Wednesday, September 24, 2003

Online interactive audio book discussion

The Illinois Network of libraries serving the blind is offering a web-based, online audio and text-chat book discussion group--Meting of the Minds--on Audio Avenue (http://www.mitbc.org/audioave/web/. The discussion leader is Tom Peters, Consultant with TAP Information Services. The series of discussions will kick off on September 25 at 7:00 p.m. Central Daylight Time with a discussion of the book Seabiscuit: An American Legend (RC 51698) by Laura Hillenbrand.
To participate, please contact Lori Bell at the Talking Book Center at 1-800-426-0709 or by email: lbell@alliancelibrarysystem.com. To participate, attendees need a PC with Internet access, a sound card, and speakers. A microphone will allow the participant to interact via audio. If no microphone is available, the participant can use text chat.
Although participation is limited to ten, others may listen to the book discussion as a broadcast session on the web. Sessions also will be recorded and available for later listening on the website.

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