TITA Library
Authors Share Their Library Memories

Ask any writer or avid reader for their thoughts on libraries, and they’ll tell you that libraries are treasure troves of free information that enrich communities and encourage all visitors. Read more

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Picture Books on Audio
6 Picture Books to Listen To

Picture books on audio? Definitely. Not only do they help young children pass a rainy afternoon or time in the car, they’re also a great tool to help kids follow along with a paper book. Read more

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This is the Author | Junot DĂ­az

“ISLANDBORN is about a little girl named Lola who is an immigrant, but she left the island when she was very, very little so she didn’t grow up with any memories of the island. And what happens is she’s one of those girls who’s surrounded by her immigrant community and everybody talks about the island, and everybody reminisces about this place that they left, and she has no memories of it. And she really wants some sort of connection, she wants to remember.”

Learn more about Islandborn.

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Hispanic Authors
Hispanic Authors to Read Again

National Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 through October 15) celebrates Hispanic culture and history. Books are a great way to dive into a culture, and many classic and popular bestsellers have come from Hispanic writers around the globe. Read more

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Hamilton Cast Members as Narrators

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve probably heard of the Broadway smash hit Hamilton. The smart lyrics, catchy music, diverse cast, and unique way of telling our country’s history have created a cultural phenomenon—along with a die-hard fan base.

Aside from listening to other Broadway cast albums featuring these talented performers, or waiting for their personal albums to drop, you can hear some of the Hamilton cast members lend their voices in a different way—through narration. Dive into an audiobook with one of these stellar companions: Read more

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