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Popular Reading and Audiobooks

The "popular" in Popular Reading

The Popular Reading and Audiobooks collection is intended to provide current popular fiction and current general interest non-fiction in print and audio formats, along with classic literature in audio format, for personal enjoyment and intellectual enrichment.

Emphasis is placed on books and audiobooks published in the past 6-12 months.

Older books may occasionally be purchased or moved into the collection if a recent occurrence makes them of current interest (ex. film/tv adaptation, anniversary, re-issue, etc). 

Audiobooks of "classic" titles published anywhere from ancient times to the 20th century are actively purchased.

Checkout polcies

Books and audiobooks on CD

  • 6-week checkout for CU students/employees and  4-week for community borrowers, with one renewal if there are no holds on the item
  • Items can be recalled.  Students and employees are guaranteed 2 weeks with an item; after that time, the item may be recalled, which changes the due date.

Downloadable audiobooks

  • 2-week checkout; one renewal allowed if there are no holds on the item
  • You may have a maximum of three (3) e-books checked out at any given time

Help us buy more books!

When you donate, please indicate that your donation is for the Popular Reading & Audiobooks collections.