Books about North Carolina, books by North Carolina authors. All locally produced and ready for download in either digital talking book and digital braille formats. No application is necessary. Volumes will be added quarterly as they become available. Please note that all digital talking books available from NOBLE are produced in a format that can only be read on an NLS approved player. Just like BARD, downloaded audio files are zipped and need to be unzipped onto a flash drive to play.

Choose either Digital Talking Book or Digital Braille, download and read

Tab/Accordion Items

The following locally produced Talking Books are available:

  • Money Rock: a family's story of cocaine, race, and ambition in the new south

    by Pam Kelley, Pam
    Read by Joe Simpson. Reading Time approximately 9 hours, 20 minutes.
    - Download Money Rock, DBX01242

  • Game Changers: Dean Smith, Charlie Scott, and the Era That Transformed a Southern College Town

    by Art Chansky
    Read by Mirron Willis. Reading Time approximately 8 hours, 5 minutes.
    - Download Game Changers, DBC06127

  • Carolina Built: a novel

    by Kianna Alexander
    Read by Shayna Small and Leon Nixon. Reading Time approximately 10 hours and 9 minutes.
    - Download Carolina Built, DBC06126

  • Fire to Light: A Memoir of Family, Race, and War

    by Charles Malone
    Read by George Douglas. Reading Time approximately 8 hours, 40 minutes.
    - Download Fire to Light, DBC06124

  • NCABLS Writing Contest Winners 2020-2021

    by Clint Exum, ed.
    Read by Florence Nash. Reading Time approximately 3 hours, 16 minutes.
    - Download NCABLS Writing Contest 2020 to 2021, DBC06123

  • Adulting at the moto-lodge: a humorous family life romp

    by Joshua Berkov
    Read by Geoffrey Livingston. Reading Time approximately 7 hours, 2 minutes.
    - Download Adulting at the moto-lodge, DBC06122

The following locally produced Braille books are available: