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8/17/17 A new twinvision braille title (BR ) Tidy by Emily Gravett has come in.

8/11/17 Three new twinvision braille titles (BR 22011, 22012, and 22013) The Journey by Francesca Sanna, Radiant Child by Javaka Steptoe, and Introducing Teddy by Jessica Walton. have come in. Also, Native Peoples magazine has ceased production. We will continue to circulate the last few remaining issues, and then it will no longer be available.

7/12/17 Two new twinvision braille titles (BR 21099 and 22010) Nobody Likes a Goblin by Ben Hatke and Leave Me Alone! by Vera Brosgol have come in.

7/12/17 A new twinvision braille title (BR 22009) North, South, East, West by Margaret Wise Brown has come in.

6/29/17 A new twinvision braille title (BR 21097) I Yam a Donkey! by Cece Bell has come in.

6/19/17 A new twinvision braille title (BR 21098) Trombone Shorty by Troy Andrews has come in; also in recently is contracted braille title (BBR 00009) Oskar and Klaus: The Mission to Cataria by Mick Szydlowski.

6/13/17 National Geographic magazine is now also available with Spanish-language audio. If you are interested in getting this magazine in English or Spanish, please let your readers advisor know.

6/12/17 A new twinvision braille title (BR 22008) A Small Thing, but Big by Tony Johnston has come in.

6/8/17 Two new twinvision braille titles (BR 21089 and 22007) The White Cat and the Monk by Jo Ellen Bogart and The Summer Nick Taught His Cats to Read by Curtis Manley have come in.

5/26/17 Two new twinvision braille titles (BR 21094 and 21096) Our Great Big Backyard by Laura Bush and The Cow Who Climbed a Tree by Gemma Merino have come in.

5/3/17 Two new twinvision braille titles (BR 21095 and 22006) Wolf Camp by Andrea Zuill and Rudas: Nino's Horrendous Hermanitas by Yuyi Morales have come in.

4/17/17 Subscriptions to Organic Life will no longer be available through Nebraska Talking Books, as the magazine is no longer in print. We apologize for the inconvenience.

4/14/17 A new twinvision braille title (BR 21090) When Spring Comes by Kevin Henkes has come in.

4/10/17 A new twinvision braille title (BR 21092) We Came to America by Faith Ringgold has come in.

4/7/17 Two new twinvision braille titles (BR 21087 and 21093) The Bear and the Piano by David Litchfield and Swap! by Steve Light have come in.

3/20/17 A new twinvision braille title (BR 21076) I Hear a Pickle (and Smell, See, Touch, and Taste It, Too!) by Rachel Isadora has come in.

3/16/17 A new contracted braille title, (BBR 00008) Oskar and Klaus: The Search for Bigfoot has come in; also new twinvision braille titles (BR 21085 and 21086) Dreaming Up: A Celebration of Building by Christy Hale, and Freedom in Congo Square by Carole Boston Weatherford.

2/7/17 A new contracted braille title, (BBR 45030) Pete the Cat and the New Guy by James Dean has come in; also new twinvision braille titles (BR 21082, 21088 and 21091) Clothesline Clues to Jobs People Do by Kathryn Heling and Deborah Hembrook, The Night Gardener by Terry and Eric Fan, and Thunder Boy Jr. by Sherman Alexie.

1/13/17 A new contracted braille title, (BBR 45029) Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons by James Dean has come in; also a new twinvision braille title (BR 21084) I Don't Want to Be a Frog by Dev Petty.

1/4/17 Library of Congress launches new software to simplify download of BARD material. See article here.

12/9/16 A new twinvision braille title, (BR 21083) Ida, Always by Caron Levis and Charles Santoso has come in.

11/22/16 A new uncontracted twinvision braille title, (BR 21081) Dear Yeti by James Kwan has come in; also two contracted braille titles (BBR 00007) The Christmas Miracle of Jonthan Toomey by Susan Wojciechowski, and (BBR 45028) Pete the Cat: Five Little Pumpkins by James Dean.

10/12/16 A new twinvision braille title, (BR 21080) The Skunk by Mac Barnett has come in.

9/21/16 The most recent braille titles added are (BBR 48052 and 48053) Into the Gauntlet: The 39 Clues, Book 10 by Margaret Peterson and Vespers Rising: The 39 Clues, Book 11 by Rick Riordan, (BBR 45025 and 45026) Pete the Cat and His Magic Sunglasses and Pete the Cat's Groovy Guide to Love by James Dean; (BR 21078) The Princess and the Pony by Kate Beaton, and (BR 21079) Here Comes Valentine Cat by Deborah Underwood.

