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Listen UP with this accessible, low tech service for kids and adults!


Call the Urbandale Public Library’s Dial-A-Story line at (515-461-6262) and follow the prompts to choose the content you would like to hear.

Need a break from screen time? We have a low tech solution!

Listen to stories anytime of day or night with Dial-A-Story service, no data plan or Internet access needed. This service is perfect for those without computers in the home, to homebound individuals, and those with vision difficulties. 

Dial-A-Story offers a phone line you can call for pre-recorded read-alouds of children’s books and adult fiction, a listing of our upcoming events, book recommendations by library staff, writing prompts, and more! Content will be updated each month.

This service is made possible with support from the Urbandale Public Library Foundation.


April 2021 Content (515-461-6262)

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  • Option 1: Library Events for Kids, Teens, and Families
  • Option 2: Library Events for Adults
  • Option 3: Miss Jacque reads Click Clack Moo by Doreen Cronin
  • Option 4: Miss Jacque reads  The Lion and the Mouse, an Aesop fable
  • Option 5:  Miss Jacque shares the nursery rhyme Little Bo Peep in honor of National Poetry month.
  • Option 6: Preview of April Book Club books
  • Option 7- 54: Chapter Book of the Month, read by Librivox narrators (broken into chapters for menu) – Little Women by Louisa May Alcott

Learn more about this month’s featured books:

Picture Book
Title: Click, Clack, Moo: Cows that Type
Author: Doreen Cronin
Illustrator: Betsy Lewin
Catalog Link: Click Here!
Picture Book
Title: The Lion and the Mouse an Aesop Fable (from Once There Was a Story)
Author
: Jane Yolen
Illustrator: Jane Dyer
Catalog Link:
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Adult Fiction
Title: Little Women
Author:
Louise May Alcott
Catalog Link:
Click Here!






Adult Fiction
Title: Well-Behaved Indian Women
Author:
Saumya Dave
Catalog Link:
Click Here!




Adult Fiction
Title: This Tender Land
Author:
William Kent Krueger
Catalog Link:
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Adult Fiction
Title: The German Midwife
Author:
Mandy Robotham
Catalog Link:
Click Here!

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