Do you want to hear a story from Louisburg Library any time?
Call the library's Dial A Story phone line at 800-576-0064. You'll hear stories for children, teens and adults, as well as jokes, trivia and more! We're here to read to you, wherever you go! Stuck in line? Sitting down to a meal? Bored on the couch? Take a break from the computer screen, build early literacy skills, and have fun! Stories will change monthly and quarterly.
Some items are read by your librarians, and some by other great narrators, but all have been carefully selected by the Louisburg library team for your enjoyment. And no internet required - just a phone!
Our menu of choices is varied and long so here it is if you prefer to see it so you can go right to your choice. At the end of each selection, you will automatically be redirected to the main menu, but if you don't want to wait until the end, you can HIT # to go to the main menu.
September & October 2021 selections
Press 1 for Preschool Stories
1. The Dot by Peter Reynolds
2. Stick and Stone by Beth Ferry
3. Be a Maker by Katey Howes
4. What do you do with an idea? by Kobi Yamada
5. What do you do with a problem? Kobi Yamada
Press 2 for Kid Stories (past titles from Katie's Book Club)
1. Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library by Chris Grabenstein
2. From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by E.L. Konigsburg
3. Alex Rider: Stormbreaker by Anthony Horowitz
4. Series of Unfortunate Events: Bad Beginning by Lemony Snicket
5. Nim's Island by Wendy Orr
Press 3 for Young Adult
1. Diary of a Haunting by M. Verano
2. The Enemy by Charlie Higson
3. The House on the Gulf by Margaret Peterson Haddix
4. They Never Came Back by Caroline B. Cooney
5. The Fever by Megan Abbott
6. Dread Nation: Rise Up by Justina Ireland
Press 4 for Adults
1. Who Owns the Ice House? Eight Life Lessons From an Unlikely Entrepreneur by Clifton Taulbert and Gary Schnoeniger
2. That Will Never Work: the birth of Netflix and the amazing life of an idea by Marc Randolph
3. In the Company of Women by Grace Bonney
4. Principles by Ray Dallo
Press 5 for Spooky Stories
1. Skeleton Hiccups by Margery Cuyler (Picture Book)
2. Little Goblins Ten by Jane Manning (Picture Book)
3. The Walk from Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark collected by Alvin Schwartz (Kids)
4. What Do You Come For? from Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark collected by Alvin Schwartz (Kids)
5. Kittens from Strange Highway by Dean Koontz (Adult)
6. The Masque of the Red Death from Short Ghost and Horror Collection 039 by Edgar Allen Poe (Adult)
7. The Tell-Tale Heart from Short Ghost and Horror Collection 039 by Edgar Allen Poe (Adult)
8. The Cask of Amontillado from Short Ghost and Horror Collection 039 by Edgar Allen Poe (Adult)
9. The Black Dog from Short Ghost and Horror Collection 039 by Stephen Crane (Adult)
Press 5 for Mystery Minute
Choose an option #1-4 for a very short mystery that is sure to tingle your spine!