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Traveling When Blind

Thu., Jun. 21
Traveling can be refreshing and rewarding.  There can also be pitfalls. Traveling when blind can present complications, but they do not have to be overwhelming!  There is more than one school of thought on what is the best approach for a traveler who is blind; specifically, whether to utilize a good deal of the help that is available or whether maintaining maximum independence is actually…
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BEST OF BARD: MAY 2018

Mon., Jun. 18
I would like to dedicate this blog to Ashlee and Eric. Ashlee, I will miss your laugh and our talks on female emancipation, spirituality and weird people. Eric, I will miss your giggle too. I won’t have anyone to share my Eastern European humor with because, obviously, no one understands it. I wish you both the best of luck in your future careers, and I…
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New Locally Produced Title: My Cousin Momo

Sat., Jun. 16
LBPH is proud to share a new locally produced title available for loan or for download from BARD.  My Cousin Momo was narrated by Obama Academy Daevan Mangalmurti. This audiobook was carefully monitored, edited by Melissa Dodge , and produced by Micah Pacileo. DBC 14848 My Cousin Momo By Zachariah O'Hora Momo is coming to visit, and his cousins are SO excited! But even though Momo is a flying squirrel,…
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New Locally Produced Title: Who was William Penn?: and other questions about the founding of Pennsylvania

Wed., Jun. 13
LBPH is proud to share a new locally produced title available for loan or for download from BARD Hidden History of Pittsburgh was narrated Mackenzie Haney and edited by Melissa Dodge. This audiobook was carefully monitored, by the LBPH Studio Team and Volunteers, and produced by Micah Pacileo Who was William Penn?: and other questions about the founding of Pennsylvania by Marty Rhodes Figley DBC14827 Answers questions about William…

STEM: All Hands on Tech – Talk, Sing, Read, Write and Play with Books and Apps

Tue., Jun. 12
Librarians can serve as media mentors for families by suggesting apps and media use tools. Very young children learn best from real world interactions, and we give parents the tools they need to connect the learning happening in apps to everyday activities. Here are a few of our favorite apps for little learners, along with tips and activities to support early literacy.
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New Locally Produced Title: Samurai Santa: A Very Ninja Christmas

Mon., Jun. 11
LBPH is proud to share a new locally produced title available for loan or for download from BARD Hidden History of Pittsburgh was narrated and edited by Ronnie Mazzotta.  This audiobook was carefully monitored, by the LBPH Studio Team and Volunteers, and produced by Ronnie Mazzotta Samurai Santa: A Very Ninja Christmas By Rubin Pingk DBC14821 A young ninja wants a snowball fight for Christmas, and he just…
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New Locally Produced Title: Unusual People I Have Met While Traveling

Sat., Jun. 9
LBPH is proud to share a new locally produced title available for loan or for download from BARD Hidden History of Pittsburgh was narrated and edited by Maggie Wolfram.  This audiobook was carefully monitored, by the LBPH Studio Team and Volunteers, and produced by Scott Meneely Unusual People I Have Met While Traveling By Robert W. Schmitt DBC14818 Details the author’s recollection of unusual people he has met…