March 20, 2023

SYNC is a free summer audiobook program for teens 13 and older. Running April 27-August 2, 2023, SYNC gives participants two thematically paired audiobooks each week. Titles are all available worldwide and change every Thursday at midnight Eastern Time during the season.

To participate, register with an email at Follow the instructions to download and setup the Sora app by Overdrive. You must tap borrow during the week available. Titles, once loaded into the app, are yours indefinitely. Each title pair is available Thursday through the following Wednesday beginning April 27.

Titles include:

  • You can’t say that! and Top secret by Geoffrey Cowan and Leroy Aarons
  • The family Chao by Lan Samantha Chang and Faraway by Rainbow Rowell and Nic Stone
  • The school that escaped the Nazis by Deborah Cadbury and The republic by Plato
  • The keeper of night by Kylie Lee Baker and Out of the blue by Jason June
  • Arsene Lupin versus Hurlock Sholmes by Maurice Leblanc and Mask of shadows by Linsey Miller
  • Poor Matza by Avrom Reisen and The truth about white lies by Olivia A. Cole
  • Hurricane song by Paul Volponi and Fractured tide by Leslie Lutz
  • Tommy by Karen Blumenthal and Spearhead by Adam Makos
  • Loveless by Alice Oseman and Beyond Magenta by Susan Kuklin
  • Bump by Chiara Atik and The woman who split the atom by Marissa Moss
  • This rebel heart by Katherine Locke and The boy in the red dress by Kristn Lambert
  • The lantern’s ember by Colleen Houck and Red hood by Elana K. Arnold
  • The getaway by Lamar Giles and The Wonderland collection by Lewis Carroll
  • Freedom! The story of the Black Panther Party by Jetta Grace Martin, Joshua Bloom, and Waldo E. Martin Jr. and Not without laughter by Langston Hughes

Contact Robey Memorial Library at (563) 568-4424 or with questions.