9/16/16 Several new board books were added to our braille collection today. All are UEB Uncontracted titles.

6/30/16 A new twin-vision braille title has arrived, (BR 21077) Drum Dream Girl: How One Girl's Courage Changed Music by Margarita Engle.

6/27/16 A new contracted braille title has arrived, (BBR 45024) Pete the Cat: Scuba-Cat by James Dean.

6/7/16 A new contracted braille title has arrived, (BBR 48051) Storm Warning: The 39 Clues, Book 9 by Linda Sue Park.

5/13/16 Our new online catalog is now live! You will need to contact your readers advisor to get a login id and password. Call us today at (402) 471-4038 or (800) 742-7691.

5/3/16 Two new twin-vision braille titles have arrived, (BR 21074 and 21075) Flight School by Lita Judge and Little Tree by Loren Long; Also added are two contracted braille titles, (BBR 45022 and 48050) Pete the Cat: Robo-Pete by James Dean and The Emperor's Code: The 39 Clues, Book 8 by Gordon Korman.

4/6/16 Two new twin-vision braille titles have arrived, (BR 21072 and 21073) Max and Marla by Alexandra Boiger and Trick Arrr Treat: A Pirate Halloween by Leslie Kimmelman. Also added is another contracted braille title, (BBR 45021) Pete the Cat: Big Easter Adventure by James Dean.

3/22/16 Girl Scouts of the USA Handbooks for Junior and Cadette Scouts are now available in contracted braille!

3/9/16 Six new twin-vision contracted braille titles have come in lately, including (BR 21071) Gravity by Jason Chin, and three new contracted braille titles, (BBR 45019 and 45020) Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes and Pete the Cat: Valentine's Day Is Cool by James Dean, and (BBR 48049) The Viper's Nest: The 39 Clues, Book 7 by Peter Lerangis.

1/28/16 Two new twin-vision contracted braille titles have come in, (BR 21065) Firebird: Ballerina Misty Copeland Shows a Young Girl How to Dance Like the Firebird by Misty Copeland, and (BR 21066) Emmanuel's Dream: The True Story of Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah by Laurie Ann Thompson.

1/15/16 Three new twin-vision contracted braille titles have come in, (BR 21056) Last Stop on Market Street by Matt de la Pena, (BR 21061) Cat and Bunny by Mary Lundquist, and (BR 21064) Such a Little Mouse by Alice Schertle.

1/12/16 Nationally-Distributed magazines have added several subscriptions on digital cartridge that we also offer as locally-distributed magazines: Audubon, Cowboys and Indians, Humpty Dumpty, Missouri Conservationist, National Geographic Traveler, Oklahoma Today, Playboy, Seventeen, Smithsonian, Southern Living, and Vital Speeches of the Day. Nebraska patrons are free to subscribe to either National or Local versions of these periodicals by contacting their Readers Advisor.

1/4/16 Two new contracted braille titles have come in, (BBR 45018) Pete the Cat Saves Christmas by James Dean, and (BBR 48048) In Too Deep: The 39 Clues, Book 6 by Jude Watson.

12/31/15 Nationally-Distributed magazines have added three new subscriptions. AARP magazine and AARP Bulletin are available as a 2-in-1 subscription (though we are still locally-distributing these titles separately) and O, the Oprah magazine and Rolling Stone are now available on digital cartridge! Nebraska patrons are free to subscribe to these periodicals by contacting their Readers Advisor.

12/30/15 A new contracted Twin-Vision braille book has arrived, (BR 21053) Wolfie the Bunny by Ame Dyckman.

12/23/15 The December 2015 issue of Interchange can be seen online here.

12/17/15 A new twin-vision braille title, (BR 21063) Please, Mr. Panda by Steve Antony has arrived.

12/2/15 Two new twin-vision braille titles, (BR 21058) Good Night Yoga by Mariam Gates and (BR 21060) The Bear Ate Your Sandwich by Julia Sarcone-Roach have arrived.

11/24/15 Two new twin-vision braille titles, (BR 21057) Won Ton and Chopstick by Lee Wardlaw and (BR 21059) Smick! by Doreen Cronin, and a new braille title (BBR 45010) Pete the Cat's Train Trip by James Dean have arrived.

11/18/15 A new twin-vision braille title, (BR 21050) Tuesday Tucks Me In: The Loyal Bond Between a Soldier and His Service Dog by Luis Carlos Montalvan has arrived.

10/29/15 A new twin-vision braille title, (BR 21055) Meet the Dullards by Sara Pennypacker, and a new braille title (BBR 45017) Pete the Cat: The First Thanksgiving by James Dean have arrived.

