Kids Summer Reading Suggestions: Beverly Cleary Pack

If you are participating in the 2017 Kids Summer Reading Program and you don’t know what to read next, here are some reading suggestions. This list of Beverly Cleary’s work is broken in to age groups.

Beverly ClearyA girl is relaxing in a grassy field enjoying a book.

For Ages 7 – 10

For Ages 8 – 12

For Ages 11 – 15

 

The words Kids Summer Reading appears in green yellow and red letters respectively. There is a personified book presenting the title on the beach with a beach ball behind him.

Summer Reading has begun!!!

These lists are available for download on the NCLBPH website in a PDF format here.

The theme "Build a Better World" in multiple colors

It’s that time of year again. If you are a patron of NCLBPH and you haven’t registered for the 2017 Kids Summer Reading Program, you may register in the link provided below. Be sure to register before the closing date! Time to Build a Better World!!!

http://statelibrary.ncdcr.gov/lbph/read/summer-reading

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Did You Know – LBPH Website BARD Roundup

A screenshot of the top of the BARD Roundup Webpage.

Did you know the North Carolina Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped has a record of our BARD Roundups? This makes it easier for our patrons to access the most downloaded books on BARD from previous months. The library is all about reading. Whether you want to read for fun, to learn or get together with others and share a passion, the library can help you get reading!

http://statelibrary.ncdcr.gov/lbph/read/top-tens/BARD-roundup

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Adult Summer Reading Suggestions: Tragedy

If you are participating in the 2017 Adults Summer Reading Program and you don’t know what to read next, here are some reading suggestions. The list is broken in to Downloadable books, Large Print books, and Braille books.

Tragedy

Download

  1. Antigone DB017939
  2. Frankenstein; or; The Modern Prometheus DB025835
  3. Oedipus the King DB015351
  4. Aeschylus DB008958
  5. Lord of the Flies DB048388
  6. Things Fall Apart DB047510
  7. Mother’s Reckoning: Living in the Aftermath of Tragedy DB083764

Large Print

  1. Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet LT002405
  2. The Time Traveler’s Wife LT035362
  3. The Great Gatsby LT000587
  4. Tess of the D’Urbervilles LT005093
  5. Wuthering Heights LT005651
  6. Orhan’s Inheritance LT036295
  7. Of Mice and Men LT002455

Braille

  1. The Tragedy of Richard III BR001108
  2. Othello BR010163
  3. Death of a Salesman BR002719
  4. Nineteen Eighty-Four BR010312
  5. The Crucible BR009499
  6. Julius Caesar BR010164
  7. Did You Ever Have a Family BR021238

These lists are available for download on the NCLBPH website in a PDF format here.

The theme "Build a Better World" in multiple colors

It’s that time of year again. If you are a patron of NCLBPH and you haven’t registered for the 2017 Kids Summer Reading Program, you may register in the link provided below. Be sure to register before the closing date! Time to Build a Better World!!!

http://statelibrary.ncdcr.gov/lbph/read/summer-reading

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10 Most Wanted Books – July 2017

Here are the 10 Most Checked Out or Wanted Books from last month, June 2017. These are the books that we sent most often to patrons from the shelves of NCLBPH. Note, all books were checked out at least 40 times over the month.

DB086048 – Rushing waters : a novel by Danielle Steel
DB085942 – Forty times a killer! by William W. Johnstone
DB085935 – Apprentice in death by J. D. Robb
DB086219 – The trail west by William W. Johnstone
DB086177 – Turbo twenty-three by Janet Evanovich
DB085070 – Cross kill : an Alex Cross story by James Patterson
DB086371 – A dangerous man: a novel of William “Wild Bill” Longley by William W. Johnstone
DB085919 – What you wish for by Fern Michaels
DB086654 – Below the belt by Stuart Woods
DB085110 – The games by James Patterson

To order – Online Cataloghttps://webopac.klas.com/nc1aopac or call – 1-888-388-2460

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Did You Know – LBPH Website FAQ section

Did you know that the Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped has a Frequently Asked Questions section on it’s redesigned website?  This is a great place to look first to see if your question is one that is commonly asked, such as how to use BARD, get your BARD password, use a digital talking book player and how to use the online catalog. Check out the library’s Frequently Asked Questions section – http://statelibrary.ncdcr.gov/lbph/faq

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Kids Summer Reading Suggestions: R.L. Stine Pack

If you are participating in the 2017 Kids Summer Reading Program and you don’t know what to read next, here are some reading suggestions. This list of R.L. Stine’s work is broken in to age groups.

