Audiobooks

This audiobook service is restricted to print disabled users.

A person is eligible to receive Audiobooks service if he or she is unable to use conventional print materials due to a visual, physical or perceptual disability and qualifies for InterLINK library service 

Eligibility is defined in accordance with current copyright legislation.
The Act defines a “perceptual disability” as a disability that prevents or inhibits a person from reading or hearing a literary, musical, dramatic or artistic work in its original format, and includes such a disability resulting from
a)     severe or total impairment of sight or hearing or the inability to focus or move ones eyes  
b)    the inability to hold or manipulate a book, or 
 c)    an impairment relating to comprehension

 

Following on this restriction, under no circumstances are these materials to be made available to ineligible patrons.     

Click here to search the catalogue of audiobooks available to order

Click here to search the new catalogue of audiobooks available for download

Audiobooks are unabridged books available in
three formats:

  • analog on 2-track cassette

  • new digital formats on disk

  • digital download 

 They are narrated by professional actors and readers.

Over 18,000 titles in our collection are distrubted among the InterLINK member libraries. A wide variety of popular reading material is available including:

  • Best Sellers

  • Mysteries

  • Romances

  • Westerns

  • Science Fiction

  • Biography

  • Travel

  • History

  • Children's Books

More specialized books, such as educational or text materials, can be borrowed from other libraries through interlibrary loan.

The collection consists of audiobooks produced by InterLINK, but also includes unabridged titles from Canadian suppliers and from commercial producers in England and the United States.