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If you want to access NC LIVE from home, you will need your library card number. Once on the log-in page, choose Burke County Public Library and enter your entire library card number (no spaces) and your password/PIN (the same one your use for Overdrive/Libby and our NC Cardinal online catalog). Call or come by the library today for more information!


Literature and Readers Advisory


Resources useful for helping you find your next book to read,
and information about authors and works!

Link to the Library's Online Catalog

Library Catalog: Use the Burke County Public Library online catalog to search the holdings of the Morganton, Valdese, and C.B. Hildebrand libraries. Once on the catalog, you can log in with your library card and pin number and renew books, place holds on books, and see what you have checked out.

Link to the Library's Online Catalog









Novelist: A readers' advisory resource that uses appeal factors and expert reviews to offer read-alike and listen-alike recommendations for fiction, nonfiction, and audiobooks. Use the Appeal Mixer to fnid books to suit your mood. Discover read-a-like books based on your favorite authors or genres. Explore a wide selection of graphic novels and audiobooks. Use Advanced Search to filter based on grade, Lexile score, or Accelerated Reader Level.
* This resource is accessed through NC Live. *
* * If you want to access NC LIVE from home, you will need your library card number and password. Once on the log-in page, choose Burke County Public Library and enter your entire library card number (no spaces) and password. Call or come by the library today for more information!

Link to the List of New Books for this Month

New and Upcoming Books: A list of the new arrivals and upcoming arrivals at the Burke County Public Library. Book covers in the WOWBRARY widgets display, and the monthly "New Books Bookmark" is available at the bottom of the page.

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NC Live: Books and Literature: A list of programs and databases having to do with books and literature. Find poetry, classics, author biographies, book lists, and even literature-themed videos. It's Free, through NC Live! *
* * If you want to access NC LIVE from home, you will need your library card number and password. Once on the log-in page, choose Burke County Public Library and enter your entire library card number (no spaces) and password. Call or come by the library today for more information!