Category Archives: braille

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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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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Banned Books Week – Political Policy

Normally, the people of a country disapprove of messages undermining or questioning its authority and ideology. Books that hail from a country that represents that country as dystopia are quick to be challenged. Some authors who delve into such themes … Continue reading

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Banned Books Week – The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Mark Twain DB057349 BRX00512 In this story, the protagonist, Huckleberry (Huck) Finn, fakes his death to get away from his abusive father and encounters a runaway slave he knows, Jim, trying to avoid being separated … Continue reading

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Banned Books Week – 10 Most Challenged Books of 2016

The last week of September is recognized as Banned Books Week. When a book is challenged, it is threatening to deny others the access to knowledge by removing the book from a school’s curriculum and the library. This is a … Continue reading

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Did You Know – 10 Most Wanted Braille and Audio

Did you know the NCLBPH has a webpage keeping track of our 10 most wanted Braille and Audio books every month since December 2016? These books are the most checked out each month from our library. If you’re curious to … Continue reading

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Did You Know – Heard Any Good Books Lately?

Did you know we have a webpage where you can listen to or download the latest edition of the Triangle Radio Reading Service’s podcast Heard Any Good Books Lately? The podcast is read by the Triangle Radio Reading Service’s George Douglas … Continue reading

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Did You Know – NCLBPH Tar Heel Talk

Did you know we have a webpage where you can read the Tar Heel Talk? The Tar Heel Talk is a newsletter that is published biannually by The Friends of the Library. It brings news the public can use about … Continue reading

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Kids Summer Reading Suggestions: Walter Dean Myers

If you are participating in the 2017 Kids Summer Reading Program here are some reading suggestions to consider. We will have reading suggestions during the summer to help narrow down your selections. These lists are for children ages 10 and … Continue reading

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