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Did You Know – NCLBPH Resources Page

Did you know our website has a resources page? The page has an extensive list of resources for people who are seeking information about living, working, learning and doing recreational activities with a visual or physical impairment. This page contains … Continue reading

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Did You Know – NCLBPH History

Did you know the North Carolina Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped has a page dedicated to the history of the library? The page tells the history of the library starting from 1958 to 2009! On the history page, … Continue reading

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New on NOBLE – The Governor’s Lady

The Governor’s Lady: A Novel – DBC06105 is the library’s latest locally produced book for BARD and also available on NOBLE for faster access to local recordings. The book tells the story of a woman, Cooper Lanier, who takes the office … Continue reading

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Summer Reading Suggestions: Satire, History and Marc Brown

If you have children participating in the 2017 Kids Summer Reading Program and need reading suggestions, look no further. We will have reading suggestions during the summer to help narrow down selections for your children. This list is made for … Continue reading

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American Poets – Part 5

Edgar Allan Poe He was born as Edgar Poe on January 19th 1809, in Boston, Ma. Both of his parents were actors After his father abandoned the family and the death of his mother, he and his siblings were split … Continue reading

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National Poetry Month: Villanelle

Similar to the ballad and sonnet, it started off as a poetic form that is sung. The form originates from France; some scholars believe the fixed format was established when Jean Passerat wrote the poem Villanelle (J’ay perdu ma Tourterelle) … Continue reading

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American Poets – Part 3

Continuing to observe National Poetry Month, I wanted to mention a few famous poets  and their styles and what works we have in our collection! James Baldwin He was born August 2, 1924 in New York City When he was … Continue reading

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American Poets – Part 2

Continuing to observe National Poetry Month, I wanted to mention a few famous poets  and their styles and what works we have in our collection! Sylvia Plath She was born on October 27, 1932 in Boston, Massachusetts She published her … Continue reading

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Saint Patrick’s Day & Irish Culture and Stories

We’ve made a list of books related to Saint Patrick, Irish culture and Irish stories. You could learn about the life of Saint Patrick himself, the meaning behind the symbols and other interesting facts to show off to your friends! … Continue reading

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New on NOBLE – another Locally Produced Book for BARD

When the Parkway Came – DBC06103 is the library’s latest locally produced book for BARD. The book tells the story told by a grandfather to his granddaughter about the building of the Blue Ridge Parkway, which he experienced firsthand as … Continue reading

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