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Adult Summer Reading 2018 is Here!

The North Carolina Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped invites you to join our 2018 Adult Summer Reading Program! This year’s theme is Reading Takes You Everywhere! The program begins June 1 and runs to August 31, 2018. Adult … Continue reading

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Kids Summer Reading 2018 is Here!

The North Carolina Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped invites you to join our 2018 Kids Summer Reading Program! This year’s theme is Libraries Rock! The program begins June 1 and runs to August 31, 2018. Patrons ages 0-21 … Continue reading

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Volunteer Week Recognition

April 15th through the 21st is National Volunteer Week! During this week, we like to give a huge “Thank you” to our volunteers. Our library and patrons benefit greatly from our volunteers and they are involved in ways the public … Continue reading

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New on NOBLE – A New Issue of Wildlife in North Carolina

New on NOBLE, the September/October 2017 issue of Wildlife in North Carolina, the magazine from the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission about the state’s fishing and hunting resources and education. All about the outdoors. Read the September/October 2017 Wildlife in … 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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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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New on NOBLE – 3 New Issues of Wildlife in North Carolina

New on NOBLE, 3 new issues of Wildlife in North Carolina. Check out the November/December 2016, January/February 2017 and May/June 2017 issues of Wildlife in North Carolina and learn more about all our state has to offer. While you’re there, … 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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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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