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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).

Volunteer Week Recognition

April 15th through the 21st is National Volunteer Week! During this week, we like to give a huge “Thank you” to our volunteers. Our library and patrons benefit greatly from our volunteers and they are involved in ways the public … Continue reading

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BARD Roundup – March 2018 top 10 audio downloads

Here are March 2018’s 10 most downloaded BARD audio book titles: DB090002 – Unbound by Stuart Woods DB089922 – Enigma by Catherine Coulter DB087977 – Murder, interrupted by James Patterson DB089143 – Tom Clancy point of contact by Mike Maden … Continue reading

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BARD Roundup – March 2018 top 10 braille downloads

Here are March 2018’s 10 most downloaded BARD braille titles: BR022110 – No one is coming to save us: a novel by Stephanie Powell Watts BR015245 – The notebook by Nicholas Sparks BR022068 – Last one home: a novel by … Continue reading

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Happy BARD Day – April 2018

Happy BARD day – March 2018 was a great month for downloading audio and braille. In March 640 audio readers downloaded 10049 books, 425 magazines and 71 music items. Another 26 braille readers downloaded 222 books , 34 magazines and 1 music … Continue reading

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How NCLBPH Makes its Books Mobile

While we don’t have a bookmobile, we do have the people responsible for making our books reach different areas on North Carolina. Our circulation staff re-shelves, pulls, and inspects every book that comes in. Without their efforts, our library wouldn’t … Continue reading

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Library Workers of NCLBPH

Our library is more than books and Librarians. It takes a team of staff and volunteers to provide the services we provide for our patrons. When a person becomes a patron here, it could have been through various methods. Perhaps … Continue reading

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The NCLBPH BARD Madness Champion

After the First Four Pages, the First Chapter, the Second Chapter, the Sweet 16, the Elite 8, the Final Four Chapters and the Final Page between Camino Island and The Rooster Bar we have our NCLBPH BARD Madness Champion!   … Continue reading

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NCLBPH closed on Friday, March 30

The library will be closed on Friday, March 30 for observance of the state holiday.

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BARD Madness Championship

The Final Four has become the only 2 BARD Madness entries remaining! Here are the contenders! Autumn Champion The Rooster Bar Summer Champion Camino Island There are 2 books and 1 final match! Camino Island against The Rooster Bar. Which … Continue reading

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BARD Madness Final Four

The Elite Eight have battled for the Seasonal Champions of BARD Madness and we have winners! Winter Champion Somebody I Used to Know Spring Champion The Fix Autumn Champion The Rooster Bar Summer Champion Camino Island There are 4 books … Continue reading

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