Category Archives: events

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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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 – 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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Did You Know – NCLBPH Events and Programs

Did you know we have a webpage where you can keep up with all of the library’s latest events and programs? On our Events and Programs page you can register for our latest programs, see our calendar of events, and … Continue reading

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Adult Summer Reading Suggestions: Tom Clancy

If you are participating in the 2017 Adults Summer Reading Program and you don’t know what to read next, here are some reading suggestions. The list is broken in to Talking books, Large Print books, and Braille books. Tom Clancy Talking … Continue reading

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NCLBPH Event – Spirit in Motion Sign Up Deadline

Join the North Carolina Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped in the Governor Morehead School auditorium on Wednesday August 30, from 1:30 – 3:00 PM for Stories of the Olympics and Paralympics. Paralympian Lex Gillette, and WRAL-TV News Anchor … Continue reading

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Kids Summer Reading Suggestions: Judy Blume

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 8 to … Continue reading

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