We also offer audio magazines for download on the bard website. Kentucky talking book library kentucky department for. The utah state library program for the blind and disabled provides library materials, bard assistance, and machine lending services to alaska patrons. Case for the national library service nls digital talking book player. Glass staff can assist you with using bard mobile or requesting books from utah.
The arizona talking book library is following the guidance distributed by the governors office and arizona department of health services regarding the novel coronavirus covid19. The movies include audio tracks that carefully describe the visual elements of the movieaction, characters, locations, costumes, and setswithout interfering with the dialogue or sound effects. We were then located in about 9000 square feet of space in basement levels of a state building. Founded in 1967, tbbc is a library that provides nocost, homedelivered services, on behalf of the national library service for the blind and print disabled to children, teens and adults in new jersey who have difficulty reading standard print or trouble holding a book. Talking book and braille library cultural education center 222 madison avenue albany, ny 122300001 onsite. The new york state talking book and braille library tbbl is a free library service for eligible residents of upstate new york who are unable to use standard print materials due to a visual or physical disability. The cost of our braille agreement with utah was a bargain. Oregon talking book and braille library salem, or email address. The library serves more than 31,647 florida residents with annual loans exceeding 1. These books, on a loan basis only, are available from the utah state library, division for the blind and physically handicapped, 2150 south 2nd west, salt lake. Find your library national library service for the blind and print. Utah state library for the blind and disabled book group the book group is sponsored by the library for the blind and disabled, but is open to anyone who wants to participate. Talking book and braille service illinois state library.
North carolina library for the blind and physically handicapped nclbph is a special public library that circulates books and magazines especially made for persons who cannot use regular printed material because of a visual or physical disability. Mtbl also has an annual agreement with the utah state library to provide free braille embossed library services to patrons of the montana talking book library. Staff is available to discuss reading preferences and assist with book selections. Braille and talking book library, sacramento btbl home. Eligibility is determined based on national library service standards. Audio, braille, and printbraille books in the nls collection for preschool through grade 8. Through a national network of cooperating libraries, nls circulates books and magazines in braille or audio formats, delivered by postagefree mail or. National library service for the blind and print disabled. The btbl online catalog is an internet based online catalog and ordering site. The library is located in raleigh, but mails materials throughout the state.
Loans free braille and talking books, magazines, playback equipment, and. Bard braille and audio reading download colorado talking. Once your service is set up, you may place your braille orders by calling the utah library at 800 4534293 or email this email address is being protected from spambots. Borrow great blockbuster movies on dvd or bluray from the south dakota btbl. Mormon fiction and books by lds authors digital books and braille, mormon nonfiction digital books, braille, and some large print. Library services provides talking books, talking book machines, largeprint books, audiocassettes, and braille books for blind and physically handicapped persons. Books and magazines are available in braille, in large print, and on audio digital books. Library for the blind and disabled, utah state library. The talking book and braille service tbbs provides audio and braille library service via mail or digital download to any illinois resident who is unable to read standard print material due to a permanent or temporary visual or physical disability. Patrons may borrow braille books, digital audio books, large print books, audio magazines, and special playback equipment from the library. How to use bard braille and audio reading download.
Library for the blind and disabled, utah state library division. We currently have participants from utah, california, and alaska. The florida bureau of braille and talking books library is the largest library of its kind in the u. The alaska state library talking book center is a cooperative effort between the national library service for the blind and print disabled, the alaska state library, and the utah state library to provide alaskans who cannot read standard print with talking books and braille service. The service includes use of a digital audio recording studio, assistance from an nlc staff member who will operate recording equipment and provide technical advice, as well as one copy of the finished product on cd or dvd. To borrow from utah, you must call glass to place the book order. Resources, links for the blind in the state of utah, utah council of.
Wtbbl reference services will be available beginning monday, may 18 th, and calls will be answered. To order braille books, you must first have set up a braille account with tbbl to receive braille from the utah state library for the blind and disabled. Home talking book center libraries, archives, museums at. Free library service for washington residents unable to read standard print material. Aug 15, 2012 the library offers audio books and braille services to arizonans who find it difficult to read standard print because of visual impairment or another physical disabilities.
The talking books catalog is available online at the florida bureau of braille and talking books library and in large print, audio and braille format. Provides talking books, talking book machines, largeprint books, audiocassettes, and braille books for blind and physically handicapped persons. The library is funded through minnesota state general funds and federal library services. Books and magazines are available in braille, in large print, and audio format. Florida bureau of braille and talking book library services. A reopening plan to resume delivering materials by mail. Find talking books, braille books, and magazines kentucky. Audio, braille, and print braille books in the nls collection for preschool through grade 8. Arizona talking book library arizona state library. The utah state library program for the blind and disabled provides free braille and audio books for people who either permanently or temporarily cannot read or use conventional printed materials due to visual or physical limitations, i.
