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When the Nebraska Library Commission Talking Book and Braille Service (TBBS) recorded I Am a Man: Chief Standing Bear's Journey for Justice, it enabled Nebraskans with a print-related disability to participate in the 2012 One Book One Nebraska statewide reading program. Now Nebraska's recording is available for direct download to any qualifying U.S. resident through the Library of Congress' Braille and Audio Reading Download service (BARD)...
Posted by Jennifer Wrampe on 8/19/2014 3:14 PM
Did you run out and pick up lunch today? Do you plan to eat out tonight? Are you out on the road and need a place to eat? People have had a variety of choices for cafes, restaurants, steak houses, etc. in Nebraska over the years. Options included formal and informal...
Posted by Devra Dragos on 8/18/2014 12:44 PM
Best Novel Ancillary Justice, by Ann Leckie (Orbit US / Orbit UK) Best Novella "Equoid" by Charles Stross (Tor.com, 09-2013) Best Novelette "The Lady Astronaut of Mars" by Mary Robinette Kowal (maryrobinettekowal.com/Tor.com, 09-2013) ...
Posted by Michael Sauers on 8/18/2014 8:42 AM
Join us for next week's NCompass Live: "What You Need to Know to Apply for a Youth Grant", on Wednesday, August 20, 10:00-11:00 am Central Time. Are you planning to apply for the Youth Excellence Grant this year? Attend this webinar to make sure your application rises to the top!...
Posted by Christa Burns on 8/15/2014 1:22 PM
At the end of summer, my 12-year-old son and I road tripped to South Texas to visit friends. This involved a two-day drive down and a two-day drive back. To me, road trips mean audiobooks...
Posted by Susan Knisely on 8/15/2014 8:43 AM
Today marks the 100th anniversary of the opening of the Panama Canal. Below is a poster sent out by the U.S. Census Bureau to commemorate this remarkable feat of engineering.  ...
Posted by Mary Sauers on 8/15/2014 8:00 AM
NLC at the State Capitol building, in the background is Edna Bullock, first secretary of the Nebraska Library Commission. ...
Posted by Lori Sailors on 8/14/2014 8:00 AM
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