10/20/15 Updated versions of both the iOS BARD Mobile app and the Andriod BARD Mobile app are now available. For more information visit the BARD info page here.

10/7/15 A new twin-vision braille title, (BR 21052) First Snow by Peter McCarty, and a new braille title (BBR 48047) The Black Circle: The 39 Clues, Book 5 by Patrick Carman have arrived.

9/29/15 We're pleased to announce we are now distributing Oklahoma Today magazine. If you would like to subscribe, please contact us today.

7/27/15 The August 2015 issue of Interchange can be seen online here.

7/10/15 After many years Big Red Report magazine is now out of print; we will be replacing it with another Nebraska sports magazine, Hail Varsity. Also Organic Gardening is no longer available and has been replaced with Rodale's Organic Life.

6/10/15 The long awaited BARD Mobile app for Andriod OS devices has been released! For more information visit Nebraska BARD Information and Instructions BARD Mobile section.

5/27/15 The June 2015 issue of Interchange can be seen online here.

5/22/15 Two new contracted braille titles have come in, (BBR 45012) Pete the Cat: Pete at the Beach by James Dean, and (BBR 48045) The Sword Thief: The 39 Clues, Book 3 by Peter Lerangis.

5/14/15 New braille titles have been added to our collection, including contracted twin-vision title (BR 21043) One Hundred Things That Make Me Happy by Amy Schwartz, and chapter books (BBR 45011) Pete the Cat: Plays Ball! by James Dean and (BBR 48044) One False Note: The 39 Clues, Book 2 by Gordon Korman.

4/3/15 The April 2015 issue of Interchange can be seen online here.

3/17/15 A new contracted Twin-Vision braille book has arrived, (BR 21041) You Are (Not) Small by Anna Kang.

3/10/15 A new contracted Twin-Vision Braille title has come in, (BR 21040) Elizabeth, Queen of the Seas by Lynne Cox, and a new contracted Braille item has come in, (BBR 45009) Pete the Cat: Pete's Big Lunch by James Dean.

2/5/15 A new contracted Twin-Vision Braille title has come in, (BR 21038) The Lion and the Bird by Marianne Dubuc, and a new contracted Braille item has come in, (BBR 45008) Pete the Cat: Too Cool for School by Kimberly and James Dean.

1/29/15 A new Twin-Vision Braille title has come in, (BR 21017) Paul Meets Bernadette by Rosy Lamb.

1/27/15 Two new Twin-Vision Braille titles have arrived, (BR 21020) Gaston by Kelly DiPucchio, and (BR 21033) Five Trucks by Brian Floca.

1/26/15 Following long-term disruptions in distribution from our source, we are delighted to announce that subscriptions to Sunset magazine are once again available.

1/22/15 Following long-term disruptions in distribution from our source, we are delighted to announce that subscriptions to Native Peoples and Sports 'N Spokes magazines are once again available; Also two new Twin-Vision Braille titles have come in, (BR 21015) A Boy and a Jaguar by Alan Rabinowitz, and (BR 21035) Bone by Bone: Comparing Animal Skeletons by Sara Levine.

1/21/15 The February 2015 issue of Interchange can be seen online here.

1/20/15 We're pleased to announce that we now offer Newsweek magazine! If you are interested in receiving this weekly current events periodical, please contact your readers advisor.

1/12/15 Two new Twin-Vision Braille titles have arrived, (BR 21022) The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend by Dan Santat, and (BR 21034) Plant a Pocket of Prairie by Phyllis Root.

1/2/15 Due to long-term disruptions in distribution from our source, subscriptions to AARP Magazine, Arizona Highways, Native Peoples, Saturday Evening Post, Sports 'n' Spokes, and Sunset will no longer be available through Nebraska Talking Books. We apologize for the inconvenience.

12/29/14 Two new contracted Twin-Vision Braille titles have arrived, (BR 21030) Extraordinary Jane by Hannah E. Harrison, and (BR 21031) Here Comes the Easter Cat by Deborah Underwood.

12/23/14 Two new contracted Twin-Vision Braille titles have arrived, (BR 21016) Hi, Koo! A Year of Seasons by Jon J. Muth, and (BR 21036) Hot Rod Hamster by Cynthia Lord.

12/22/14 Two new contracted Twin-Vision Braille titles have come in, (BR 21021) The Baby Tree by Sophie Blackall and (BR 21029) How to Cheer Up Dad by Fred Koehler; also we have a new contracted Braille title available, (BBR 42244) Mice on Ice by Rebecca and Ed Emberley.

