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Audiobooks available through the library

How to use the Up North Digital resources for FY2022 *This section is in accurate at the moment we are working on it. 7/20/2022.

The Mid-Michigan Library League provides the following digital resources to all member libraries.  With your library card, you may sign up for an account to access these resources at any time via a computer or mobile device. 

Here is what you need to know:  You have access to a collection of nearly 35,000 downloadable eAudiobooks and a language learning resource called Transparent Language Online.  Some libraries provide access to the eMagazine collection as well.  To access these collections, go to

You will be taken to this screen:audiobook landing page.png

In the upper right corner, select “register” and follow the prompts to set up an account.  You will need to know your library card number.  If your library also has purchased access to the digital magazines collection, you will be able to use the same account to access magazines. Transparent Language Online will also use the same login you create.

There are three (3) ways to access these resources:

(1) Via a computer (whether a pc or mac), follow this link to get to the different resources:

(2) If you have a mobile device that uses an application, you can find the Recorded Books Digital app, which looks like this: RBD app button.jpg

Follow the appropriate link for your device below:

(3) If you have a portable device such as an iPod (all audio books) or MP3 player (“non-protected” audio books) and you want to download to that device, you can download software to enable this functionality at:

(4) Transparent Language Online will use the same account that you created, but will direct you to download the TLO application (iOS or Android)

(5) If you need help, there is a link at the top, bottom or side of each page.  You can also email

Here are some links to helpful documents from Recorded Books Digital: