Get Ready for Summer Reading with Sync: Audiobooks for Teens
Librarians, Educators, Bloggers—Spread the Word!
What is SYNC?
- The audiobook publishers’ and AudioFile Magazine’s commitment to introducing the listening experience to teens.
- A FREE audiobook download program that has been offered since Summer 2010 and returns April 27, 2017.
- SYNC audiobook titles are given away in themed pairs.
- SYNC hooks readers by introducing a free download of a wide variety of titles.
- SYNC demonstrates that Required Reading can be completed by listening.
- Libraries, schools, and bloggers can access the SYNC Tool Kit.
- Titles are delivered through the OverDrive app.
How can Libraries, Schools, Bloggers & Press Promote SYNC to Teens?
- Use the SYNC Tool Kit to introduce SYNC to your patrons, students, and other readers.
- Encourage teen readers to text syncya to 25827 to receive text alerts about all the featured titles.
- Sign-up to “Join the SYNC Newsletter” for title alerts.
- Encourage teens to download the OverDrive app, in advance of the program.
- Downloads are in MP3 format and are Mac and Windows compatible.
- Downloads will operate through the OverDrive app.
- Most listening devices are supported.
- Each SYNC audiobook is available for download for a period of 7 days (only).
Frequently Asked Questions for Librarians and Educators:
For questions about the program, titles, and how to use the tool kit to connect with teens, please contact the SYNC Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org.