Technology: Playaways

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Search catalog banner Playaways are battery operated listening devices that come conveniently pre-loaded with an audio book. Playaways are owned at all branches. Please note that the library does not provide earbuds or batteries with Playaways but they are available for purchase in our branches. 


Be sure to check out the new and on order Playaways at the Baltimore County Public Library's Hot Titles pages.





Borrowing Policies

  • Loan Period: Borrow for 21 days

  • Checkout Fee: Free

  • Checkout Limit: No limit

  • Overdue Fees: $.25 per day (same as books)

  • Renewals: Up to two renewals, if no holds are pending

  • Holds: Holds can be requested through the catalog and you will be notified when the device arrives at your branch. Holds are canceled if they are not picked up within seven days of notification

  • Returns: Can be returned to any branch

  • Replacement Costs: May vary

Revised: August 17, 2017