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NLS serves its patrons through a network of cooperating libraries. Your local network library can help you sign up for free special-format 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 Audio Reading Download) website and app. All of these interactions can be done remotely, via telephone, fax, postage-free mail, or e-mail.

All network libraries provide access to NLS-produced braille and talking books and magazines, which they circulate via postage-free mail. Some libraries have additional collections, including large-print books and described DVDs. Contact your library today to find out what services they can offer you.

You may call 1-888-NLS-READ (1-888-657-7323) and be connected with the library serving your area or use the list below to find a library serving your area.

Please note that due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, many network libraries are working with limited capacity. Please call or email your network library for updated operating hours before visiting in person.

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Alabama

Regional Library

Alabama Regional Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
6030 Monticello Drive
Montgomery, AL, 36130-6000
Librarian: Angela Fisher Hall
Library Code: AL1A
Telephone: (334) 213-3906
Toll-free (In-state): (800) 392-5671
FAX: (334) 213-3961
E-mail: [email protected]
Web site: http://statelibrary.alabama.gov External

Serves: Autauga, Baldwin, Barbour, Bibb, Blount, Bullock, Butler, Chambers, Cherokee, Chilton, Choctaw, Clarke, Clay, Cleburne, Coffee, Colbert, Conecuh, Coosa, Covington, Crenshaw, Cullman, Dale, Dallas, DeKalb, Elmore, Escambia, Etowah, Fayette, Franklin, Geneva, Greene, Hale, Henry, Houston, Jackson, Jefferson, Lamar, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Lee, Limestone, Lowndes, Macon, Marengo, Marion, Marshall, Mobile, Monroe, Montgomery, Morgan, Perry, Pickens, Pike, Randolph, Russell, Shelby, Sumter, Tallapoosa, Tuscaloosa, Walker, Washington, Wilcox, Winston

Subregional Library

Huntsville Subregional Library for the Blind & Print Disabled
P.O. Box 443
Huntsville, AL, 35804
Librarian: Valerie Bates
Library Code: AL1E
Telephone: (256) 532-5980
FAX: (256) 532-5994
E-mail: [email protected]
Web site: https://hmcpl.org/bpd External

Serves: Madison County

Subregional Library

Library and Resource Center for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
Alabama Institute for Deaf and Blind
705 South Street E
P.O. Box 698
Talladega, AL, 35161
Librarian: Teresa Lacy
Library Code: AL1I
Telephone: (256) 761-3237
Toll-free (In-state): (800) 848-4722
FAX: (256) 761-3561
E-mail: [email protected]
Web site: http://www.aidb.org External

Serves: Talladega, Calhoun and St. Clair counties

Alaska

Regional Library

Alaska State Library Talking Book Center
PO Box 110572
Juneau, AK, 99811-0571
Librarian: Freya Anderson
Library Code: AK1A
Telephone: (907) 465-5901
Toll-free (In-state): (888) 820-4525
FAX: (907) 465-2151
E-mail: [email protected]
Web site: http://talkingbooks.alaska.gov External

Serves: The Alaska State Library Talking Book Center processes applications for Alaska patrons. The Utah State Library Program for the Blind and Disabled provides library materials, BARD assistance, and machine lending services to Alaska patrons.

Arizona

Regional Library

Arizona State Braille and Talking Book Library
1030 North 32nd Street
Phoenix, AZ, 85008-5108
Librarian: Janet Fisher
Library Code: AZ1A
Telephone: (602) 255-5578
Toll-free (In-state): (800) 255-5578
FAX: (602) 286-0444
E-mail: [email protected]
Web site: http://www.azlibrary.gov/talkingbooks External

Serves: Arizona; braille readers receive service from Utah.

Arkansas

Regional Library

Arkansas Regional Library for the Blind and Print Disabled
900 West Capitol Avenue, Suite 100
Little Rock, AR, 72201-3108
Librarian: Kristina Waltermire
Library Code: AR1A
Telephone: (501) 682-1155
Toll-free (In-state): (866) 660-0885
FAX: (501) 682-1529
E-mail: [email protected]
Web site: http://www.library.arkansas.gov/landing-page/details/application-for-service-eligibility-form External

Serves: Arkansas

California

Regional Library

Braille and Talking Book Library
California State Library
P.O. Box 942837
Sacramento, CA, 94237-0001
Librarian: Mike L. Marlin
Library Code: CA1A
Telephone: (916) 654-0640
Toll-free (In-state): (800) 952-5666
FAX: (916) 654-1119
E-mail: [email protected]
Web site: http://www.btbl.ca.gov External

Serves: Alameda, Alpine, Amador, Butte, Calaveras, Colusa, Contra Costa, Del Norte, El Dorado, Glen, Humboldt, Inyo, Lake, Lassen, Marin, Mariposa, Mendocino, Merced, Modoc, Mono, Monterey, Napa, Nevada, Placer, Plumas, Sacramento, San Benito, San Joaquin, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Shasta, Sierra, Siskiyou, Solano, Sonoma, Stanislaus, Sutter, Tehama, Trinity, Tuolumne, Yolo, Yuba.
Braille only: Fresno, Kings, Madera, Tulare, San Francisco.

