Tag Archives: North Carolina Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped

Happy BARD Day – January 2018

Happy BARD day – December 2017 was a great month for downloading audio and braille. In December 594 audio readers downloaded 9761 books, 338 magazines and 8 music items. Another 30 braille readers downloaded 366 books, 33 magazines and 6 music … Continue reading

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Did You Know – Downloading Tips

Are you new to downloading books and having a difficult time with the steps involved? Here are some quick tips to help you download our books and magazines! https://statelibrary.ncdcr.gov/lbph/read/download/tips

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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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Happy BARD Day – December 2017

Happy BARD day – November 2017 was a great month for downloading audio and braille. In November 597 audio readers downloaded 8495 books, 368 magazines and 37 music items. Another 24 braille readers downloaded 407 books, 22 magazines and 1 music item. … Continue reading

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Did You Know – About Our Library?

Did you know the North Carolina Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped has been featured on the Triangle Reading Service. It’s nothing new, but if you’re curious about how the library operates or if you’ve never heard the feature … Continue reading

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Did You Know – About Our Individual Service Loan Policy

Has it been a while since you reviewed our loan policies for individuals receiving services from NCLBPH? If so, you can always review the policies governing the services for our patrons. You can read exciting policies about equipment responsibilities, loan … 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 – How to Get Better Service

Are you moving to another state and wondering if you can still be a patron? Maybe you’ve grown tired of reading the same style of book and are looking for something different. The service you receive from the library staff … Continue reading

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Did You Know – Tips for Using the Online Catalog

Did you know we have a series of videos explaining how to use our Online Public Access Catalog (OPAC)? Have you ever had problems narrowing down your results, or wanted to keep track of the books you see but aren’t … Continue reading

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Did You Know – Using Alternative Text

Did you know how to describe images? “Why would I need to describe images?”, you ask. When you describe an image on a webpage using alternative text you won’t be excluding users with visual impairments from being able to enjoy … Continue reading

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