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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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Did You Know – FAQ Concerning Talking Books

Normally, when you put your talking book inside your digital player it will begin playing from the beginning of the book or where you last listened. It is possible for errors to occur, and that is when you may have … Continue reading

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VIP Book Club Podcast – Take Out

During the May 2018 VIP Book Club meeting, we discussed Take Out by Margaret Maron, DB088371 The description reads: Still reeling from the untimely death of her lover, acclaimed painter Oscar Nauman, NYPD Detective Sigrid Harald must investigate the deaths of … Continue reading

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Did You Know – FAQ Talking Book Player

Have you ever had questions about using your National Library Service Digital Talking Book player? Our website has an entire page dedicated to educating patrons about how to navigate their digital player, the type of audio your digital player can … Continue reading

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Did You Know – FAQ OPAC Video Tutorials

Did you know we have video tutorials about using our online search engine? This video series covers topics such as searching for our catalog, how to search on the catalog, finding recently added books, narrowing results, using the book basket … Continue reading

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Did You Know – FAQ Concerning BARD

Have you ever had questions about using your BARD service? Chances are many others have had your concerns too, so we have taken those questions asked so frequently and complied them into a Frequently Asked Questions page. Whether you have … Continue reading

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VIP Book Club Podcast – The Shack

During the April 2018 VIP Book Club meeting, we discussed The Shack by William P. Young, DB067237. The description reads: Years ago, Mackenzie “Mack” Phillips’s daughter Missy disappeared during a family vacation in Oregon. Now Mack receives a cryptic letter–apparently … Continue reading

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Happy BARD Day – April 2018

Happy BARD day – March 2018 was a great month for downloading audio and braille. In March 640 audio readers downloaded 10049 books, 425 magazines and 71 music items. Another 26 braille readers downloaded 222 books , 34 magazines and 1 music … Continue reading

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How NCLBPH Makes its Books Mobile

While we don’t have a bookmobile, we do have the people responsible for making our books reach different areas on North Carolina. Our circulation staff re-shelves, pulls, and inspects every book that comes in. Without their efforts, our library wouldn’t … Continue reading

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