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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.

November 2021 Content (515-461-6262)


  • Option 1: November Storytimes
  • Option 2: November Events for Kids and Teens
  • Option 3: November Events for Adults
  • Option 4: The Tale of the Pie and the Patty Pan by Beatrix Potter
  • Option 5: Part One, An Old Fashioned Thanksgiving by Louisa May Alcott
  • Option 6: Part Two, An Old Fashioned Thanksgiving by Louisa May Alcott

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Learn more about this month’s featured books:

Picture Book
Title: The Tale of the Pie and the Patty Pan
Beatrix Potter
Catalog Link: Click Here!
Title: An Old-Fashioned Thanksgiving
Louisa May Alcott
Catalog Link:
Click Here!

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