Category Archives: Reading Suggestions

Happy Martin Luther King Jr. Day

In honor of Martin Luther King Jr., we have complied a list of talking books honoring the civil rights leader for our patrons to download. Whether you want to learn more about his life and ambitions, or if you want … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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 – 10 Most Wanted Braille and Audio

Did you know the NCLBPH has a webpage keeping track of our 10 most wanted Braille and Audio books every month since December 2016? These books are the most checked out each month from our library. If you’re curious to … Continue reading

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Did You Know – Heard Any Good Books Lately?

Did you know we have a webpage where you can listen to or download the latest edition of the Triangle Radio Reading Service’s podcast Heard Any Good Books Lately? The podcast is read by the Triangle Radio Reading Service’s George Douglas … 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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