Regional Library

Braille Institute
Library Services
741 North Vermont Avenue
Los Angeles, CA, 90029-3594
Librarian: Reed Strege
Library Code: CA2A
Telephone: (323) 660-3880
Toll-free (In-state): (800) 808-2555
FAX: (323) 662-2440
E-mail: [email protected]
Web site: https://www.brailleinstitute.org/library External

Serves: Imperial, Kern, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, and Ventura counties

Subregional Library

Talking Book Library for the Blind
Fresno County Public Library
Ted Wills Community Center
770 North San Pablo Avenue
Fresno, CA, 93728-3640
Librarian: Penny Hill
Library Code: CA1B
Telephone: (559) 600-3217
Toll-free (In-state): (800) 742-1011
E-mail: [email protected]
Web site: http://www.fresnolibrary.org/tblb External

Serves: Fresno, Kings, Madera, and Tulare counties

Subregional Library

Talking Books and Braille Center
San Francisco Public Library
Civic Center
100 Larkin Street
San Francisco, CA, 94102
Librarian: Jane Glasby
Library Code: CA1C
Telephone: (415) 557-4253
E-mail: [email protected]
Web site: http://sfpl.org/index.php?pg=0200002301 External

Serves: San Francisco

Colorado

Regional Library

Colorado Talking Book Library
180 Sheridan Boulevard
Denver, CO, 80226-8101
Librarian: Debbi MacLeod
Library Code: CO1A
Telephone: (303) 727-9277
Toll-free (In-state): (800) 685-2136
FAX: (303) 727-9281
E-mail: [email protected]
Web site: http://www.myctbl.org External

Serves: Colorado

Connecticut

Regional Library

Connecticut State Library
Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
198 West Street
Rocky Hill, CT, 06067-3554
Librarian: Gordon Reddick
Library Code: CT1A
Telephone: (860) 721-2020
Toll-free (In-state): (800) 842-4516
FAX: (860) 721-2056
E-mail: [email protected]
Web site: https://ctstatelibrary.org/lbph/ External

Serves: Connecticut

Delaware

Regional Library

Delaware Division of Libraries
Delaware Library Access Services
121 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd North
Dover, DE, 19901
Librarian: John Phillos
Library Code: DE1A
Telephone: (302) 739-4748
Toll-free (In-state): (800) 282-8676
FAX: (302) 739-6787
E-mail: [email protected]
Web site: https://libraries.delaware.gov/dlas/ External

Serves: Delaware; braille readers receive service from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

District of Columbia

Regional Library

Center for Accessibility
District of Columbia Public Library
901 G Street NW, 205D
Washington, DC, 20001
Librarian: Julia Wolhandler
Library Code: DC1A
Telephone: (202) 727-2142
E-mail: [email protected]
Web site: http://dclibrary.org/services/accessibility External

Serves: District of Columbia

Florida

Regional Library

Florida Bureau of Braille and Talking Book Library Services
421 Platt Street
Daytona Beach, FL, 32114-2803
Librarian: Jim Woolyhand
Library Code: FL1A
Telephone: (386) 239-6000
Toll-free (In-state): (800) 226-6075
FAX: (386) 239-6069
E-mail: [email protected]
Web site: http://dbs.myflorida.com/Library/index.html External

Serves: Florida – entire state, all 67 counties

Subregional Library

Talking Books/Special Needs Library
Jacksonville Public Library
303 North Laura Street
Jacksonville, FL, 32202
Librarian: Chris Eaton, Tricia Larrabee
Library Code: FL1B
Telephone: (904) 630-2665
E-mail: [email protected]
Web site: http://www.jaxpubliclibrary.org/services/talking-books External

Serves: Duval County

Subregional Library

Talking Books Subregional Library
Miami-Dade Public Library System
2455 NW 183rd Street
Miami Gardens, FL, 33056-3641
Librarian: Jennifer Shipley
Library Code: FL1C
Telephone: (305) 751-8687
Toll-free (In-state): (800) 451-9544
FAX: (305) 757-8401
E-mail: [email protected]
Web site: http://www.mdpls.org/services/talking-books.asp External

Serves: Miami-Dade and Monroe counties

Subregional Library

Orange County Library System
Talking Book Section
101 East Central Boulevard
Orlando, FL, 32801
Librarian: Lynette Schimpf
Library Code: FL1D
Telephone: (407) 835-7464
E-mail: [email protected]

Serves: Orange County

Subregional Library

Talking Books
Palm Beach County Library Annex
4289 Cherry Road
West Palm Beach, FL, 33409-9808
Librarian: Sarah Smedley
Library Code: FL1G
Telephone: (561) 649-5486
Toll-free (In-state): (888) 780-5151
E-mail: [email protected]
Web site: http://www.pbclibrary.org/services/talking-books External

Serves: Palm Beach County

Subregional Library

Broward County Talking Book Library
100 South Andrews Avenue
Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 33301-1826
Librarian: William Forbes
Library Code: FL1H
Telephone: (954) 357-7555
FAX: (954) 357-7420
E-mail: [email protected]
Web site: http://www.broward.org/Library/Pages/TalkingBookLibrary.aspx External

Serves: Broward County

Subregional Library

Lee County Talking Books Library
1651 Lee Street
Fort Myers, FL, 33901-2916
Librarian: Karin McLeish-Delgado
Library Code: FL1J
Telephone: (239) 533-4780
Toll-free (In-state): (800) 854-8195
FAX: (239) 485-1175
E-mail: [email protected]
Web site: https://www.leegov.com/library/s_services/Pages/Talking-Books.aspx External

