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26 FREE YA and Classic Audiobook Downloads – Starts Today!

Do you love to listen to audiobooks?
Do you like FREE books?


SYNC YA Literature into Your Earphones –
2 Free Audiobook Downloads Each Week!

May 15– August 20, 2014
Teens and other readers of Young Adult Literature will have the opportunity to listen to bestselling titles and required reading classics this summer.  Each week from May 15 – August 20, 2014, SYNC will offer two free audiobook downloads – a current titled paired with a classic title.

Each pair are only available to download for one week, so don’t miss out on these free audiobooks!

Here’s the complete list of titles.sync_poster

What books are you excited to listen to this summer?sync_icon

Remember – You can check out and download audiobooks
(and ebooks) with your Seattle Public Library card for FREE 24/7.


Listen Here!: Seattle Sound 2012

In terms of live music, the Emerald City is a true gem; for its size and relative isolation, our rainy, little outpost supports a vibrant and varied community of musicians. It has lost some influence since the heydays of grunge, but 2012 witnessed the rise of some real talent from our neck of the woods. Which is why, for 2013, I continue my 2012 resolution to see a local concert at least once a month and would recommend that you do the same. If hipsters, tattoos, fake glasses or uncoordinated dancers make you uncomfortable, this presents a challenge. Never fear. I have compiled a list of outstanding Seattle artists to watch in 2013 and my personal favorites from concerts in the past year: Continue reading

Listen Here!: The Empyrean

File:John Frusciante - The Empyrean.jpgI’m Central to Nowhere and I Am Unreachable. That’s a combination of two lines from two songs from the album The Empyrean by artist John Frusciante, who is basically one of the greatest guitarists of all time.  This album came out in 2009 and has been something I listen to almost every day. Continue reading