Order and delivery talking books and braille library. Resources, links for the blind in the state of utah, utah. Utah state library program for the blind and disabled 250 north 1950 west, suite a. To request a subscription to any of our magazines contact the library. Braille readers receive paper braille books and magazines from utah via the usps. National library service for the blind and physically handicapped.
The alaska state library talking book center and the utah state library program for the blind and print disabled work together to serve you. The kentucky talking book library ktbl provides free library service to people who cannot read traditional print because they have a visual, physical, or reading disability. Idaho talking book service idaho commission for libraries. Braille and audio reading download arizona state library.
There are over 80,000 digital titles and more than,000 braille titles available for download with new titles being added weekly. Talking book topics from the national library for the blind. The arizona state braille and talking book library home page. Materials are mailed to and from library patrons at their homes at no charge. The minnesota braille and talking book library mbtbl, located in faribault, minnesota, provides direct library service to preschool age children to seniors with visual, physical and reading disabilities for whom conventional print is a barrier to reading. Catalogs utah state library for the blind and disabled. Generally, tbbl materials are downloaded or mailed.
The loan period for braille is up to 8 weeks, and the turnaround time is generally about 57 days. Find your library national library service for the blind. Please select the type of player you will be using. The library offers audio books and braille services to arizonans who find it difficult to read standard print because of visual impairment or. Registered talking books patron can request books and magazines. As a public health precaution, the talking book library will be closed to the public through friday, may 15. The nebraska library commission talking book and braille service recording studios are available for spokenword recording. Braille and talking books library florida division of blind.
Arizona talking book library talking book library director machine services supervisor outreach volunteer manager. Library services the florida braille and talking book library. Audio and braille materials are sent to and from users by postagefree mail, or can be downloaded from the internet. Utah state library, program for the blind and disabled 250 north 1950 west, suite a salt lake city, ut 84116 8017156789 salt lake city metro area 8006625540 tollfree inside utah 8004534293 tollfree outside utah. National library service nls is a free braille and talking book library service for people with temporary or permanent low vision, blindness, or a physical disability that prevents them from reading or holding the printed page.
You can download free books, braille books, and tools for people who are blind or. Through a national network of cooperating libraries, nls circulates books and magazines in braille or audio formats, delivered by postagefree mail or instantly. This includes people in private homes, nursing homes. If you have access to a computer, tablet, or other smart device, we highly recommend you take advantage of bard so that you can download talking books during this time. The indiana talking book and braille library tbbl provides free library service to residents of indiana who cannot use standard printed materials due to a visual or physical disability. Wtbbl reference services will be available beginning monday, may 18 th, and calls will be answered between the hours of 1. Books from local libraries have recently become available on bard. You may borrow books on cassette, on digital cartridge, in large print, or in braille. Magazines for blind available in braille or talking book.
The nclbph is a state agency operated by the state. The kentucky talking book library offers our registered users subscriptions to many magazines on digital cartridge and in braille. Books will be mailed out as early as tuesday, may 12 th. Currently, over 15,000 new yorkers of all ages are. For patrons who cannot use bard, utah state talking book library has agreed to fill book requests for glass patrons.
Nls has a site where patrons of the talking book library can download digital books and electronic braille files from the nls collection. Listen to more than 300 daily newspapers from across the u. California state library sacramento braille and talking book library tollfree instate. This catalog includes braille mostly childrens books and twin vision both print and braille in one book. Services are provided by the utah state library division in cooperation. All network libraries provide access to nlsproduced braille and talking books and magazines, which they circulate via postagefree mail. Contact your library today to find out what services they can offer you.
The wisconsin talking book and braille library wtbbl will resume services in a limited capacity on monday, may 11 th, 2020. Braille and talking book library, sacramento btbl, sacramento, california. Braille and audio reading download colorado talking book. The alaska state library talking book center processes applications for alaska patrons. Wtbbls fall 2019 reading matters newsletter is now available. Your local network library can help you sign up for free specialformat library service, assist with issues concerning equipment, suggest and locate titles of interest to you, and help you receive access to the bard braille and. Some libraries have additional collections, including largeprint books and described dvds. Library for the blind and physically handicapped state. Locally produced books are also available at the library. The alaska state library talking book center and the utah state. The talking books library office is closed, but staff is able to send reading materials out to members via interlibrary loan through utah. Oregon talking books has a contract with the utah state library to provide braille books to our users.
If you are a registered patron of the btbl, you have access to all the books in this library. Bard arizona state braille and talking book library. Nls serves its patrons through a network of cooperating libraries. Arizona state braille and talking book library visionaware. For pick up, please call ahead to order and then pick up tbbl materials at the circulation desk of the research library on the 7th floor of the cultural education center. To request books or magazines, replace broken listening machines, ask reference questions, and get help with digital, bard, braille and large print library materials.542 355 321 525 554 434 431 787 667 1394 842 894 38 5 280 1421 253 1347 722 824 382 112 848 745 691 534 29