12/10/14 The December 2014 issue of Interchange can be seen online here; also we received a copy of a new contracted Twin-Vision Braille title today, (BR 21012) Crankenstein by Samantha Berger.

12/9/14 Two new contracted Twin-Vision Braille titles have arrived, (BR 21019) Knock Knock: My Dad's Dream for Me by Daniel Beaty, and (BR 21027) This Is a Moose by Richard T. Morris.

12/5/14 Due to cancellations of print production we will no longer be distributing artland magazine and Expressions in Independence Newsletter. We apologize for the inconvenience.

12/2/14 Two new contracted Twin-Vision Braille titles have arrived, (BR 21025 and 21026) Sophie's Squash by Pat Miller Zietlow, and Nino Wrestles the World by Yuyi Morales; and one new contracted Braille title has also come in, (BBR 48042) The Summit: The Everest Trilogy, Book 3 by Gordon Korman which completes the series beginning with BBR 48040 and 48041.

11/24/14 Three new contracted Twin-Vision Braille titles have arrived, (BR 21018) Three Bears in a Boat by David Soman, (BR 21023 and BR 21024) Dream Animals: A Bedtime Journey by Emily Winfield Martin, and Maple by Lori Nichols.

11/7/14 A new contracted Braille title has arrived, (BBR 21013) Bad Apple: A Tale of Friendship by Edward Hemingway.

11/7/14 A new contracted Twin-Vision Braille title has arrived, (BR 21013) Sparky! by Jenny Offill.

10/31/14 A new contracted Twin-Vision Braille title has arrived, (BR 21014) Found by Salina Yoon.

10/24/14 A new contracted Twin-Vision Braille title has arrived, (BR 21010) Mr. Tiger Goes Wild by Peter Brown.

10/23/14 A new contracted Twin-Vision Braille title, (BR 21007) The Day the Crayons Quit by Drew Daywalt.

10/21/14 A new contracted Braille title, (BBR 44412) Miss Fox's Class Gets It Wrong by Eileen Spinelli is here!

9/19/14 A new contracted Braille title, (BBR 48041) The Climb: The Everest Trilogy, Book 2 by Gordon Korman is here!

9/18/14 The October 2014 issue of Interchange can be seen online here.

9/2/14 Two new Twin-Vision Braille titles, (BR 21008 and 21009) Digger, Dozer, Dumper by Hope Vestergaard and Dee Dee and Me by Amy Schwartz have arrived!

8/1/14 A new contracted Braille title, (BBR 48040) The Contest: The Everest Trilogy, Book 1 by Gordon Korman is here!

7/17/14 A new contracted Braille title, (BBR 44409) The Duckling Gets a Cookie!? by Mo Willems has come in!

7/10/14 The August 2014 issue of Interchange can be seen online here.

7/7/14 Two new Twin-Vision contracted Braille books came in today: (BR 20048) Dragons Love Tacos by Adam Rubin and (BR 20049) The Great Lollipop Caper by Dan Krall.

6/18/14 A new Twin-Vision contracted Braille title, (BR 21003) If You Want to See to Whale by Julie Fogliano, is available.

6/10/14 A new Twin-Vision contracted Braille title, (BR 21004) How to Be a Cat by Nikki McClure, is available.

6/6/14 A new Twin-Vision contracted Braille title is available: (BR 20039) Steam Train, Dream Train by Sherri Duskey Rinker.

6/6/14 Missouri Conservationist is now available on digital cartridge! Nebraska patrons are free to subscribe to this monthly periodical by contacting their Readers Advisor.

5/23/14 The last volume of the Titanic Series by Gordon Korman, contracted Braille chapter book, (BBR 48035) S.O.S., has come in! (Previous volumes in this series are BBR 48033 and 48034)

5/20/14 A new contracted Braille chapter book, (BBR 44408) Otto the Book Bear by Katie Cleminson, has come in!

5/19/14 Three new Twin-Vision contracted Braille titles have arrived, (BR 20047) Extra Yarn by Mac Barnett, (BR 21002) Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons by Eric Litwin, and (BR 21005) The Dark by Lemony Snicket.

5/16/14 Four new contracted Braille chapter books have arrived thanks to a generous donation: (BBR 48036-48039) Princess in Pink: The Princess Diaries, Book 5 by Meg Cabot, Princess in Training: The Princess Diaries, Book 6 by Meg Cabot, Owning It: Stories About Teens with Disabilities by Donald R. Gallo, and The Girls' Book of Wisdom: Empowering Inspirational Quotes from Over 400 Fabulous Females edited by Catherine Dee.

