Category Archives: News

Did You Know – The NCLBPH Patron Handbook

Did you know there is a page on the NCLBPH website that has a patron handbook anyone can read? Every patron should read this document for a more complete understanding of our services. The library’s patron handbook thoroughly covers patron … Continue reading

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10 Most Wanted Books – October 2017

Here are the 10 Most Checked Out or 10 Most Wanted Books from last month, September 2017. These are the books that we sent most often to patrons from the shelves of NCLBPH. Note, all books were checked out at … 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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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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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 Descriptive Video

Did you know the North Carolina Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped offers descriptive videos for its patrons? For a one time membership fee of $20 dollars, patrons are able to receive descriptive videos in the mail as they … Continue reading

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10 Most Wanted Books – September 2017

Here are the 10 Most Checked Out or 10 Most Wanted Books from last month, August 2017. These are the books that we sent most often to patrons from the shelves of NCLBPH. Note, all books were checked out at … Continue reading

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