Built For Listening

Playaway is the pre-loaded audiobook that gives patrons the portability and freedom to listen to audiobooks anytime, anywhere. It’s the easiest way to circulate everything from bestsellers to new releases, promote literacy, and help patrons introduce more books into their lives every year.

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Playaway is the only audiobook format accessible to everyone.

  • Durable, all-in-one format is easy to circulate
  • Brings people into the library, boosting overall circulation
  • No other device, technology, or WiFi connection needed
  • Powered by AAA battery, offering 30+ listening hours
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As technology continues to change, Playaway is and will remain the only physical audiobook format.

Playaway in a car

Did you know cars are one of the most popular places to listen to audiobooks?

But by 2021, 46% of cars sold in North America will not have CD players.

Playaway’s universal audio jack is compatible with headphones and auxiliary cords. As technology continues to change, Playaway is and will remain the only physical audiobook format.

More audiobooks than ever before.

  • New York Times bestsellers
  • Simultaneous releases
  • Literacy and learning content
  • Custom curated collections
  • In demand niche content: ESL, foreign language, diverse authors and more
Playaway in a car