Serves: Lee County

Subregional Library

Brevard County Talking Books Library
Talking Books Library
308 Forrest Avenue
Cocoa, FL, 32922-7781
Librarian: Debra A. Martin
Library Code: FL1K
Telephone: (321) 633-1810
FAX: (321) 633-1838
E-mail: [email protected]
Web site: http://www.brevardcounty.us/publiclibraries External

Serves: Brevard County

Subregional Library

West Florida Public Libraries – Talking Books Library
239 N SPRING ST
PENSACOLA, FL, 32502-4825
Librarian: Chris Hare
Library Code: FL1L
Telephone: (850) 471-6000
E-mail: [email protected]
Web site: http://www.mywfpl.com External

Serves: Escambia County (no longer serving Santa Rosa County)

Subregional Library

Pinellas Public Library Cooperative
1330 Cleveland Street
Clearwater, FL, 33755-5103
Librarian: Meagan Magee
Library Code: FL1M
Telephone: (727) 441-9958
Toll-free (In-state): (866) 619-9568
FAX: (727) 441-8938
E-mail: [email protected]
Web site: http://www.pplc.us/tbl/ External

Serves: Pinellas, Sarasota

Georgia

Regional Library

Georgia Libraries for Accessible Statewide Service (GLASS)
Georgia Public Library Service
2872 Woodcock Blvd. Suite 250
Atlanta, GA 30341
Librarian: Pat Herndon
Library Code: GA1A
Telephone: (404) 657-1452
Toll-free (In-state): (800) 248-6701
E-mail: [email protected]
Web site: http://georgialibraries.org/glass/ External
Serves: Administration and Distribution Center. No public access. See Advisory and Outreach Center for service.

Advisory and Outreach Center

GLASS Atlanta
55 Park Place
Suite 300
Atlanta, GA, 30303
Librarian: Beverly Williams
Library Code: GA1P
Telephone: (404) 657-1452
Toll-free (In-state): (800) 248-6701
E-mail: [email protected]
Web site: https://www.georgialibraries.org/glass/ External

Serves: All of Georgia with Reader Advisory service and remote programming such as book clubs; Utah serves braille readers.

Guam

Subregional Library

Guam Public Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
Nieves M. Flores Memorial Library
254 Martyr Street
Agana, GU, 96910
Librarian: R. Arlene Santos
Library Code: HI1B
Telephone: (671) 475-4753
FAX: (671) 477-9777
E-mail: [email protected]
Web site: http://gpls.guam.gov External

Serves: Guam

Hawaii

Regional Library

Hawaii State Library for the Blind and Print Disabled
402 Kapahulu Avenue
Honolulu, HI, 96815-3848
Librarian: Baron Baroza
Library Code: HI1A
Telephone: (808) 733-8444
Toll-free (In-state): (800) 559-4096
FAX: (808) 733-8449
E-mail: [email protected]
Web site: http://www.librarieshawaii.org/lbph External

Serves: State of Hawaii, Guam, and U.S. Affiliated Pacific Islands

Idaho

Regional Library

Idaho Commission for Libraries Talking Book Service
325 West State Street
Boise, ID, 83702-6072
Librarian: LeAnn Gelskey
Library Code: ID1A
Telephone: (208) 334-2150
Toll-free (In-state): (800) 458-3271
FAX: (208) 334-4016
E-mail: [email protected]
Web site: https://libraries.idaho.gov/tbs External

Serves: Idaho; braille readers receive service from Utah.

Illinois

Regional Library

Illinois State Library Talking Book and Braille Service
300 South Second Street
Springfield, IL, 62701-1796
Librarian: Sharon Ruda
Library Code: IL1A
Telephone: (217) 785-0022
Toll-free (In-state): (800) 426-0709
FAX: (217) 782-6062
E-mail: [email protected]
Web site: http://www.ilbph.org External

Serves: Illinois

Indiana

Regional Library

Indiana State Library
Indiana Talking Book & Braille Library
140 North Senate Avenue
Indianapolis, IN, 46204
Librarian: Maggie Ansty
Library Code: IN1A
Telephone: (317) 232-3684
Toll-free (In-state): (800) 622-4970
FAX: (317) 232-3728
E-mail: [email protected]
Web site: http://www.in.gov/library/tbbl.htm External

Serves: Indiana

Iowa

Regional Library

Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
Iowa Department for the Blind
524 Fourth Street
Des Moines, IA, 50309-2364
Librarian: Sarah Willeford
Library Code: IA1A
Telephone: (515) 281-1323
Toll-free (In-state): (800) 362-2587
FAX: (515) 281-1263
E-mail: [email protected]
Web site: https://blind.iowa.gov/ External

Serves: Iowa

Kansas

Regional Library

Kansas State Library
Kansas Talking Books Regional Library – Box 4055
ESU
1 Kellogg Circle
Emporia, KS, 66801-5415
Librarian: Michael Lang
Library Code: KS1A
Telephone: (620) 341-6280
Toll-free (In-state): (800) 362-0699
E-mail: [email protected]
Web site: http://www.kslib.info/talking External

Serves: Kansas; braille readers receive service from Utah.

Advisory and Outreach Center

NW Kansas Library System
Advisory and Outreach Center
2 Washington Square
Norton, KS, 67654
Librarian: Mary Boller
Library Code: KS1B
Telephone: (785) 877-5148
Toll-free (In-state): (800) 432-2858
E-mail: [email protected]
Web site: https://nwkls.org/talking-books/ External

Serves: Cheyenne, Decatur, Gove, Graham, Logan, Norton, Rawlins, Sheridan, Sherman, Thomas, and Trego counties

Advisory and Outreach Center

Central Kansas Library System
Advisory and Outreach Center
1409 Williams Street
Great Bend, KS, 67530
Librarian: Cathy Rhan
Library Code: KS1C
Telephone: (620) 792-4865
Toll-free (In-state): (800) 362-2642
E-mail: [email protected]
Web site: http://www.ckls.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=63&Itemid=69 External

Serves: Barton, Cloud, Ellis, Ellsworth, Jewell, Lincoln, Mitchell, Osborne, Ottawa, Pawnee, Phillips, Republic, Rooks, Rush, Russell, Salina, and Smith counties

Kentucky

Regional Library

Kentucky Talking Book Library
PO Box 537
Frankfort, KY, 40602-0537
Librarian: Barbara Penegor
Library Code: KY1A
Telephone: (502) 564-5791
Toll-free (In-state): (800) 372-2968
FAX: (502) 564-5773
E-mail: [email protected]
Web site: http://kdla.ky.gov/librarians/talkingbook External

Serves: Kentucky

Louisiana

Regional Library

State Library of Louisiana
Talking Books and Braille Library
701 North Fourth Street
Baton Rouge, LA, 70802-5232
Librarian: Shelia Coleman
Library Code: LA1A
Telephone: (225) 342-0035
Toll-free (In-state): (800) 543-4702
FAX: (225) 342-6817
E-mail: [email protected]
Web site: http://www.state.lib.la.us/ External

Serves: Louisiana; braille readers receive service from Utah.

Maine

Regional Library

Library Services for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
Maine State Library
64 State House Station
Augusta, ME, 04333-0064
Librarian: Chris Boynton
Library Code: ME1A
Telephone: (207) 287-5650
Toll-free (In-state): (800) 762-7106
FAX: (207) 287-5654
E-mail: [email protected]
Web site: http://www.maine.gov/msl/outreach/lbph/ External

Serves: Maine; braille readers receive service from Massachusetts.

Maryland

Regional Library

Maryland State Library for the Blind and Print Disabled
415 Park Avenue
Baltimore, MD, 21201-3603
Librarian: John Owen
Library Code: MD1A
Telephone: (410) 230-2424
Toll-free (In-state): (800) 964-9209
FAX: (410) 333-2095
E-mail: [email protected]
Web site: http://www.lbph.maryland.gov External

Serves: Maryland

Massachusetts

Regional Library

Perkins Library
Perkins School for the Blind
175 North Beacon Street
Watertown, MA, 02472-2790
Librarian: Kim Charlson
Library Code: MA1A
Telephone: (617) 972-7240
Toll-free (In-state): (800) 852-3133
FAX: (617) 972-7363
E-mail: [email protected]
Web site: http://www.perkinslibrary.org External

Serves: Massachusetts

Subregional Library

Worcester Talking Book Library
Worcester Public Library
3 Salem Square
Worcester, MA, 01608-2015
Librarian: Lee Anne Hooley
Library Code: MA1B
Telephone: (508) 799-1730
Toll-free (In-state): (800) 762-0085
FAX: (508) 799-1676
E-mail: [email protected]
Web site: http://talkingbook.mywpl.org External

Serves: Massachusetts

Michigan

Regional Library

Michigan Braille and Talking Book Library
702 West Kalamazoo Street
P.O. Box 30007
Lansing, MI, 48909-7507
Librarian: Juan Ortiz
Library Code: MI1A
Telephone: (517) 284-2880
Toll-free (In-state): (800) 992-9012
FAX: (517) 284-2885
E-mail: [email protected]
Web site: http://www.michigan.gov/btbl External

Serves: Michigan

Advisory and Outreach Center

Washtenaw Library for the Blind & Physically Disabled @ Ann Arbor District Library
343 S. Fifth Ave.
Ann Arbor, MI, 48104
Librarian: Josie Parker
Library Code: MI1B
Telephone: (734) 327-4224
FAX: (734) 327-8307
E-mail: [email protected]
Web site: http://wlbpd.aadl.org External

Serves: Washtenaw County

Advisory and Outreach Center

Great Lakes Talking Books Reader Advisory and Outreach Center
1615 Presque Isle Avenue
Marquette, MI, 49855-2811
Librarian: Shawn Andary
Library Code: MI1D
Telephone: (906) 228-7697
Toll-free (In-state): (800) 562-8985
FAX: (906) 228-5627
E-mail: [email protected]
Web site: http://greatlakestalkingbooks.org/ External

Serves: 15 counties in the Upper Peninsula, Alpena County, Crawford County

Advisory and Outreach Center

Oakland Talking Book Service @ RHPL
500 Olde Towne Road
Rochester, MI, 48307-2043
Librarian: Alice Cruz
Library Code: MI1E
Telephone: (248) 650-5681
Toll-free (In-state): (800) 774-4542
FAX: (248) 650-7121
E-mail: [email protected]
Web site: http://otbs.rhpl.org External

