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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).

Did You Know – The NCLBPH Patron Handbook

Did you know there is a page on the NCLBPH website that has a patron handbook anyone can read? Every patron should read this document for a more complete understanding of our services. The library’s patron handbook thoroughly covers patron … Continue reading

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10 Most Wanted Books – October 2017

Here are the 10 Most Checked Out or 10 Most Wanted Books from last month, September 2017. 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 2017 top 10 audio downloads

Here are September 2017’s 10 most downloaded BARD audio book titles: DB088433 – The late show by Michael Connelly DB088709 – The medical examiner: a Women’s Murder Club story by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro DB088696 – Y is for … Continue reading

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BARD Roundup – September 2017 top 10 braille downloads

Here are September 2017’s 10 most downloaded BARD braille titles: BR019523 – How the states got their shapes too: the people behind the borderlines by Mark Stein BR021734 – Faithful Place by Tana French BRC01421 – Remember when by Nora … Continue reading

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Did You Know – NCLBPH Reader’s Corner

Did you know the NCLBPH website has a web page for reading? It only seems natural since we are a library. On this page we have varied lists of reading suggestions and resources. There are staff picks, where you can … Continue reading

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Happy BARD Day – October 2017

Happy BARD day – September 2017 was a great month for downloading audio and braille. In September 625 audio readers downloaded 11166 books, 346 magazines and 63 music items. Another 43 braille readers downloaded 181 books, 53 magazines and 3 music items. … Continue reading

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New on NOBLE – The Boston Terrier Mysteries

For your reading pleasure, a new Digital Talking Book on NOBLE – The Boston Terrier Mysteries: the Kennel Caper by Carol Martin and Dot Hallinan. In this mystery novella, recorded by Triangle Radio Reading Service, we are taken into a … Continue reading

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Did You Know – NCLBPH Magazines Available

Did you know patrons of the North Carolina Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped have access to all sorts of national magazines as well as North Carolina magazines? We have a catalog for each format (Braille, Large Print, and … Continue reading

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Spirit in Motion – Podcast Now Live

We’re happy to say that you can now listen to the awesome MP3 version of the Spirit in Motion Podcast from the August, 30, 2017 event – https://files.nc.gov/dncr-statelibrary/LBPH/podcasts/spirit_in_motion_audio.mp3 Lex Gillette, who grew up in Raleigh, N.C., talked about his life as an … Continue reading

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New on NOBLE – 5 New Editions of Carolina Country

New on NOBLE, five new editions of the very popular Carolina Country Magazine, the magazine all about life in Carolina Country. Check out: Carolina Country – April 2016 Carolina Country – May 2016 Carolina Country – October 2016 Carolina Country … Continue reading

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