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BARD Madness – Sunday Selections

With March Madness right around the corner, it is time for NCLBPH’s BARD Madness!!! Here are the sixty-four books we have selected for this here’s BARD Madness! Each of these books have appeared at least once in one of BARD’s … Continue reading

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African-American History Month Reading #4

Check out some of the literature our library has to offer about African American cultural history as we celebrate African American History Month! The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration DB071929 Recounts experiences of sharecropper’s … Continue reading

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African-American History Month Reading #3

Check out some of the literature our library has to offer about African American cultural history as we celebrate African American History Month! The struggle for Black equality, 1954-1980 DB018092 An interpretive history of the civil rights movement, describing the … Continue reading

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African-American History Month Reading #2

Check out some of the literature our library has to offer about African American cultural history as we celebrate African American History Month! Thurgood Marshall: American Revolutionary DB047943 Describes Marshall’s importance to the 1960s civil rights movement, not only for … Continue reading

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African-American History Month: Week #1

Check out some of the literature our library has to offer about African American cultural history as we celebrate African American History Month! This week, we’re focusing on the culture of African American cooking, agriculture, entrepreneurship, and literature. The Welcome … Continue reading

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MLK Day & Civil Rights

Since we are closed in recognition of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, we have shared items from our collection about the struggle for Civil Rights from other’s perspectives available for download. Down to the Crossroads: Civil Rights, Black Power, and … Continue reading

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VIP Book Club Podcast – Julia’s Hope

During the November 2018 VIP Book Club meeting, we discussed Julia’s Hope by Leisha Kelly. Download Julia’s Hope DB061447 or contact the library for a copy. The 1929 market crash left Samuel Wortham, his wife, Julia, and their two children with absolutely … Continue reading

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Family Reads

With the holidays coming up, there many people traveling to visit their families. And what makes traveling even better? Books! Here are some books in our collection all about families! Up a Family Tree DB018472 Shares the ups and downs … Continue reading

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NCLBPH 60th Anniversary Open House

This November 8th from 10 AM to 4 PM the North Carolina Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped will celebrate its 60th anniversary at our library, and we’re inviting patrons, volunteers, librarians, senior centers, and institutions to join us … Continue reading

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VIP Book Club Podcast – The Nature of the Beast

During the October 2018 VIP Book Club meeting, we discussed The Nature of the Beast by Louise Penny. Download The Nature of the Beast DB082697 or contact the library for a copy. Nine-year-old Laurent Lepage, who is prone to telling … Continue reading

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