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Collection Spotlight: Playaways

Do you love audiobooks but are you tired of dealing with CDs or streaming issues? Why don't you try a Playaway?

What is a Playaway?

A Playaway is a pre-loaded device that houses a full, unabridged audiobook. Simply plug in headphones and listen away. Do you travel a lot? The Easton Library loans out a connector that will allow the Playaway to play through your vehicle's speaker system.

One of the benefits of Playaway is it's simple to use design. You can pause the audiobook whenever you like and pick up right where you left off. It is also portable, so you can use it while exercising or doing outdoor activities.

The Easton Library has Playaways available for Adults, Children, and Teens. Come on in and ask the staff about Playaways and how they can bring a new experience to your reading.


Click on the images below to be taken to the catalog to request the title.

The Lions of Fifth Avenue by Fiona Davis

A series of book thefts roils the iconic New York Public Library, leaving two generations of strong-willed women to pick up the pieces.

The Good Neighbor: The Life and Work of Fred Rogers by Maxwell King

The first full-length biography of Fred Rogers tells the story of this utterly unique and enduring American icon. Drawing on original interviews, oral histories, and archival documents, Maxwell King traces Rogers’s personal, professional, and artistic life through decades of work...

Harry Potter series by J. K. Rowling

We have all seven titles available on Playaway!

Follow the journey of the boy wizard, Harry Potter as he saves the Wizarding World from an evil wizard. Hear the story that started it all and became a cultural phenomenon.

The Hero Two Doors Down by Sharon Robinson

Based on the true story of a boy in Brooklyn who became neighbors and friends with his hero, Jackie Robinson.

I Spy Fly Guy! by Tedd Arnold

When Fly Guy and Buzz play hide-and-seek, Fly Guy hides in his favorite place--the garbage can. But as Buzz finishes counting, the garbageman drives away with the garbage and Fly Guy, too! A very worried Buzz follows the truck to the dump, where he sees zillions of flies. Where is Fly Guy?!

Verify by Joelle Charbonneau

Bestselling author Joelle Charbonneau’s eerily timely, high-stakes page-turner is destined to start important conversations at this particular moment in our history. Meri Beckley lives in a world without lies. When she looks at the peaceful Chicago streets, she feels pride in the era of unprecedented hope and prosperity over which the governor presides. But when Meri’s mother is killed, Meri suddenly has questions that no one else seems to be asking.

Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi

With five starred reviews, Tomi Adeyemi’s West African-inspired fantasy debut, and instant #1 New York Times Bestseller, conjures a world of magic and danger, perfect for fans of Leigh Bardugo and Sabaa Tahir.

Illegal by Eoin Colfer and Andrew Donkin

A powerfully moving, award-winning graphic novel that explores the current plight of undocumented immigrants from New York Times bestselling author Eoin Colfer and the team behind the Artemis Fowl graphic novels. How can a human being be illegal for simply existing?


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