R.L. Stine Pack

Ages 8 – 12A girl is relaxing in a grassy field enjoying a book.

Ages 11 – 14

 

The words Kids Summer Reading appears in green yellow and red letters respectively. There is a personified book presenting the title on the beach with a beach ball behind him.

Summer Reading has begun!!!

These lists are available for download on the NCLBPH website in a PDF format here.

The theme "Build a Better World" in multiple colors

It’s that time of year again. If you are a patron of NCLBPH and you haven’t registered for the 2017 Kids Summer Reading Program, you may register in the link provided below. Be sure to register before the closing date! Time to Build a Better World!!!

http://statelibrary.ncdcr.gov/lbph/read/summer-reading

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BARD Roundup – June 2017 top 10 audio downloads

Here are June 2017’s 10 most downloaded BARD audio book titles:

DB087698 – 16th seduction by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro
DB087696 – Fast & loose by Stuart Woods
DB087759 – One perfect lie by Lisa Scottoline
DB087562 – The fix by David Baldacci
DB087728 – The cutthroat by Clive Cussler and Justin Scott
DB086826 – When all the girls have gone by Jayne Ann Krentz
DB087671 – Black and Blue by James Patterson and Candice Fox
DB087697 – Golden prey by John Sandford
DB087754 – Dangerous games by Danielle Steel
DB087402 – Fatal: a novel by John T Lescroart

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 – June 2017 top 10 braille downloads

Here are June 2017’s 10 most downloaded BARD braille titles:

BR021666 – Modern German cookbook by Frank Rosin
BR009151 – Private pleasures by JoAnn Ross
BR008762 – Prisoner of my desire by Johanna Lindsey
BR014550 – The firebrand by Susan Wiggs
BR017119 – The plains of passage by Jean M Auel
BRC00462 – A thin dark line by Tami Hoag
BR020184 – First sight: a novel by Danielle Steel
BR021132 – The redeemers by Ace Atkins
BR021239 – How to bake [pi]: an edible exploration of the mathematics of mathematics by Eugenia Cheng
BR008520 – Forgiving by LaVyrle Spencer

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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Adult Summer Reading Suggestions: North Carolina

If you are participating in the 2017 Adults Summer Reading Program and you don’t know what to read next, here are some reading suggestions. The list is broken in to Downloadable books, Large Print books, and Braille books.

North Carolina

Download

  1. Life after Life DB076418
  2. Nowhere Else on Earth DB051830
  3. Moon Women DB052459
  4. Changing Places: Things I Learned at the NC State School for the Blind in the 1950s DBX01231
  5. Holy Smoke: The Big Book of North Carolina Barbecue DBX01133
  6. The Last Rose of Summer DBX01221
  7. Tar Heel Traveler: Journeys Across North Carolina DBX01195

Large Print

  1. Final Curtain LT017034
  2. Moonshine: A Life in Pursuit of White Liquor LT008903
  3. Carolina Pride: A Novel of Romance Nestled in the Heart of the Tar Heel State LT031288
  4. Time is a River LT035382
  5. Southern Fried LT028010
  6. Just as I Am: The Autobiography of Billy Graham LT033067
  7. Miss Julia Speaks Her Mind LT026643

Braille

  1. Raleigh’s Eden BRX00357
  2. Tar Heel Ghosts BRX00840
  3. The Constitution of North Carolina: Its History BRX01434
  4. Indians in North Carolina BRX00775
  5. Art in North Carolina BRX00995
  6. The Old Man and the Boy BRX00948
  7. North Carolina, From its Glorious Past to the Present BRX01164

These lists are available for download on the NCLBPH website in a PDF format here.

The theme "Build a Better World" in multiple colors

It’s that time of year again. If you are a patron of NCLBPH and you haven’t registered for the 2017 Kids Summer Reading Program, you may register in the link provided below. Be sure to register before the closing date! Time to Build a Better World!!!

http://statelibrary.ncdcr.gov/lbph/read/summer-reading

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Happy BARD Day – July 2017

Happy BARD day – June 2017 was a great month for downloading audio and braille. In June 610 audio readers downloaded 10617 books, 403 magazines and 10 music items. Another 31 braille readers downloaded 255 books and 120 magazines. 16 more people signed up for BARD. BARD Mobile added 51 new users and 64 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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