Serves: Oakland County

Advisory and Outreach Center

Genesee District Library Talking Book Center – Advisory and Outreach Center
4195 West Pasadena Avenue
Flint, MI, 48504-2344
Librarian: Jason Bias
Library Code: MI1F
Telephone: (810) 732-1120
Toll-free (In-state): (866) 732-1120
FAX: (810) 732-1161
E-mail: [email protected]
Web site: https://www.thegdl.org/services/talking-book-center External

Serves: Genesee county

Advisory and Outreach Center

Kent District Library Talking Book and Braille Center
Wyoming Branch Library
3350 Michael Avenue SW
Wyoming, MI, 49509
Librarian: Michelle Roossien
Library Code: MI1G
Telephone: (616) 784-2007
Toll-free (In-state): (877) 243-2466
E-mail: [email protected]
Web site: http://www.kdl.org/services/tbbc External

Serves: Ionia, Kent, and Montcalm counties

Advisory and Outreach Center

Traverse Area District Library Advisory and Outreach Center
610 Woodmere Avenue
Traverse City, MI, 49686-3397
Librarian: Polly O’Shea
Library Code: MI1H
Telephone: (231) 932-8558
Toll-free (In-state): (877) 931-8558
E-mail: [email protected]
Web site: http://www.tadl.org/tbl External

Serves: Kent, Montcalm, and Ionia counties

Advisory and Outreach Center

St. Clair County Library
St. Clair County Library for the Assistive Media and Talking Books (LAMTB)
210 McMorran Boulevard
Port Huron, MI, 48060-4014
Librarian: Mary Howard
Library Code: MI1I
Telephone: (810) 987-7323
Toll-free (In-state): (800) 272-8570
FAX: (810) 987-7326
E-mail: [email protected]
Web site: http://www.sccl.lib.mi.us/LBPH.aspx External

Serves: Huron, Sanilac, St. Clair, and Tuscola counties

Advisory and Outreach Center

Muskegon Area District Library for the Visually and Physically Disabled
4845 Airline Road, Ste 5
Muskegon, MI, 49444-4563
Librarian: Sarah Mahoney
Library Code: MI1K
Telephone: (231) 737-6310
Toll-free (In-state): (877) 569-4801
FAX: (231) 737-6307
E-mail: [email protected]
Web site: http://www.madl.org External

Serves: Muskegon and Ottawa counties

Advisory and Outreach Center

Macomb Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped @ CMPL
40900 Romeo Plank Road
Clinton Township, MI, 48038-2955
Librarian: Anne M. Mandel
Library Code: MI1M
Telephone: (586) 286-1580
Toll-free (In-state): (855) 203-5274
FAX: (586) 226-5008
E-mail: [email protected]
Web site: https://cmpl.org/mlbph/ External

Serves: Macomb County

Advisory and Outreach Center

Braille and Talking Books @ Taylor Community Library
12303 Pardee Road
Taylor, MI, 48180
Librarian: Sarah Roe
Library Code: MI1N
Telephone: (734) 287-4840
Toll-free (In-state): (844) 307-1621
E-mail: [email protected]
Web site: http://www.cityoftaylor.com/btb External

Serves: Wayne County except Detroit

Advisory and Outreach Center

Detroit Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
Detroit Public Library
Frederick Douglass Branch for Specialized Services
3666 Grand River Avenue
Detroit, MI, 48208
Librarian: Regina Smith
Library Code: MI1O
Telephone: (313) 481-1702
FAX: (313) 833-4989
E-mail: [email protected]
Web site: http://www.detroitpubliclibrary.org/lbph/LBPH_index.htm External

Serves: Detroit and Highland Park (Wayne County)

Minnesota

Regional Library

Minnesota Braille and Talking Book Library
388 SE 6th Ave
Faribault, MN, 55021-6340
Librarian: Catherine A. Durivage
Library Code: MN1A
Telephone: (507) 333-4828
Toll-free (In-state): (800) 722-0550
FAX: (507) 333-4832
E-mail: [email protected]
Web site: https://education.mn.gov/btbl External

Serves: Minnesota

Mississippi

Regional Library

Talking Book Services
Mississippi Library Commission
3881 Eastwood Drive
Jackson, MS, 39211-6473
Librarian: Mary Rodgers Beal
Library Code: MS1A
Telephone: (601) 432-4151
Toll-free (In-state): (800) 446-0892
FAX: (601) 432-4476
E-mail: [email protected]
Web site: http://mlc.lib.ms.us/tbs/ External

Serves: Mississippi; braille readers receive service from Utah.

Missouri

Regional Library

Wolfner Talking Book and Braille Library
P.O. Box 387
Jefferson City, MO, 65102-0387
Librarian: Leslie Bowman
Library Code: MO1A
Telephone: (573) 751-8720
Toll-free (In-state): (800) 392-2614
FAX: (573) 751-3612
E-mail: [email protected]
Web site: https://www.sos.mo.gov/wolfner/ External

Serves: Missouri

Montana

Regional Library

Montana Talking Book Library
1515 E Sixth Avenue
PO Box 201800
Helena, MT, 59620-1800
Librarian: Marilyn Bennett
Library Code: MT1A
Telephone: (406) 444-2064
Toll-free (In-state): (800) 332-3400
FAX: (406) 444-0266
E-mail: [email protected]
Web site: http://tbl.msl.mt.gov External

Serves: Montana

Nebraska

Regional Library

Nebraska Library Commission
Talking Book and Braille Service
The Atrium
1200 N Street, Suite 120
Lincoln, NE, 68508-2023
Librarian: Gabe Kramer
Library Code: NE1A
Telephone: (402) 471-4038
Toll-free (In-state): (800) 742-7691
FAX: (402) 471-6244
E-mail: [email protected]
Web site: http://nlc.nebraska.gov/tbbs/ External

Serves: Nebraska; braille readers receive service from Utah.

Nevada

Regional Library

Nevada Talking Book Services
Nevada State Library, Archives and Public Records
100 North Stewart Street
Carson City, NV, 89701-4285
Librarian: Hope Williams
Library Code: NV1A
Telephone: (775) 684-3354
Toll-free (In-state): (800) 922-9334
FAX: (775) 684-3355
E-mail: [email protected]
Web site: https://nsla.nv.gov/ntbs1 External

Serves: Nevada

New Hampshire

Regional Library

New Hampshire State Library
Talking Book Services
117 Pleasant Street
Concord, NH, 03301-3852
Librarian: Marilyn Stevenson
Library Code: NH1A
Telephone: (603) 271-3429
Toll-free (In-state): (800) 491-4200
FAX: (603) 271-8370
E-mail: [email protected]
Web site: http://www.nh.gov/nhsl/talking_books/ External

Serves: New Hampshire; braille readers receive service from Massachusetts.

New Jersey

Regional Library

New Jersey State Library Talking Book and Braille Center
2300 Stuyvesant Avenue
Trenton, NJ, 08618-3226
Librarian: Adam Szczepaniak, Jr.
Library Code: NJ1A
Telephone: (609) 406-7179
Toll-free (In-state): (800) 792-8322
FAX: (609) 406-7181
E-mail: [email protected]
Web site: http://www.njstatelib.org/talking-book-braille-center/ External

Serves: Staff working remotely. No physical delivery. Providing Reader Advisors are returning telephone messages and emails. Approving NJ BARD applications remotely. Providing assistance to patrons who wish to start accessing BARD.

New Mexico

Regional Library

New Mexico Library for the Blind and Print Disabled
New Mexico State Library
1209 Camino Carlos Rey
Santa Fe, NM, 87507-5166
Librarian: John Mugford
Library Code: NM1A
Telephone: (505) 476-9770
Toll-free (In-state): (800) 456-5515
FAX: (505) 476-9776
E-mail: [email protected]
Web site: http://www.nmstatelibrary.org/direct-and-rural-services/lbph External

Serves: New Mexico; braille readers receive service from Utah.

New York

Regional Library

The New York Public Library
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library
40 West 20th Street
New York, NY, 10011-4211
Librarian: Jill Rothstein
Library Code: NY1A
Telephone: (212) 206-5400
Toll-free (In-state): (855) 697-6975
FAX: (212) 206-5418
E-mail: [email protected]
Web site: http://www.nypl.org/locations/heiskell External

Serves: New York, Brooklyn (Kings County), Queens, Bronx, Staten Island (Richmond County), Nassau, Suffolk

Regional Library

New York State Talking Book and Braille Library
Cultural Education Center
Albany, NY, 12231
Librarian: Shawn Lemieux
Library Code: NY2A
Telephone: (518) 474-5935
Toll-free (In-state): (800) 342-3688
FAX: (518) 474-7041
E-mail: [email protected]
Web site: http://www.nysl.nysed.gov/tbbl/ External

Serves: New York State except New York City and Long Island

Advisory and Outreach Center

Long Island Talking Book Advisory and Outreach Center
Outreach Services
Suffolk Cooperative Library System
627 North Sunrise Service Road
Bellport, NY, 11713
Librarian: Valerie Lewis
Library Code: NY1B
Telephone: (631) 286-1600
FAX: (631) 286-1647
E-mail: [email protected]

Serves: Nassau and Suffolk counties

North Carolina

Regional Library

North Carolina Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
State Library of North Carolina
Department of Natural and Cultural Resources
1841 Capital Boulevard
Raleigh, NC, 27604-2188
Librarian: Carl R. Keehn
Library Code: NC1A
Telephone: (919) 733-4376
Toll-free (In-state): (888) 388-2460
FAX: (919) 733-6910
E-mail: [email protected]
Web site: http://statelibrary.ncdcr.gov/lbph/ External

Serves: North Carolina

North Dakota

Regional Library

North Dakota State Library
Talking Book Services
604 East Boulevard Avenue
Department 250
Bismarck, ND, 58505-0800
Librarian: Susan B. Hammer-Schneider
Library Code: ND1A
Telephone: (701) 328-1408
Toll-free (In-state): (800) 843-9948
FAX: (701) 328-2040
E-mail: [email protected]
Web site: http://library.nd.gov/talkingbooks.html External

Serves: North Dakota; braille readers receive service from Utah.

