inspired by Famous First Lines edited by Gardner Dozois
DB87124 Half Wild: Stories by Robin McArthur
DB87118 Wyoming Brave by Diana Palmer
DB87116 Selection Day by Aravind Adiga
DB87114 The River at Night by Erica Ferencik
DB87109 Angels Burning by Tawni O'Dell
DB87100 Sparking the Fire by Kate Meader
DB87097 The Dressmaker's Dowry by Meredith Jaeger
DB87085 The Operator by Kim Harrison
DB87081 For the Record by Regina Jennings
DB87079 Women of the Future's Past: Classic Stories by Kristine Kathryn Rusch
DB87059 The Fifth Letter by Nicola Moriarity
DB87052 Miniastures: The Very Short Fiction of John Scalzi
by John Scalzi
DB87006 The Trail of Echoes by Rachel Howzell Hall
DB87221 Bill Slider, Books 17-19 by Cynthia Harrod-Eagles

Nonfiction:  

DB87249 Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Its Legacy by Heather Ann Thompson
DB87286 The Inkblots: Hermann Rorschach, His Iconic Test, and the Power of Seeing by Damion Searls
DB87242 Danger Close: My Epic Journey as a Combat Helicopter Pilot in Iraq and Afghanistan by Amber Smith
DB87237 The Curse of Cash by Kenneth S. Rogoff
DB87205 Village Atheists: How America's Unbelievers Made Their Way in a Godly Nation by Eric Leigh Schmidt
DB87078 Utopia Drive: A Road Trip through America's Most Radical Idea by Erik Reece
DB87066 The Book of Mysteries by Jonathan Cahn
DB87296 The Lost City of the Monkey God: A True Story by Douglas Preston
DB87253 Ocular Proof by Martha Ronk

Wednesday, August 30, 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:


DB87005 Thomas Murphy by Roger Rosenblatt
DB87009 Hell Fire by Karin Fossum
DB87349 Doctorow: Collected Stories by E.L. Doctorow
DB87358 Nice Work (If You Can Get It) by Celia Imrie
DB83767 Nine Island by Jane Alison
DB87380 The Whale: A Love Story by Mark Beauregard
DB87058 The Shimmering Road by Hester Young
DB87055 Gilded Cage by Vic James DB87044 All That's Left to Tell by Daniel Lowe DB87045 The Dispatcher byJohn Scalzi
 
Nonfiction:   

DB87002 The Underdoing Project: A Friendship That Changed Our Minds by Michael Lewis
DB87000 The Lion in the Living Room: How House Cats Tamed Us and Took Over the World by Abigail Tucker
DB87323 A Luminous Brotherhood: Afro-Creole Spiritualism in Nineteenth - Century New Orleans by Emily Suzanne Clark
DB87338 Debriefing the President: The Interrogation of Saddam Hussein by John Nixon
DB87342 The Way of the Strangers: Encounters with the Islamic State by Graeme Wood
DB87440 God's Armies: Crusade and Jihad; Origins, History, Aftermath by Malcolm Lambert
DB87461 Joy on the Demand: The Art of Discovering the Happiness Within by Chade-Meng Tan
DB87464 The Rain in Portugal: Poems by Billy Collins
DB87017 Love from Boy: Roald Dahl's Letters to His Mother edited by Donald Sturrock
DB87007 All the Gallant Men: An American Sailor's Firsthand Account of Pearl Harbor by Donald Stratton



Friday, August 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:


DB87119 The Graveyard of the Hesperides by Lindsey Davis
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

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:

DB87119 The Graveyard of the Hesperides by Lindsey Davis
DB87126 Pushing Up the Daisies: An Agatha Raisin Mystery by M.C. Beaton
DB87102 A Study in Scarlet Women by Sherry Thomas
DB86514 The Starlit Wood: New Fairy Tales edited by Dominik Parisien and Navah Wolfe
DB86564 The Singles Game by Lauren Weisberger
DB 86547 The Lost Boy by Camilla Lackberg
DB86569 An Obvious Fact by Craig Johnson
DB86567 Surrender, New York by Caleb Carr
DB86588 Hook, Line, and Murder: A Murder, She Wrote Mystery by Jessica Fletcher and others
DB 86581 The Miracle on Monhegan Island by Elizabeth Kelly
DB86578 Land of Silence by Tessa Afshar
DB86571 A Chance of a Lifetime; A Summer to Remember by Marilyn Pappano
DB86610 The Ferryman Institute by Colin Gigl
DB86592 Dreams of Distant Shores by Phillip A. McKillip
DB86663 A Change of Heart by Sonali Dev
DB86662 Hwarhath Stories: Transgressive Tales by Aliens
DB86683 Sweet Little Lies by Jill Shalvis
DB86668 News of the World by Paulette Jiles
DB86693 The Terranauts by Boyle T. Coraghessan
DB86686 Moonglow by Michael Chabon
DB86699 The Award by Danielle Steel
DB86695 The Fortunes by Peter Ho Davies
DB86741 Christodora by Tim Murphy
DB86744 The Dark Side by Anthony O'Neill
DB86707 Chaos: A Scarpetta Novel by Patricia Cornwell






 
Nonfiction:  
DB86723 Einstein's Masterwork: 1915 and the General Theory of Relativity by John Gribbin
DB86709 The Perfect Pass: American Genius and the Reinvention of Football by S.C. Gwynne
DB86700 Scrappy Little Nobody by Anna Kendrick
DB86698 This Chair Rocks: A Manifesto against Ageism by Ashton Applewhite
DB 86697 The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate - Discoveries from a Secret World by Peter Wohlleben
DB86688 The Secret War: Spies, Ciphers, and Guerrillas, 1939-1945 by Max Hastings
DB86667 Full Moon over Noah's Ark: An Odyssey to Mount Ararat and Beyond by Rick Antonson
DB86644 Talking as Fast as I Can: From Gilmore Girls to Gilmore Girls ( and Everything in Between) by Lauren Graham
DB86625 The Power of Love: How Kenneth Jernigan Changed the World for the Blind by National Federation of the Blind
DB86609 Black Ops Advertising: Native Ads, Content Marketing, and the Covert World of the Digital Sell by Mara Einstein
DB86565 Mapping the Heavens:The Radical Scientific Ideas That Reveal the Cosmos by Priyamvanda Natarajan
DB86516 Known and Strange Things: Essays by Teju Cole
DB87061 A Space Traveler's Guide to the Solar System by Mark Thompson
DB87062 QB: My Life behind the Spiral by Steve Young
DB87065 Rhapsody in Schmaltz: Yiddish Food and Why We Can't Stop Eating it by Michael Wex
DB87113 Just Getting Started by Tony Bennett
DB87117 The Tide: The Science and Stories behind the Greatest Force on Earth by Hugh Aldersey- Williams  











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.