Tag Archives: nc libraries

Kids Summer Reading Suggestions: Libraries Rock Vol. 1

If you are participating in the 2018 Kids Summer Reading Program and you don’t know what to read next, here are some reading suggestions. Kids Summer Reading Suggestions Words Without Music: A Memoir DB081651 From his early years at Juilliard … Continue reading

Posted in Adaptive Technology, Adults Summer Reading, BARD, collection, events, Reading Suggestions, resources, summer reading, talking books | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Adult Summer Reading Suggestions: Travel through South America

If you are participating in the 2018 Adults Summer Reading Program and you don’t know what to read next, here are some reading suggestions. Adult Summer Reading List Suggestions Killing Pablo DB052308 Chronicles the crimes of Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar, … Continue reading

Posted in Adaptive Technology, Adults Summer Reading, BARD, collection, events, Reading Suggestions, resources, summer reading, talking books | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Free Tactile Art Tour at the North Carolina Museum of Art

Join the North Carolina Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped for a free tactile art tour at the North Carolina Museum of Art! When:    Tuesday, August, 14th 10:30 am – 12:00 pm Where:   North Carolina Museum of Art     … Continue reading

Posted in Adaptive Technology, events, resources | Tagged , , , , , , ,

VIP Book Club Podcast – A Street Cat Named Bob

During the July 2018 VIP Book Club meeting, we discussed A Street Cat Named Bob by James Bowen. Download A Street Cat Named Bob DB077202 or contact the library for a copy. London street musician and recovering drug addict Bowen recounts … Continue reading

Posted in Adaptive Technology, BARD, Best Sellers, collection, conferences, events, Podcasts, Reading Suggestions, resources, talking books | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

10 Most Wanted Books – July 2018

Here are the 10 Most Checked Out or 10 Most Wanted Books from last month, June 2018. 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

Posted in Best Sellers, collection, News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Heard Any Good Books Lately? – July 2018 edition is here

Heard Any Good Books Lately? is a production of the Triangle Reading Service for the NC Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped. Each edition is narrated and produced by George Douglas and offers reviews of the most popular books checked out of the library during the previous months. Continue reading

Posted in Best Sellers, News, Podcasts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Adult Summer Reading Suggestions: Explore Africa

If you are participating in the 2018 Adults Summer Reading Program and you don’t know what to read next, here are some reading suggestions. Adult Summer Reading List Suggestions Secrets of the Sands: The Revelations of Egypt’s Everlasting Oasis DB059056 Award-winning … Continue reading

Posted in Adaptive Technology, Adults Summer Reading, BARD, collection, events, Reading Suggestions, resources, summer reading, talking books | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

BARD Roundup – June 2018 top 10 audio downloads

Here are June 2018’s 10 most downloaded BARD audio book titles: DB090590 – The fallen by David Baldacci DB090294 – Look for me: a novel by Lisa Gardner DB090252 – Dark in death by J. D Robb DB089190 – The … Continue reading

Posted in BARD, collection, talking books | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

BARD Roundup – June 2018 top 10 braille downloads

Here are June 2018’s 10 most downloaded BARD braille titles: BR005669 – Destiny: from Paul Harvey’s The rest of the story by Paul Aurandt, Lynne Harvey and Paul Harvey BR022187 – Impatient foodie: 100 delicious recipes for a hectic, time-starved … Continue reading

Posted in BARD, braille, collection | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Happy BARD Day – July 2018

Happy BARD day – June 2018 was a great month for downloading audio and braille. In June 628 audio readers downloaded 13765 books, 587 magazines and 80 music items. Another 27 braille readers downloaded 160 books , 55 magazines and 67 … Continue reading

Posted in BARD, braille, Digital Magazines, talking books | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,