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Dial-A-Story offers free pre-recorded stories, poems, riddles, and jokes read by your favorite ASCPL Staff. Call 234.274.4400 and choose the recording you would like to hear from the menu. Stop by every month to listen to something new!

“Dial-A-Story is a wonderful way for us to share the love of reading and storytelling. With a simple phone call, all ages can enjoy a story adventure together,” said Lucy Carney, Manager of the Children’s Library & Teen Division at Main Library. “At the same time, children will learn new vocabulary and sharpen their listening and comprehension skills, all of which contribute to greater reading proficiency. We’re very excited to offer this service to our community.”

Dial-A-Story Menu –
recorded 9/1/22

  • Creepy Carrots by Aaron Reynolds
  • Yertle the Turtle by Dr. Seuss
  • The Arabic Quilt: An Immigrant Story by Aya Khalil
  • Unknown Caller by Meg Gardiner from the anthology Deadly Annivesaries edited by Marcia Muller and Bill Pronzini
  • Maddie and the Invisible Raccoon by Leslie A. Wibberley from Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Dog Really Did That? - 101 Stories of Miracles, Mischief, and Magical Moments by Amy Newmark

Please note that the first three titles are children's selections and the last two are adult selections.

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