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Title: THE BOOK OF SHE: YOUR HEROINE’S JOURNEY INTO THE HEART OF FEMINISM POWER Author: Sara Avant Stover Format: Audio www.amazon.com: “Women’s bodies and minds are different from men’s, and the best way toward a healthy, satisfying life is to embrace that difference. Provocative and thorough, The Book of SHE explores the mystery and alchemy […]

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This list of suggested reads celebrates women. Muslim girl a coming of age Author: Amani Al-Khatahtbeh Format: coming soon in Braille & Audio At nine years old, Amani Al-Khatahtbeh watched from her home in New Jersey as two planes crashed into the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. That same year, she heard her […]

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Freedom Day is just around the corner and you know what that means: time to read some home grown stories! Below are just a few selections which will tell us all about our amazing country and its History    Nelson Mandela and Mandla Langa : Dare not Linger The 360-page book, which takes its title […]

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Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and you know what that means: time to read some love stories! Below are just a few selections with which you’re sure to fall in love. Title: Best gay romance Author: Richard Labonte Formats: Available in both Audio and Braille Review: Brains, muscle, tenderness, kink. Like the perfect […]

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Title: Hit by an iceberg: coping with disability mid-career Author: Janet Freedman Format: Available in braille Review: More people suffer a disability before age 65 than die before age 65. This book shows how to manage a mid-career disabling experience – whether its your own or that of a relative, friend, client or colleague – […]

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This year South Africa will celebrate the centenary of the birth of Oliver Reginald Tambo, the theme for the centenary celebration is “Life and Legacy of OR Tambo” and is expected to run until December 2017. Oliver Tambo was born on the 27th of October 1917 in the Nkantolo village outside Mbizana in the Eastern […]

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Title: Smart medicine for your eyes: A Guide to natural, effective, and safe relief of common eye disorder. Author: DR. Jeffrey Anshel Format: Available in braille. Review: The book is designed for everyone who wants to take an active part in their eye care, Smart Medicine for Your Eyes is an A-to-Z guide to eye […]

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Title: Robben Island: a place of inspiration Author: Charlene Smith Format: Available in Audio Review: Robben Island best known as the place where Nelson Mandela was imprisoned for eighteen years has been a place of harshness and brutality; its history steeped in the suffering of those banished there. Yet it has also become a universal […]

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Update on the new Library Management System:

The teams from Universal Knowledge Software (UKS) and SALB are busy finalising the outstanding modules and the system should be up and running tentatively by end October 2018.

In the meantime the Circulation Staff continue to manually select books based on your reading interests.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may have caused you.

Please submit any inquiries to: audiolib@salb.org.za; braillelib@salb.org.za

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