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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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Christmas Without Lights

Join Insightful Visionaries on December 16th from 6:00 to 9:00 pm as they present “Christmas Without Lights”, a Christmas experienced through the eyes of the blind and visually impaired. The talented cast will mesmerize you with their videos and their … 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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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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