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Audio books in Newman Library

The University Libraries has a small collection of audio books; most are available on cassette tapes. Our collection policies specifically mention that we do not collect audio books.

Here is a list of audio books on cassette. (Note that this lists includes interviews and other non-book materials.) Equipment for listening to these cassettes is available for use in Newman Library. Check out headphones from the Circulation Desk.

Audio books from the Montgomery-Floyd Regional Library

The Montgomery-Floyd Regional Library system collects audio books including books on CD. They also offer audio books for downloading as MP3 and WMA files. Residents of Montgomery and Floyd counties (including on campus students) are eligible to receive a library card.

Audio books online

Free audiobooks are available from a number of online sites. These typically include books that are now in the public domain (those published before 1923).

A number of commercial sites also sell audio books (and have free podcasts for some materials)


Newman Library exam hours

Sun, Dec 14: open 7:30am*
Mon-Wed, Dec 15-17: open 24 hours*
Thu, Dec 18: close 8:00pm
Fri, Dec 19: 7:30am - 8:00pm
Sat-Sun, Dec 20-21: 9:00am - 6:00pm

* During 24 hour operation, a valid Hokie Passport is required to access or remain in the library between 12 midnight and 7:30am.

Current semester hours