5/12/14 The June 2014 Interchange is on our website here.

5/6/14 A new Twin-Vision contracted Braille title, (BR 20038) Sleep Like a Tiger by Mary Logue is here!

4/30/14 A new Twin-Vision contracted Braille Caldecott Medalist title, (BR 21001) This Is Not My Hat by Jon Klassen has arrived.

4/22/14 A new contracted Braille title about Easter, (BBR 44407) Piggy Bunny by Rachel Vail arrived, as did a new Twin-Vision Braille Caldecott Medal-winning title, (BR 20037) A Sick Day for Amos McGee by Philip C. Stead.

4/9/14 Big Red Report subscribers be aware that the publisher, Scout, has changed production of the magazine from 10 issues per year to 3 large issues per year. We will continue to record the periodical, but you should expect fewer issues to be sent your way.

4/7/14 Two new Twin-Vision contracted Braille titles, (BR 20045 and BR 20046) The Story of Fish and Snail by Deborah Freedman and The Three Ninja Pigs by Corey Rosen Schwartz are now available!

3/27/14 A new contracted Braille title, (BBR 48034) Collision Course: Titanic, Book 2 by Gordon Korman is now available! And don't forget to start with the first book in the series, Unsinkable (BBR 48033).

3/20/14 A new contracted Braille title, (BBR 44406) I'll Save You Bobo! by Eileen Rosenthal is now available!

3/18/14 A new Twin-Vision contracted Braille title, (BR 20041) Stand Straight, Ella Kate: The True Story of a Real Giant by Kate Klise is now available!

2/28/14 A new Twin-Vision contracted Braille title, (BR 20042) Again! by Emily Gravett is now available!

2/26/14 Reader's Digest is now available on digital cartridge! Nebraska patrons are free to subscribe to this monthly publication by contacting their Readers Advisor.

2/13/14 Due to the source library experiencing a long term disruption in the the recording program of the magazine Sports 'N' Spokes, we are dropping this magazine from our subscription list. If this magazine ever becomes available, we will add it back in again. We apologize for the inconvenience!

2/12/14 A new Twin-Vision contracted Braille title, (BR 20044) Super Hair-O and the Barber of Doom by John Rocco is now available!

2/11/14 A new contracted Braille title, (BBR 48033) Unsinkable: Titanic, Book 1 by Gordon Korman is now available!

2/10/14 A new Twin-Vision contracted Braille title, (BR 20040) How to Babysit a Grandpa by Jean Reagan is now available!

2/3/14 A new Twin-Vision contracted Braille title, (BR 20043) Tea Rex by Molly Idle is now available!

1/29/14 A new contracted Braille title, (BBR 44404) Big Mean Mike by Michelle Knudsen is now available!

1/21/14 The February 2014 Interchange is on our website here.

1/15/14 A couple new Twin-Vision contracted Braille biographies, (BR 20035-20036) Look Up! Henrietta Leavitt, Pioneering Woman Astronomer by Robert Burleigh and Brave Girl: Clara and the Shirtwaist Makers' Strike of 1909 by Michelle Markel are now available!

1/14/14 Love movies? Check out our new bibliography, Films/TV Tie-ins, of the books behind recent films and television shows on our bibliography page here.

12/26/13 A new Twin-Vision contracted Braille title, (BR 20027) A Boy Called Dickens by Deborah Hopkinson is now available!

12/23/13 Three new contracted Braille titles have been added to our collection: (BBR 48024-48026) Angel on the Square: St. Petersburg, Book 1 by Gloria Whelan, Princess in the Spotlight: The Princess Diaries, Book 2 by Meg Cabot, and Girl Reporter Blows Lid Off Town: Get Real, Book 1 by Linda Ellerbee.

12/16/13 A new contracted Braille book has arrived, and it's volume 6 of the Club CSI series: (BBR 43028) The Case of the Plagued Play by David Lewman!

11/22/13 A new contracted Braille book came in today! A Step 3 Step into Reading title, (BBR 47150) Twinky, the Dinky Dog by Kate Klimo.

11/20/13 A new Twin-Vision Braille book arrived today! Creepy Carrots by Aaron Reynolds is appropriate for preschool-grade 2 readers and looks to be both scary and humorous. Check it out today!

11/19/13 We have had a real windfall lately and received yet another large donation of Braille books from a thoughtful patron. Please visit our catalogs page for descriptions of any of our Braille books!

11/13/13 The December 2013 Interchange is on our website here.

