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Audio Books

Last Updated: 10/21/2019 8:23 PM

Where to Find Audio Books

Read on for different audio options for students in grades K-5.
​Click on the image to link to that resource. 


playerWhat are Playaways? 

cat with book

Click here for a short tutorial on searching the LES library catalog for Playaways.

These resources require internet access:



Grades:  K-3
What it is:

  • Pairs of high-interest fiction and nonfiction books.
  • Has a built-in read-along feature; words are highlighted in the text as the narration continues.
  • For a full list of all 135 titles available click here


World Book Encyclopedia

Grades: 2-5
What it is:

  • Online encyclopedia with built-in audio support
  • Short, ad-free, age-appropriate,
    non-fiction articles
  • Each article has a "read to me" button at the start of the article. 
  • Single word searches work best (president, owls, China, Einstein)


Storia (4th and 5th Grade Only)

Grades: 4 & 5
What it is:

  • eBooks for 4th and 5th grade
  • username/password required:
    See your Language Arts teacher
  • SOME titles have Read To Me


how to read


Overdrive eBooks/eAudio

Grades: K-12
What it is:

  • eBooks/eAudio provided by Louisville Public Library
  • MUST have a library card to access
  • Call/Visit Louisville Public Library for more information
  • (330) 875 1696