Category Archives: talking books

VIP Book Club Podcast – The Woods

For our December VIP Book Club meeting we discussed The Woods by Harlan Coben (2007). DB64554 and LT31279. The description reads: “A homicide forces widowed Newark, New Jersey, county prosecutor Paul Copeland to confront past tragedy. Twenty years ago, two teenagers … Continue reading

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Happy BARD Day – December 2017

Happy BARD day – November 2017 was a great month for downloading audio and braille. In November 597 audio readers downloaded 8495 books, 368 magazines and 37 music items. Another 24 braille readers downloaded 407 books, 22 magazines and 1 music item. … Continue reading

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Did You Know – About Our Library?

Did you know the North Carolina Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped has been featured on the Triangle Reading Service. It’s nothing new, but if you’re curious about how the library operates or if you’ve never heard the feature … Continue reading

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Did You Know – About Our Individual Service Loan Policy

Has it been a while since you reviewed our loan policies for individuals receiving services from NCLBPH? If so, you can always review the policies governing the services for our patrons. You can read exciting policies about equipment responsibilities, loan … Continue reading

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Seasons’ Readings

In the spirit of the immediate shifting of gears from Thanksgiving to Christmas, I would like to immediately offer some downloadable holiday themed books. Think of this as an early gift that keeps on giving. Consumer Rites: The Buying & … Continue reading

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Did You Know – How to Get Better Service

Are you moving to another state and wondering if you can still be a patron? Maybe you’ve grown tired of reading the same style of book and are looking for something different. The service you receive from the library staff … Continue reading

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Did You Know – Tips for Using the Online Catalog

Did you know we have a series of videos explaining how to use our Online Public Access Catalog (OPAC)? Have you ever had problems narrowing down your results, or wanted to keep track of the books you see but aren’t … Continue reading

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Happy BARD Day – November 2017

Happy BARD day – October 2017 was a great month for downloading audio and braille. In October 636 audio readers downloaded 9483 books, 376 magazines and 14 music items. Another 34 braille readers downloaded 400 books and 11 magazines. 14 more … Continue reading

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Did You Know – VIP Book Club Podcast

Did you know the North Carolina Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped has started recording the VIP Book Club meetings? Since September of this year, we have been making it possible for patrons who can’t make the trip to … 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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