Alistair Cooke's series "Letter from America" and
Alistair Cooke at the BBC" offer a fascinating insight
into American and British life, the personalities and the
events which have most interested him.
View our list of
Alistair Cooke titles
are the questions that are frequently asked by our listeners.
Perhaps you would ask the same questions too!
Q: What would happen if I damage
a tape of CD I have rented from the Library?
PLEASE TELL US!
While we do expect clients to look after our audio books we
do not charge if a tape is inadvertently damaged in your tapedeck;
we do reserve the right, however, to charge replacement fees
if this happens repeatedly.
If tapes / CDís are damaged through negligence a replacement
fee is charged. Please do not leave tapes / CDís in the car,
heat causes damage. Such damage is regarded as negligence.
Q: What will happen if I don't
return a book I have rented form the library?
Borrowers who do
not return either tapes / CDís or whole audio books must meet
Q: How do I take care of an Audio
Keep it clean!
Play a non-abrasive head cleaner through
your cassette player after every two audio books to help:
- to keep the working parts of the cassette player clean
and so it is less likely to cause TAPE SPILLAGE.
- to keep the heads free of residue
- to give MAXIMUM SOUND QUALITY
To avoid snarled tapes -PUSH STOP!!
ALWAYS press the STOP button before changing from PLAY
to FAST FORWARD, REWIND or vice versa.
Q: How do I take care of a CD?
- NEVER TOUCH the audio surface of the CD.
- Always handle a CD by its edges.
- Periodically CLEAN your CD player with a recommended
CD cleaning kit.
- NEVER LEAVE CDís in direct sunlight.
- Always REPLACE the CD in its case after use.