10/16/13 Thanks to a very thoughtful donation, we've added eight new braille titles to our contracted braille collection, plus a few extra copies of titles in our existing collection. Here's a sampling: (BBR 35046) Brian's Winter: Brian Hatchet, Book 3 by Gary Paulsen, (BBR 00620) Henry and Mudge Take the Big Test by Cynthia Rylant, (BBR 48012) The Dangerous Book for Boys by Conn and Hal Iggulden, and (BBR 48013) Barack Obama by Heather Lehr Wagner. Contact your Readers Advisor and check one out today!

10/4/13 A new link has been added to the "About Us" links on the navigation bar. This link "Press" will take you to our public service announcements and press statements. Two new PSAs have been added so far. Radio stations are welcome to download these at will.

10/4/13 NLS websites and BARD may be back up, although it appears service has been a bit spotty. The Federal government is still shutdown. The official word on the subject can be found by linking here.

10/3/13 A new contracted Braille title (BBR 43027) the Case of the Digital Deception: Club CSI, Book 5 by Ellie O'Ryan has arrived.

10/1/13 During the federal government shutdown, you will not have access to BARD or any of the National Library Service (NLS) webpages. You may still order digital cartridge books through the Nebraska Talking Book and Braille Service.

9/23/13 The October 2013 Interchange is on our website here.

8/30/13 Stumped about what to read next? Just use the Browse options on the navigation bar at the top of our homepage. Reading lists by topic, genre, and even literary award are available on our Bibliographies and Book Awards pages. Check them out today!

8/21/13 A bunch of books arrived today, including: a new Twin-Vision contracted Braille title (BR 20011) Mouse and Mole: Fine Feathered Friends by Wong Herbert Lee, a contracted Braille title (BBR 45000) Fox and Crow Are NOT Friends by Melissa Wiley, and a slew of new Braille board books and new Braille level-one and pre-level-one reader books.

8/9/13 A new contracted Braille title (BBR 43026) the Case of the Ruined Ram: Club CSI, Book 4 by David Lewman has arrived.

7/19/13 A new contracted Braille title, (BBR 44402) Francis Scott Key's Star-Spangled Banner by Monica Mulling, has arrived!

7/16/13 A contracted Twin-Vision Braille copy of (BR 20023) The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore by William Joyce, the story that inspired the Academy Award winning short film, has arrived!

7/1/13 A new contracted Twin-Vision Braille title arrived today! (BR 20024) Llama Llama Time to Share by Anna Dewdney.

6/24/13 Three new contracted Twin-Vision Braille titles have come in, (BR 20017 and 20018) The Runaway Wok: A Chinese New Year Tale by Ying Chang Compestine, Brownie Groundhog and the February Fox by Susan Blackaby, and (BR 20025) Each Kindness by Jacqueline Woodson.

6/19/13 Countryside & Small Stock Journal is taking the place of Capper's magazine, which we are no longer recording. Borrowers who were receiving Capper's will be set up for Countryside & Small Stock Journal and Grit automatically. If you would like to order Countryside & Small Stock Journal, please contact your Readers Advisor, or by using our Nebraska Magazines order form online.

6/17/13 A new contracted Braille title is available, (BBR 43025) The Case of the Disappearing Dogs: Club CSI, Book 3 by David Lewman. Also read the first two books in this series (BBR 43023 and BBR 43020). Plus another addition to the collection is (BBR 44401) The Stinky Giant by Ellen Weiss and Mel Friedman.

6/3/13 Two new contracted Braille titles have come in, (BR 20014 and BR 20015) Dark Emperor and Other Poems of the Night by Joyce Sidman and The Pirate of Kindergarten by George Ella Lyon.

5/28/13 Two new contracted Braille titles have come in, (BR 20010 and BR 20016) The Odious Ogre by Norton Juster and Geraldine, the Music Mouse by Leo Lionni.

5/20/13 A new Braille title, (BBR 44400) Trains! by Susan E. Goodman is here!

5/15/13 Two new contracted Braille titles have come in, (BR 20012 and BR 20013) Max and Ruby's Bedtime Book by Rosemary Wells and Wonder Horse: The True Story of the World's Smartest Horse by Emily Arnold McCully.

5/14/13 The June 2013 Interchange is on our website here.

5/6/13 Four new Twin-Vision Braille fiction titles are in, (BR 19037) Caldecott Honor book, A Couple of Boys Have the Best Week Ever by Marla Frazee, (BR 20007) Elsie's Bird by Jane Yolen, (BR 20008) Cakes and Miracles: A Purim Tale, (BR 20009) Clever JAck Takes the Cake by Candace Fleming.

