Outside of the Library of Alexandria

Great Library of Alexandria: New and Improved

Thu., Sep. 6
The chroniclers of antiquity wrote that the Great Library of Alexandria held at its peak more than 400,000 scrolls on all manners of subjects, the most massive collection of knowledge in the ancient Mediterranean world. Despite the size of its holdings, this library definitely lacked one thing: a section for the blind and physically handicapped. Fortunately for the world, its modern successor has rectified that…
Cover of Swing: A Novel

New Locally Produced Title: Swing

Tue., Apr. 24
LBPH is proud to share a new locally produced title available for loan or for download from BARD.  Swing was narrated and edited by Sue Reinfeld.  This audiobook was carefully monitored by the LBPH Studio Team and Volunteers, and produced by Micah Pacileo. Swing By Philip Beard DBC12074 Follows the life-long friendship of two men brought together by their love for the 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates.  Strong language, explicit descriptions…
Cover of Hidden History Of Pittsburgh

New Locally Produced Title: Hidden History of Pittsburgh

Tue., Mar. 27
LBPH is proud to share a new locally produced title available for loan or for download from BARD. Hidden History of Pittsburgh was narrated by volunteer Tom Seiverling.  This audiobook was carefully monitored, edited, and produced by the LBPH Studio Team and Volunteers. Hidden History of Pittsburgh By Len Barcousky DBC10100 When Mark Twain visited in 1884, he claimed to spy a little bit of hell in Pittsburgh's…
Cover of Betsy Ross and the Silver Thimble

New Locally Produced Title: Betsy Ross and the Silver Thimble

Thu., Mar. 22
LBPH is proud to share a new locally produced title available for loan or for download from BARD.  Betsy Ross and the Silver Thimble was narrated by Sandy Olanyk.  This audiobook was carefully monitored, edited, and produced by the LBPH Studio Team and Volunteers. Betsy Ross and the Silver Thimble By Stephanie Greene DBC10049 Young Betsy Ross is upset when her brother tells her that she cannot make furniture…

New Locally Produced Title: Creamed Onions for Supper

Thu., Mar. 1
LBPH is proud to share a new locally produced title available for loan or for download from BARD.  Creamed Onions for Supper: The Great Depression, Jefferson County, Pennsylvania was narrated by volunteer Maggie Wolfram. This audiobook was carefully monitored, edited, and produced by the LBPH Studio Team and Volunteers. Creamed Onions for Supper: The Great Depression, Jefferson County, Pennsylvania By Carole A. Briggs and Todd J. Pfannestiel DBC 6548…

New Locally Produced Title: The Philosophy of Andy Warhol (From A to B and Back Again)

Mon., Feb. 26
LBPH is proud to share a new locally produced title available for loan or for download from BARD.  The Philosophy of Andy Warhol (From A to B and Back Again) was narrated by volunteer Patti Hefron.  This audiobook was carefully monitored, edited, and produced by the LBPH Studio Team and Volunteers. The Philosophy of Andy Warhol (From A to B and Back Again) By Andy Warhol DBC 12062 A…

New Locally Produced Title: Lady Faustus

Fri., Feb. 23
LBPH is proud to share a new locally produced title available for loan or for download from BARD. Lady Faustus was narrated by volunteer Thelma Snyder. This audiobook was carefully monitored, edited, and produced by the LBPH Studio Team and Volunteers. Lady Faustus By Diane Ackerman DBC 10070 Third collection of poetry by best-selling author Diane Ackerman. Topics include flying a plane, wonders of the…

New Locally Produced Title: 100 Things Pirates Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die

Tue., Jan. 30
LBPH is proud to share a new locally produced title available for loan or for download from BARD.  100 Things Pirates Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die was narrated and edited by volunteer Sue Reinfeld. This audiobook was carefully monitored and produced by the LBPH Studio Team and Volunteers. 100 Things Pirates Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die By Steve Ziants…

New Locally Produced Title: Fleabrain Loves Franny

Fri., Jan. 26
LBPH is proud to share a new locally produced title available for loan or for download from BARD.  Fleabrain Loves Franny was narrated by volunteers Marty Lieb and Thelma Snyder.  This audiobook was carefully monitored, edited, and produced by the LBPH Studio Team and Volunteers. Fleabrain Loves Franny By Joanne Rocklin DBC8516 Franny Katzenback, while recovering from polio, reads and falls in love with the brand-new book Charlotte’s Web. Bored…

New Locally Produced Title: Wilderness Boy

Tue., Jan. 23
LBPH is proud to share a new locally produced title available for loan or for download from BARD.  Wilderness Boy was narrated by volunteer Doug Malcolm. This audiobook was carefully monitored, edited, and produced by the LBPH Studio Team and Volunteers. Wilderness Boy By Margery Evernden DBC10087 Wilderness Boy tells an exciting story of the Whiskey Rebellion that will teach young people and readers of…