Audiobooks

Audiobooks on CD

Audiobooks for Adult Listeners

Choose from close to 3,000 audiobooks on CD, including bestsellers, classics, biography, nonfiction, dramatic performances, self-help, and more.

Ask about our list of new adult audiobook additions.

Selected New Audiobooks

Audiobooks for Children and Teens

The collection includes over 1,000 favorite fiction and nonfiction titles. Also available are a selection of kits that pair printed books with an audio version of the material. Great for beginning readers.

Great Courses Lecture Series

Comprehensive lecture courses by the nation’s most dynamic and highly respected college professors, captured on audio CD and DVD. Selections in many disciplines from The Teaching Company and The Modern Scholar. All media formats are shelved together in their own section. Thanks to the Friends of the Library for their support of this collection.

Language Learning Materials

For Adults: The Library has a collection of language learning materials on audio CDs, shelved together in the Library’s travel collection.

For Children: Ask about language learning materials specially designed for children, including Muzzy® instructional programs. \Contact the Children’s Service Desk at children@ridgefieldlibrary.org or 203-438-2282 x12002.

Playaways

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Portable, lightweight battery-operated audio players that each come pre-loaded with a complete audiobook title. Use your own headphones (also available for purchase) or use your own adaptor to play through your car or home audio system. Adult, teen, and children’s titles are available.Thanks to the Friends of the Library for their support of this collection.

Downloadable Audiobooks

Downloadable Audiobooks from OverDrive

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OverDrive allows you to select and download or stream e-audiobooks onto computers, tablets, smartphones, and other personal devices. This collection is available any time of day from anywhere in the world. Click here for a guided tour of this wonderful resource.

Downloadable Audiobooks from Hoopla Digital

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Many additional e-audiobook selections are available for free download through the Library’s subscription to hoopla. No limit to the number of people who can “check out” an item at the same time! Learn more

Downloadable Audiobooks from RBDigital Through the Connecticut State Library

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Access to free e-audiobooks through RBDigital is available through the Connecticut State Library. Unabridged bestsellers and titles from your favorite authors. Learn more

Suggest a Purchase

We will do our best to fulfill requests, but please allow at least two weeks for your item to come in. The Library will either purchase the item or try to borrow it from another library.