New on NOBLE – North Carolina Historical Review January 2019

New on NOBLE, another edition of North Carolina Historical Review for your downloading and listening pleasure. Check out the January 2019 edition of the NC Historical Review and learn more about the great history of the state of North Carolina. Lots more to download and listen to on NOBLE. Check out NOBLE – https://statelibrary.ncdcr.gov/lbph/read/download/noble for more local downloadable favorites.

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New on NOBLE – Our State Magazine 4 new issues

New on NOBLE, 4 big issue of the very popular Our State Magazine, the magazine all about North Carolina. Read all about what’s happening in the state in the May 2019 issue, July 2019 issue, August 2019 issue and September 2019 issue.

Lots more to download and listen to on NOBLE. Check out NOBLE – http://statelibrary.ncdcr.gov/lbph/noble.html for more local downloadable favorites.

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New on NOBLE – Carolina Country 4 new issues

New on NOBLE – some warm thoughts for winter (and 4 big issues to read) from the July 2019, August 2019, September 2019 and October 2019 issues of Carolina Country Magazine, the magazine about the people and places in North Carolina brought to you by North Carolina’s electric cooperatives. Just what you need to get to spring.

For more great locally recorded books and magazine check out NOBLE and get some local North Carolina flavor in your reading – https://statelibrary.ncdcr.gov/lbph/read/download/noble

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10 Most Wanted Books – January 2020

Happy New Year to all!!! With a new year comes new Top 10 lists. 2020 is starting out big. December 2019’s 10 Most Checked Out or 10 Most Wanted Books is big as well. Here are the books that we sent most often to patrons from the shelves of NCLBPH. Note, all books were checked out at least 156 times over the month. The top book was checked out 226 times.

DB096635 – A reluctant bride by Jody Hedlund
DB095908 – Window on the bay by Debbie Macomber
DB096079 – The second-worst restaurant in France by Alexander McCall Smith
DB096634 – World, chase me down by Andrew Hilleman
DB096772 – Here all along : finding meaning, spirituality, and a deeper by Sarah Hurwitz
DB096914 – Hitler : a global biography by Brendan Simms
DB096342 – Old bones by Douglas J. Preston
DB096343 – The inn by James Patterson
DB094982 – The Becket list: a Blackberry Farm story by Adele Griffin
DB096140 – Swimming between worlds by Elaine Neil Orr

To order – Online Cataloghttps://ncbph.klas.com or call – 1-888-388-2460

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BARD Roundup – December 2019 top 10 audio downloads

Here are December 2019’s 10 most downloaded BARD audio book titles:

DB096912 – The guardians by John Grisham
DB097107 – Blue moon: a Jack Reacher novel by Lee Child
DB096546 – A dangerous man by Robert Crais
DB096130 – Labyrinth by Catherine Coulter
DB096863 – The 19th Christmas by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro
DB096897 – Christmas in Winter Valley by Jodi Thomas
DB096850 – Killer instinct by James Patterson and Howard Roughan
DB097120 – Hot shot by Fern Michaels
DB097005 – Stealth by Stuart Woods
DB097122 – All I want for Christmas is a cowboy by Jessica Clare

Happy downloading! To get the latest books delivered at the speed of cyberspace login to BARD. Don’t have a BARD account? Sign up today – http://nlsbard.loc.gov/nc1a

Get the BARD Mobile app and have another great way to read your books and magazines

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BARD Roundup – December 2019 top 10 braille downloads

Here are December 2019’s 10 most downloaded BARD braille titles:

BR007767 – Cooking with eight items or less :: great-tasting recipes for the express lane gourmet by Ann Lovejoy
BR019486 – Love in a nutshell by Janet Evanovich and Dorien Kelly
BRC01778 – Changing places: [things I learned at the NC State School for the Blind in the 1950s] by Myra Yarborough DeBruhl
BRM26525 – Kaleidoscope solos: in five books : book four by Jon George and Verna  Mills
BR022459 – Pieces of her: a novel by Karin Slaughter
BR013109 – A confederacy of dunces by John Kennedy Toole
BRC01679 – You can’t stop me by Max Allan Collins
BR022691 – The last mountain man by William W. Johnstone
BR018827 – Major Pettigrew’s last stand: a novel by Helen Simonson
BR021696 – The last mile by David Baldacci

Happy downloading! To get the latest books delivered at the speed of cyberspace login to BARD. Don’t have a BARD account? Sign up today – http://nlsbard.loc.gov/nc1a

Get the BARD Mobile app and have another great way to read your books and magazines

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Happy BARD Day – January 2020

Happy BARD Day – December 2019 was a great month for downloading audio and braille. In December 648 audio readers downloaded a 8865 books, 359 magazines and 58 music items. Another 22 braille readers downloaded 146 books, 31 magazines and 2 music items. 19 more people signed up for BARD. BARD Mobile added 57 new users and 63 new mobile devices. Do you BARD? If not, what’s keeping you? With the BARD Mobile app added to things you now have another great way to read your books and magazines on the iPod Touch, iPhone, iPad, Android devices and Amazon Kindle Fire.

Sign up for BARD today – https://nlsbard.loc.gov

Get the BARD Mobile app

Android – https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=gov.loc.nls.dtb&hl=en

iPhone – https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/bard-mobile/id705229586

Kindle Fire – http://www.amazon.com/Library-of-Congress-BARD-Mobile/dp/B016760320

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Holiday Hours

The Library will be closed from December 24th until December 26th and will resume normal operation hours on December 27th, 30th, and the 31st.
The library will also be closed January 1st and resume normal operation hours beginning January 2nd.
Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to all!
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BARD Roundup – November 2019 top 10 audio downloads

Here are November 2019’s 10 most downloaded BARD audio book titles:
DB096912 – The guardians by John Grisham
DB096763 – Bloody genius by John Sandford
DB096850 – Killer instinct by James Patterson and Howard Roughan
DB096863 – The 19th Christmas by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro
DB097005 – Stealth by Stuart Woods
DB096528 – The institute by Stephen King
DB096897 – Christmas in Winter Valley by Jodi Thomas
DB096343 – The inn by James Patterson and Candice Fox
DB096913 – Hidden Cove by Meg Tilly
DB096376 – Outfox by Sandra Brown

Happy downloading! To get the latest books delivered at the speed of cyberspace login to BARD. Don’t have a BARD account? Sign up today – http://nlsbard.loc.gov/nc1a

Get the BARD Mobile app and have another great way to read your books and magazines

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BARD Roundup – November 2019 top 10 braille downloads

Here are November 2019’s 10 most downloaded BARD braille titles:

BR022686 – My heart is not blind: on blindness and perception Michael Nye
BR022629 – The burning room Michael Connelly
BR020280 – The serpent’s shadow: the Kane chronicles by Rick Riordan
BR019634 Shock wave by John Sandford
BR013109 – A confederacy of dunces by John Kennedy Toole
BR020473 – My story by Elizabeth Smart
BR010052 – Mind prey by John Sandford
BR022459 – Pieces of her: a novel by Karin Slaughter
BR017794 – Roots: the saga of an American family by Alex Haley
BRC01679 – You can’t stop me by Max Allan Collins

Happy downloading! To get the latest books delivered at the speed of cyberspace login to BARD. Don’t have a BARD account? Sign up today – http://nlsbard.loc.gov/nc1a

Get the BARD Mobile app and have another great way to read your books and magazines

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