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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).

NCLBPH will resume operations Friday at 10 am

The library will resume operations on Friday at 10 am. We apologize for any inconvenience due to the inclement weather. Please check our website for more information – http://statelibrary.ncdcr.gov/lbph Advertisements

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NCLBPH Closed because of Inclement Weather

Due to inclement weather and a lack of adequate staffing the library will be closed on Thursday, January 18. We apologize for any inconvenience and hope to return to normal service on Friday, January 19. Please check our website for … Continue reading

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NCLBPH Closed because of Inclement Weather

Due to inclement weather and a lack of adequate staffing the library will be closed on Wednesday, January 17. We apologize for any inconvenience and hope to return to normal service on Thursday, January 18. Please check our website for … Continue reading

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Happy Martin Luther King Jr. Day

In honor of Martin Luther King Jr., we have complied a list of talking books honoring the civil rights leader for our patrons to download. Whether you want to learn more about his life and ambitions, or if you want … Continue reading

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Library will be closed on Monday, January 15 for the Holiday

The library will be closed on Monday, January 15 in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday holiday.

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10 Most Wanted Books – January 2018

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

Here are December 2017’s 10 most downloaded BARD audio book titles: DB088747 – The good daughter: a novel by Karin Slaughter DB089527 – Quick & dirty by Stuart Woods DB089359 – The rooster bar by John Grisham DB089177 – The … Continue reading

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BARD Roundup – December 2017 top 10 braille downloads

Here are December 2017’s 10 most downloaded BARD braille titles: BR021954 – Elinor Fettiplace’s receipt book: Elizabethan country house cooking by Hilary Spurling BR021785 – Where hope prevails: return to the Canadian West by Janette Oke, Laurel Oke Logan BR022000 … Continue reading

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Happy BARD Day – January 2018

Happy BARD day – December 2017 was a great month for downloading audio and braille. In December 594 audio readers downloaded 9761 books, 338 magazines and 8 music items. Another 30 braille readers downloaded 366 books, 33 magazines and 6 music … Continue reading

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NCLBPH will close at 4 pm because of Inclement Weather see details here

Due to inclement weather the North Carolina Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped will close at 4 pm today. We apologize for any inconvenience this might cause. Please check our website for more information – http://statelibrary.ncdcr.gov/lbph

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