Ohio

Regional Library

Ohio Library for the Blind and Physically Disabled
Cleveland Public Library
17121 Lake Shore Boulevard
Cleveland, OH, 44110-4006
Librarian: Will Reed
Library Code: OH1A
Telephone: (216) 623-2911
Toll-free (In-state): (800) 362-1262
FAX: (216) 623-7036
E-mail: [email protected]
Web site: https://cpl.org/aboutthelibrary/ohio-library-for-the-blind-physically-disabled/ External

Serves: Ohio

Oklahoma

Regional Library

Oklahoma Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
300 Northeast 18th Street
Oklahoma City, OK, 73105-3212
Librarian: Kevin Treese
Library Code: OK1A
Telephone: (405) 521-3514
Toll-free (In-state): (800) 523-0288
FAX: (405) 521-4582
E-mail: [email protected]
Web site: http://www.olbph.org/ External

Serves: Oklahoma; braille readers receive service from Utah.

Oregon

Regional Library

Oregon Talking Book and Braille Library
State Library of Oregon
250 Winter Street NE
Salem, OR, 97301-3950
Librarian: Elke Bruton
Library Code: OR1A
Telephone: (503) 378-5389
Toll-free (In-state): (800) 452-0292
FAX: (503) 373-7439
E-mail: [email protected]
Web site: http://ORTalkingbooks.org External

Serves: Oregon; braille readers receive service from Utah.

Pennsylvania

Regional Library

Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
Free Library of Philadelphia
1500 Spring Garden St., Suite 230
Philadelphia, PA, 19130-4067
Librarian: Keri E. Wilkins
Library Code: PA1A
Telephone: (215) 683-3213
Toll-free (In-state): (800) 222-1754
FAX: (215) 683-3211
E-mail: [email protected]
Web site: freelibrary.org/lbph External

Serves: Pennsylvania; braille readers in Delaware, all of Pennsylvania, and West Virginia.

Regional Library

Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh
Leonard C. Staisey Building
4724 Baum Boulevard
Pittsburgh, PA, 15213-1389
Librarian: Mark Lee
Library Code: PA2A
Telephone: (412) 687-2440
Toll-free (In-state): (800) 242-0586
FAX: (412) 687-2442
E-mail: [email protected]
Web site: http://www.carnegielibrary.org/lbph External

Serves: Entire state of Pennsylvania for audio, Braille & Tactile Early Literacy Kits, Large print, Audio-described DVDS’s & Playaways

Puerto Rico

Regional Library

El Servicio Nacional de Bibliotecas para Ciegos
Imprentaq del Departamento de Educacion
705 Calle Hoare
Parada 14
San Juan, PR, 00907
Librarian: Evelyn Torres
Library Code: PR1A
Telephone: (787) 723-2519
Toll-free (In-state): (800) 981-8008
FAX: (787) 721-8177
E-mail: [email protected]

Serves: Puerto Rico

Rhode Island

Regional Library

Talking Books Library
Office of Library and Information Services
One Capitol Hill
Providence, RI, 02908-5803
Librarian: Alicia Waters
Library Code: RI1A
Telephone: (401) 574-9310
FAX: (401) 574-9320
E-mail: [email protected]
Web site: http://www.olis.ri.gov/tbl External

Serves: Rhode Island; Braille Readers served by MA1A (Perkins Braille and Talking Book Library).

South Carolina

Regional Library

SC State Library/Talking Book Services
1500 Senate St.
Columbia, SC, 29201-3815
Librarian: Kristin White
Library Code: SC1A
Telephone: (803) 734-4611
Toll-free (In-state): (800) 922-7818
FAX: (803) 734-4610
E-mail: [email protected]
Web site: http://sctalkingbook.org External

Serves: South Carolina; braille readers receive service from Utah.

South Dakota

Regional Library

South Dakota Braille and Talking Book Library
Mercedes Mackay Building
800 Governors Drive
Pierre, SD, 57501-2235
Librarian: Steven Buras
Library Code: SD1A
Telephone: (605) 773-3131
Toll-free (In-state): (800) 423-6665
FAX: (605) 773-6962
E-mail: [email protected]
Web site: http://library.sd.gov/BTB External

Serves: South Dakota; braille readers receive service from Utah.

Tennessee

Regional Library

Tennessee Library for Accessible Books and Media
Tennessee State Library and Archives
403 Seventh Avenue North
Nashville, TN, 37243-1409
Librarian: Maria Sochor
Library Code: TN1A
Telephone: (615) 741-3915
Toll-free (In-state): (800) 342-3308
FAX: (615) 532-8856
E-mail: [email protected]
Web site: http://sos.tn.gov/tsla/labm External

Serves: Tennessee

Texas

Regional Library

Texas State Library and Archives Commission
Talking Book Program
P.O. Box 12927
1201 Brazos St.
Austin, TX, 78711-2927
Librarian: Sarah Jacobson
Library Code: TX1A
Telephone: (512) 463-5458
Toll-free (In-state): (800) 252-9605
FAX: (512) 936-0685
E-mail: [email protected]
Web site: http://www.texastalkingbooks.org External

Serves: Texas

Utah

Regional Library

Utah State Library Division
250 North 1950 West Suite A
Salt Lake City, UT, 84116-7901
Librarian: Lisa Nelson
Library Code: UT1A
Telephone: (801) 715-6789
Toll-free (In-state): (800) 662-5540
E-mail: [email protected]
Web site: http://blindlibrary.utah.gov/ External

Serves: Utah, Alaska, Wyoming; braille readers in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Connecticut, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Carolina, South Dakota, and Wisconsin

Vermont

Regional Library

ABLE Library
Vermont Department of Libraries
60 Washington Street
Suite 2
Barre, VT, 05641
Librarian: Vincent M. Livoti
Library Code: VT1A
Telephone: (802) 636-0020
Toll-free (In-state): (800) 479-1711
E-mail: [email protected]
Web site: http://libraries.vermont.gov/able_library External

Serves: Vermont; braille readers receive service from Massachusetts.

