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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 Monday, January 21 for the Holiday

The library will be closed on Monday, January 21 in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday holiday. Advertisements

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Heard Any Good Books Lately? – January 2019 edition is here

Heard Any Good Books Lately? is a production of the Triangle Reading Service for the NC Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped. Each edition is narrated and produced by George Douglas and offers reviews of the most popular books checked out of the library during the previous months. Continue reading

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BARD Roundup – December 2018 top 10 audio downloads

Here are December 2018’s 10 most downloaded BARD audio book titles: DB092511 – The Reckoning by John Grisham DB092595 – Pieces of her: a novel by Karin Slaughter DB092627 – Becoming by Michelle Obama DB092767 – Past tense: a Jack … Continue reading

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BARD Roundup – December 2018 top 10 braille downloads

Here are December 2018’s 10 most downloaded BARD braille titles: BR022368 – 200 skills every cook must have: the step-by-step methods that will turn a good cook into a great cook by Clara Paul, Eric Treuille, Julie Brooke BRM29158 – … Continue reading

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New on NOBLE – Before they were heroes at King’s Mountain

Before they were heroes at King’s Mountain – DBC06110 is the library’s latest locally produced book for BARD and also available on NOBLE for faster access to local recordings. The book recounts the exciting battles and events during the campaign, … Continue reading

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Happy BARD Day – January 2019

Happy BARD day – December 2018 was a great month for downloading audio and braille. In December 634 audio readers downloaded 10058 books, 436 magazines and 150 music items. Another 14 braille readers downloaded 215 books, 145 magazines and 16 music … Continue reading

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10 Most Wanted Books – January 2019

Here are the 10 Most Checked Out or 10 Most Wanted Books from last month, December 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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New on NOBLE – Quilt or Innocence: A Southern Quilting Mystery

Quilt or Innocence: A Southern Quilting Mystery – DBC06111 is the library’s latest locally produced book for BARD and also available on NOBLE for faster access to local recordings. Retired folk art curator Beatrice Coleman knows everything there is to … Continue reading

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New on NOBLE – I was nothing. Now I’m something

New on NOBLE another locally produced gift for you. I was nothing. Now I’m something, DBX01236, is the story of Pixie, a guide dog, who takes you through her struggles and unhappiness in life before she learns that even a … Continue reading

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A message to our patrons…

Patrons, Due to unfortunate circumstances, we are without voicemail. No one will be able to leave any messages while the library is closed for the holidays (December 24th-26th). We apologize if this causes you any trouble. If you do need … Continue reading

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