Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Over 2000 audio books for FREE!

My kids listen to stories on their cd player every night to go to sleep.  They have listened to "Jesus Stories" from CD's that we found at the Dollar Tree several years ago, Disney stories, Dr. Seuss, Froggy stories and many many more!  They love listening to the stories and we love that they are hearing great books and stories nightly.  The problem is that they have now listened to their stories so much that they have most of them memorized.  So I am thrilled to find this site from University of Florida with tons of classics for FREE!  (Aesops Fables, Tales of Peter Rabbit, Count of Monte Cristo......)

You can download these stories and listen on your computer or on the go with your itunes device or mp3 player.  Here's how to get the stories:

For your computer or mp3 player:
  1. Go here.
  2. Click on "Browse By Author"
  3. Pick an author
  4. Click on your story
  5. Scroll down and right click on 'download mp3"
  6. In the pop up tab - select 'save target as'
  7. Name the file
  8. Save
or Download to your itunes device:
  1. Open your itunes account.
  2. Search itunes store for "USF Lit2Go"
  3. ITunesU - click on "see all"
  4. Click on the book you are interested in.
  5. The book will appear in your ITunesU tab in your itunes library.

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