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About nclbph

The North Carolina Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NCLBPH) is a special public library that circulates books and magazines especially made for persons who cannot use regular printed material because of a visual or physical disability. The library is located in Raleigh, but mails materials throughout the state. The NCLBPH is a state agency operated by the State Library of North Carolina as a part of the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources. It is also a part of the network of regional libraries operated by the Library of Congress National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NLS).

Library will be closed on November 12 for Veteran’s Day

The library will be closed on Monday, November 12 in honor of Veteran’s Day. We wish everyone a safe holiday and to please remember our veterans. Advertisements

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Family Reads

With the holidays coming up, there many people traveling to visit their families. And what makes traveling even better? Books! Here are some books in our collection all about families! Up a Family Tree DB018472 Shares the ups and downs … Continue reading

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10 Most Wanted Books – November 2018

Here are the 10 Most Checked Out or 10 Most Wanted Books from last month, October 2018. These are the books that we sent most often to patrons from the shelves of NCLBPH. Note, all books were checked out at … Continue reading

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BARD Roundup – September 2018 top 10 audio downloads

Here are September 2018’s 10 most downloaded BARD audio book titles: DB091876 – Fear: Trump in the White House by Bob Woodward DB091366 – Shelter in place by Nora Roberts DB089410 – The midnight line: a Jack Reacher novel by … Continue reading

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BARD Roundup – September 2018 top 10 braille downloads

Here are September 2018’s 10 most downloaded BARD braille titles: BR021878 – The fix by David Baldacci BR018758 – 11/22/63: a novel by Stephen King BR022233 – Margaret Truman’s allied in danger: a capital crimes novel by Donald Bain BR021144 … Continue reading

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Happy BARD Day – October 2018

Happy BARD day – September 2018 was a great month for downloading audio and braille. In September 631 audio readers downloaded 9641 books, 356 magazines and 51 music items. Another 20 braille readers downloaded 149 books , 4 magazines and 22 … Continue reading

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NCLBPH 60th Anniversary Open House

This November 8th from 10 AM to 4 PM the North Carolina Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped will celebrate its 60th anniversary at our library, and we’re inviting patrons, volunteers, librarians, senior centers, and institutions to join us … Continue reading

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New on NOBLE – A New Issue of Wildlife in North Carolina

New on NOBLE, the March/April 2018 issue of Wildlife in North Carolina, the magazine from the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission about the state’s fishing and hunting resources and education. All about the outdoors. Read the March/April 2018 issue of … Continue reading

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New on NOBLE – Dialogue Magazine 2 new issues

New on NOBLE – the Spring 2018 and the Summer 2018 issues of Dialogue Magazine, produced by Blind Skills, Inc. Dialogue Magazine is a news magazine edited by and for individuals who are experiencing vision loss or are blind and … Continue reading

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New on NOBLE – Carolina Country 5 new issues

New on NOBLE – February 2018, March 2018, April 2018, May 2018 and July 2018 issues of Carolina Country Magazine, the magazine about the people and places in North Carolina brought to you by North Carolina’s electric cooperatives. For more … Continue reading

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