4/30/13 This week we've gotten in four new Twin-Vision Braille titles! (BR 19035) Born to Be Giants: How Baby Dinosaurs Grew to Rule the World by Lita Judge, (BR 20004) Zero by Kathryn Otoshi, (BR 20005) For Good Measure: The Ways We Say How Much, How Far, How Heavy, How Big, How Old, and (BR 20006) Country Road ABC: An Illustrated Journey Through America's Farmland.

4/18/13 Summer Reading Program 2013 is almost here! Children and Young Adults should be getting their sign up letters in the mail any day now. If you're interested in participating this year, be sure to fill out the flyer and mail it back to us.

4/16/13 Three additional Twin-Vision Braille titles have been added to the collection this week: (BR 20022) Won Ton: A Cat Tale Told in Haiku by Lee Wardlaw, (BR 19034) Ubiquitous: Celebrating Nature's Survivors by Joyce Sidman, and (BR 19038) Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What Do You Hear? by Bill Martin Jr.

4/1/13 A new contracted Twin-vision Braille title has come in, (BR 19036) Nasreen's Secret School: A True Story from Afghanistan by Jeanette Winter.

3/18/13 A new contracted Braille title is available, (BBR 43022) Gulliver in Lilliput by Lisa Findlay, an abbreviated retelling from part of Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift.

2/27/13 Announcing the availability of a new magazine subscription on digital cartridge! Native Peoples magazine, produced by Arizona Regional Library, can be ordered by a patron contacting their Readers Advisor, or by using our Nebraska Magazines order form online. And these magazines have been added to our digital cartridge subscriptions at last: Audobon, National Geographic Traveler, Seventeen, and Vital Speeches of the Day.

2/26/13 A new contracted Braille title came in today, (BBR 43021) Monster Trucks! by Susan E. Goodman.

2/22/13 A new Twin Vision contracted Braille book for preschoolers arrived today, (BR 20020) Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site by Sherri Duskey Rinker.

2/15/13 A new Twin Vision contracted Braille title about a dog taught by a bird, (BR 20021) How Rocket Learned to Read by Tad Hills, arrived yesterday.

1/15/13 Two new Twin Vision contracted Braille books have been added to our collection; a history book for second through forth grade readers, Off Like the Wind! The First Ride of the Pony Express by Michael P. Spradlin, and a fiction title about imagination and superheroes for preschoolers through grade 2, The Astonishing Secret of Awesome Man by Michael Chabon.

1/2/13 A new Braille primer on sharks arrived today, (BBR 42242) Hungry, Hungry Sharks! by Joanna Cole.

12/17/12 Three nonfiction Twin-Vision Braille titles arrived today, including (BR 19030-19032) Life in the Boreal Forest by Brenda Z. Guiberson, Your Treasure Hunt: Disabilities and Finding Your Gold by Katherine Schneider, and Young Zeus by G. Brian Karas. A new Braille chapter book has also come in, (BBR 42241) The Dog Who Thought He Was Santa by Bill Wallace.

12/6/12 A new contracted Braille biography is in, (BBR 42240) Johnny Appleseed: My Story by David L. Harrison.

11/19/12 Two new Twin-Vision books are here: one about the friendship between a military officer and a wild dog, (BR 19028) Nub: The True Story of a Mutt, a Marine, and a Miracle by Brian Dennis and others, and a story about a family celebrating Fall, (BR 19029) Applesauce Season by Eden Ross Lipson.

10/30/12 Our newest Braille title is a contracted Braille nonfiction book about gorillas, (BBR 42239) Gorillas: Gentle Giants of the Forest by Joyce Milton.

10/11/12 Another new Twin-Vision Braille title is here, Coretta Scott King Award winner and Caldecott Honor book (BR 20003) Dave the Potter: Artist, Poet, Slave by Laban Carrick Hill.

9/27/12 A new Twin-Vision Braille title, (BR 19027) The Clock Struck One: A Time-Telling Tale by Trudy Harris, has come in! Appropriate for preschoolers to 2nd graders, this expanded version of the nursery rhyme, Hickory Dickory Dock also teaches children how to read analog and digital clocks.

9/18/12 Two new Twin-Vision Braille biographies for kindergarten to grade 3 readers arrived today, (BR 19023) Sam Patch: Daredevil Jumper by Julie Cummins, and (BR 20002) Of Thee I Sing: A Letter to My Daughter by Barack Obama.

9/18/12 Good news! Cowboys and Indians magazine is now available on digital cartridge. Patrons with a digital player who were subscribed to it in cassette will automatically receive it in digital. Patrons who would like a digital player so they can subscribe to this periodical, or who have a digital player and would like to subscribe, should contact their Readers Advisor.

