Category Archives: News

10 Most Wanted Books – March 2017

Here are the 10 Most Checked Out or Wanted Books from last month, February 2017. These are the books that we sent most often to patrons from the shelves of NCLBPH. Note, all books were checked out at least 35 times … Continue reading

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Heard Any Good Books Lately? – Winter 2017 edition is now live

The January/February 2017 edition of Heard Any Good Books Lately? produced by Triangle Radio Reading Service and brought to you by the Friends of NCLBPH is now live on our homepage and as a podcast from Triangle Radio Reading Service’s website. This edition features the most popular … Continue reading

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Happy BARD Day – March 2017

Happy BARD day – February 2017 was a monumental month for downloading audio and braille. In February 602 audio readers downloaded a record 28438 books, 278 magazines and 9 music items. Another 33 braille readers downloaded another amazing total of 2577 books, 30 magazines and 8 music items. Another 20 people … Continue reading

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Spring EGGSplosion 2017

Hosted by NC-APVI and the Winston-Salem Bomb Squad: Come and experience a Beeping Egg Hunt: An egg hunt for children, of ALL ages, with visual impairments and their families. Beeping Eggs, Interactive Activities with many Community Groups, snacks& lots of … Continue reading

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New on NOBLE – Dialogue Magazine 2 new issues

New on NOBLE – Dialogue Magazine, produced by Blind Skills, Inc., is a news magazine edited by and for individuals who are experiencing vision loss or are blind and their friends and families. DIALOGUE publishes articles, personal essays, interviews, news and … Continue reading

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10 Most Wanted Books – February 2017

Here are the 10 Most Checked Out or Wanted Books from last month, January 2017. These are the books that we sent most often to patrons from the shelves of NCLBPH. Note, all books were checked out at least 35 times … Continue reading

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Happy BARD Day – February 2017

Happy BARD day – January 2017 was a fantastic month for downloading audio and braille. In January 624 audio readers downloaded 12440 books, 362 magazines and 11 music items. Another 31 braille readers downloaded 175 books, 22 magazines and 4 music items. Another 14 … Continue reading

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BARD Mobile Vs. BARD Express

BARD Mobile vs. BARD Express. Lets break down some key differences between the two services. Continue reading

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Heard Any Good Books Lately? – Winter 2017 edition is now live

The Winter 2017 edition of Heard Any Good Books Lately? produced by Triangle Radio Reading Service and brought to you by the Friends of NCLBPH is now live on our homepage and as a podcast from Triangle Radio Reading Service’s website. This edition features the most popular books … Continue reading

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BARD at 10 Years Old

October 2016 marked the 10-year anniversary of what was originally called the Digital Talking Book Download Pilot project. The predecessor to BARD (Braille and Audio Reading Download). On October 2006 NLS started with a group of 100 patrons to test … Continue reading

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