Public Programs
  • Computer Club - Once a month. Staff member arranges for a speaker or special topic to be discussed. Examples of topics include community technology resources, specific software and hardware overviews, and annual accessible technology Holiday Shopping presentation.
  • Book Club - Once a month. Participants select fiction and non-fiction books on a variety of topics of interest to the group. Discussion is moderated by a volunteer participant.
  • Knitting Group - Once a month. Crafters drop-in at the Lansing Braille and Talking Book Library where a staff member is available to provide instruction and assistance in knitting and crochet.
  • Film: “Going Blind” This event is intended for adults and teens grade 6 and up. Documentary film of personal stories about coping with vision loss, and bringing awareness to low vision therapy. This film will be shown with the Described Video Service narration feature for people with low or no vision.
  • Craft Your Name in Braille. This event is intended for grade K - 5. Use Braille alphabet cards and foam stickers to make a sign with your name in Braille on it.
  • On November 30, 2016, the North Carolina Library for the Blind hosted a program in which the main presenter appeared remotely. The program, A Celebration of Cooking; featured a video interview with Christine Ha, past Master Chef champion and visually impaired. The interview was locally carried out by James Benton of the Division of Services for the Blind and a Friends Board member. The program also featured cooking demonstrations by clients of the library, DSB and a Governor Morehead Student. The program had 108 local participants and an additional 65 that streamed it live. You can see the live streamhere.
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