BARD Roundup – November 2018 top 10 audio downloads

Here are November 2018’s 10 most downloaded BARD audio book titles:
DB092627 – Becoming by Michelle Obama
DB092352 – The money shot by Stuart Woods and Parnell Hall
DB092511 – The Reckoning by John Grisham
DB092241 – Texas Ranger by James Patterson and Andrew Bourelle
DB092405 – Juror #3 by James Patterson and Nancy Allen
DB092110 – The outsider: a novel by Stephen King
DB092510 – Every breath by Nicholas Sparks
DB092418 – Holy ghost by John Sandford
DB092419 – Desperate measures by Stuart Woods and Tony Roberts
DB091318 – You will pay by Lisa Jackson

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 2018 top 10 braille downloads

Here are November 2018’s 10 most downloaded BARD braille titles:
BR022079 – Not your mother’s slow cooker cookbook by Beth Hensperger
BR021824 – Two by two by Nicholas Sparks
BR012804 – The Beatles anthology by The Beatles
BR013431 – A traitor to memory by Elizabeth George
BR022323 – The masterpiece by Francine Rivers
BR022065 – The late show by Michael Connelly
BR021144 – The Martian: a novel by Andy Weir
BR022305 – Make trouble: standing up, speaking out, and finding the courage to lead by Cecile Richards
BR021612 – The last Olympian: Percy Jackson and the Olympians by Rick Riordan
BR021573 – The battle of the Labyrinth: Percy Jackson & the Olympians by Rick Riordan

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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10 Most Wanted Books – December 2018

Here are the 10 Most Checked Out or 10 Most Wanted Books from last month, November 2018. These are the books that we sent most often to patrons from the shelves of NCLBPH. Note, all books were checked out at least 36 times over the month. The top book was checked out 44 times.

DB091700 – The good fight by Danielle Steel
DB086953 – Fairytale by Danielle Steel
DB090471 – Fall from grace by Danielle Steel
DB089765 – In this moment a novel by Karen Kingsbury
DB092115 – To the moon and back : a novel by Karen Kingsbury
DB089744 – The right time by Danielle Steel
DB090531 – Accidental heroes by Danielle Steel
DB090874 – Shoot first : (think later)by Stuart Woods
DB090788 – Red alert : an NYPD Red mystery by James Patterson
DB087788 – Miss Julia inherits a mess by Ann B. Ross

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

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Happy BARD Day – December 2018

Happy BARD day – November 2018 was a great month for downloading audio and braille. In November 640 audio readers downloaded 8349 books, 232 magazines and 12 music items. Another 23 braille readers downloaded 130 books , 20 magazines and 6 music items. 25 more people signed up for BARD. BARD Mobile added 64 new users and 74 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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Heard Any Good Books Lately? – November 2018 edition is here

Winter Reading is now starting and that means it’s time for The November 2018 edition of Heard Any Good Books Lately? produced by Triangle Radio Reading Service and brought to you by the Friends of NCLBPH is now live on our Heard Any Good Books Lately? Page and as a podcast from the Library’s website and the Triangle Radio Reading Service’s website.

This edition features the most popular books checked out in the months of September and October 2018. This month features the novel Shelter in Place by Nora Roberts.
Check it out here – https://files.nc.gov/dncr-statelibrary/LBPH/podcasts/HeardAnyBooks/heard110618.mp3

If you missed any previous editions check out the Archive – https://statelibrary.ncdcr.gov/lbph/read/download/noble/podcasts#heard

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BARD Roundup – October 2018 top 10 audio downloads

Here are October 2018’s 10 most downloaded BARD audio book titles:
DB091969 – Sweet seduction by Maya Banks
DB091037 – Kill and tell by James Patterson and Scott Slaven
DB091714 – Cottage by the sea: a novel by Debbie Macomber
DB091035 – The bad daughter: a novel by Joy Fielding
DB091366 – Shelter in place by Nora Roberts
DB092105 – Robert B. Parker’s Colorblind by Reed Farrel Coleman
DB092241 – Texas Ranger by James Patterson and Andrew Bourelle
DB092110 – The outsider: a novel by Stephen King
DB091047 – Say nothing: a novel by Brad Parks
DB091624 – A gathering of secrets: a Kate Burkholder novel by Linda Castillo

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

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VIP Book Club Podcast – Julia’s Hope

During the November 2018 VIP Book Club meeting, we discussed Julia’s Hope by Leisha Kelly.

Download Julia’s Hope DB061447 or contact the library for a copy.

The 1929 market crash left Samuel Wortham, his wife, Julia, and their two children with absolutely nothing. Forced to leave their home in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, and take shelter in an abandoned farmhouse in Illinois, they are blessed by the mercy of owner Emma Graham, who offers new hope.

You may listen to how the book discussion went and even add your own input by clicking the link below!

https://statelibrary.ncdcr.gov/vip-book-club-podcast-112018-julia-hope

If you wish to learn more about our VIP Book Club, such as what books we will cover next, visit our page by clicking the link below!

https://statelibrary.ncdcr.gov/lbph/read/vip-book-club

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Library will be closed for the Thanksgiving Holiday

The North Carolina Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped will be closed this Thursday and Friday(November 22nd and 23rd) for Thanksgiving. Be sure to give us a call for any of your NCLPBH needs before we close Wednesday. We be will open and ready to hear our patrons calling Monday, November 26th. Enjoy your Thanksgiving Holiday!

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BARD Roundup – October 2018 top 10 braille downloads

Here are October 2018’s 10 most downloaded BARD braille titles:

BR020213 – The lightning thief: Percy Jackson & the Olympians by Rick Riordan
BRE00022 – Mr. Mercedes: a novel by Stephen King
BR017156 – Crashing through: a true story of risk, adventure, and the man who dared to see by Robert Kurson
BR020638 – The girl who played with fire by Stig Larsson
BR009858 – A family place: a man returns to the center of his life by Charles Gaines
BR009621 – Inca gold: a novel by Clive Cussler
BR019498 – Theodore Boone: the abduction by John Grisham
BR007639 – In the teeth of the northeaster: a solo voyage on Lake Superior by Marlin Bree
BR022282 – Shelter Mountain by Robyn Carr
BR012608 – The wake of the wind by J. California Cooper

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

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Happy BARD Day – November 2018

Happy BARD day – October 2018 was a great month for downloading audio and braille. In October 624 audio readers downloaded 9072 books, 352 magazines and 37 music items. Another 24 braille readers downloaded 102 books , 19 magazines and 6 music items. 19 more people signed up for BARD. BARD Mobile added 64 new users and 72 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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