9/10/12 Four new Twin-Vision Braille titles have arrived: (BR 19024-19026) And Then Comes Halloween by Tom Brenner, Once Upon a Twice by Denise Doyen, Otis by Loren Long, and (BR 20001) April and Esme, Tooth Fairies by Bob Graham.

9/5/12 Three new Twin-Vision Braille titles came in today! New titles include the classic Caldecott medal winner, (BR 17335) Blueberries for Sal by Robert McCloskey, and an inspirational story about 9/11's effects on the world, (BR 19002) Fourteen Cows for America by Carmen Agra Deedy, and lastly a story about a girl who accidentally blows her brother away in a bubble, (BR 19022) Bubble Trouble by Margaret Mahy.

8/15/12 Due to availability issues, we are no longer able to provide Diabetes Self-Management magazine subscription. We apologize for the inconvenience.

8/13/12 Another contracted Twin-Vision Braille book is in, (BR 19044) Rain School by James Rumford.

8/6/12 Two new contracted Braille titles have come in, (BBR 42234 and BBR 42235) Paul Bunyan: My Story by David L. Harrison, and Trouble-Maker by Andrew Clements.

8/6/12 Due to availability issues, we are no longer able to provide Playboy magazine subscription. We apologize for the inconvenience.

8/3/12 Due to availability issues, we are no longer able to provide Woman's Day magazine subscription. We apologize for the inconvenience.

7/30/12 Another Twin-Vision contracted Braille title has come in: (BR 19049) The Boy in the Garden by Allen Say.

7/25/12 The August 2012 Interchange is on our website here.

7/23/12 Another Twin-Vision contracted Braille title has come in: (BR 19045) Kubla Khan: The Emperor of Everything by Kathleen Krull.

7/16/12 A new Twin-Vision contracted Braille book, Globe-Horn Book Award winner (BR 19047) I Know Here by Laurel Croza, has arrived.

7/16/12 Nebraska magazines have gone completely digital. All locally produced and those magazines produced by recording studios at other regional libraries are now only available in digital cartridge format. NLS produced magazines sent from Florida are still in cassette format. A full catalog listing of the magazines available on digital cartridge can be found here.

7/9/12 Our first issue of artland magazine is coming out this month. If you are interested in receiving this bi-yearly art periodical produced by University of Nebraska's Sheldon Museum of Art, contact your readers advisor.

7/3/12 A new contracted Braille book, (BBR 42233) Whales: The Gentle Giants by Joyce Milton, has arrived.

6/26/12 Humpty Dumpty magazine for children age 4-8 has gone digital only. If you are interested in signing up for this subscription, contact your readers advisor.

6/25/12 A new twin-vision Braille title came in today! (BR 19042) Dust Devil by Anne Isaacs.

6/4/12 Two new contracted Braille titles, (BBR 33514 and BBR 33515) A Dog Called Kitty by Bill Wallace and Christopher Columbus by Stephen Krensky, have come in.

5/31/12 A new twin-vision contracted Braille book has come in, (BR 19046) Emma's Poem: The Voice of the Statue of Liberty by Linda Glaser.

5/8/12 We have had some changes in our recorded magazine subscriptions lately. Here is a list of magazines available only in digital cartridge format.

5/7/12 A new twin-vision contracted Braille book has come in, (BR 19048) The Nutcracker retold by AnnMarie Anderson.

4/30/12 A new contracted Braille title, (BBR 00010) Dragon Rider by Cornelia Funke, has come in.

4/24/12 Online Catalog Now Ready for You! TBBS is pleased to announce the arrival of of its Online Catalog. This catalog is a way for borrowers and their family members to search our collection of audio, video, and Braille materials and to request them. Read more here.

4/5/12 New contracted twin-vision Braille titles have come in. Includes (BR 19009 and BR 19041): Song of the Swallows by Leo Politi; and Nini Lost and Found by Anita Lobel.

4/2/12 New contracted twin-vision Braille titles have come in. Includes (BR 18033-18036): Wangari's Trees of Peace by Jeanette Winter; Owney, the Mail-Pouch Pooch by Mona Kerby; Easy Earth-Friendly Crafts in Five Steps by Anna Llimos; and Louise, the Adventures of a Chicken by Kate DiCamillo.

4/2/12 Summer Reading Program 2012 is around the corner. This year's topic is Night-time. Children's theme: "Dream Big - Read"  Teen theme: "Own the Night"  Adult theme: "Between the Covers" Learn more here.

3/29/12 New contracted Braille titles for primary and junior/senior high level have arrived! See a complete list here.