Virgin Islands

Regional Library

Virgin Islands Library for the Visually and Physically Handicapped
3012 Golden Rock
Christiansted, VI, 00820
Librarian: John Clexton
Library Code: VI1A
Telephone: (340) 718-2250
FAX: (340) 718-3545
E-mail: [email protected]
Web site: http://www.virginislandspubliclibraries.org/usvi/libraryregional.asp External

Serves: U.S. Virgin Islands

Virginia

Regional Library

Virginia Library and Resource Center
Virginia Department for the Blind and Vision Impaired
395 Azalea Avenue
Richmond, VA, 23227-3633
Librarian: Donna Cox
Library Code: VA1A
Telephone: (804) 371-3661
Toll-free (In-state): (800) 552-7015
FAX: (804) 371-3328
E-mail: [email protected]
Web site: http://www.vdbvi.org/library_resourcecenter.htm External

Serves: Virginia

Subregional Library

Alexandria Library-Beatley Central
Talking Book Service
5005 Duke Street
Alexandria, VA, 22304-2903
Librarian: Kym Robertson
Library Code: VA1B
Telephone: (703) 746-1760
FAX: (703) 746-1738
E-mail: [email protected]
Web site: https://alexlibraryva.org/talking-book External

Serves: City of Alexandria

Subregional Library

Arlington Public Library
Talking Book Service
Central Library
1015 N. Quincy Street
Arlington, VA, 22201-4603
Librarian: Jennifer Lewis
Library Code: VA1C
Telephone: (703) 228-6333
FAX: (703) 228-5962
E-mail: [email protected]
Web site: https://library.arlingtonva.us/services/accessibility-services/talking-books-by-mail/ External
: 10:00-4:00; Saturday: By Appointment–>
Serves: Arlington County

Subregional Library

Access Services
Fairfax County Public Library
12000 Government Center Parkway
Suite 123
Fairfax, VA, 22035-0012
Librarian: Rose Asuquo
Library Code: VA1E
Telephone: (703) 324-8380
FAX: (703) 653-9515
E-mail: [email protected]
Web site: https://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/library/branches/access-services External

Serves: Fairfax County; cities of Fairfax and Falls Church

Subregional Library

Roanoke Public Library
Talking Book Service
706 S Jefferson St
Roanoke, VA, 24016-5104
Librarian: Gary Rushbrooke
Library Code: VA1H
Telephone: (540) 853-5689
FAX: (540) 853-5861
E-mail: [email protected]
Web site: https://www.roanokeva.gov/1162/Talking-Book-Service External

Serves: Alleghany, Botetourt, Craig, and Roanoke counties; cities of Clifton Forge, Covington, Roanoke, and Salem

Subregional Library

Bayside and Special Services Library, Department of Public Libraries
936 Independence Boulevard
Virginia Beach, VA, 23455
Librarian: Susan Paddock
Library Code: VA1I
Telephone: (757) 385-2684
FAX: (757) 464-6741
E-mail: [email protected]
Web site: http://www.vbgov.com/accessiblelibrary External

Serves: Virginia Beach

Subregional Library

Talking Book Center
Staunton Public Library
1 Churchville Avenue
Staunton, VA, 24401
Librarian: Ilia Desjardins
Library Code: VA1J
Telephone: (540) 885-6215
Toll-free (In-state): (800) 995-6215
FAX: (540) 332-3906
E-mail: [email protected]
Web site: http://www.talkingbookcenter.org External

Serves: Augusta, Bath, Highland, and Rockbridge counties; cities of Buena Vista, Lexington, Staunton, and Waynesboro

Subregional Library

Fredericksburg Area Subregional Library
Central Rappahannock Regional Library
125 Olde Greenwich Dr.
Suite 155
Fredericksburg, VA, 22408
Librarian: Babak Zarin
Library Code: VA1L
Telephone: (540) 372-1144
Toll-free (In-state): (800) 628-4807
FAX: (540) 834-0767
E-mail: [email protected]
Web site: http://www.librarypoint.org/talking-books External

Serves: Fredericksburg, Prince William, Spotsylvania, Stafford, King George, Caroline, Westmoreland, Orange, Fauquier, and Culpeper counties

Washington

Regional Library

Washington Talking Book & Braille Library
2021 Ninth Avenue
Seattle, WA, 98121-2783
Librarian: Danielle H. Miller
Library Code: WA1A
Telephone: (206) 615-0400
Toll-free (In-state): (800) 542-0866
FAX: (206) 615-0437
E-mail: [email protected]
Web site: http://www.wtbbl.org External

Serves: Washington

West Virginia

Regional Library

West Virginia Library Commission Special Services
Blind and Print Disabled
Cultural Center
1900 Kanawha Boulevard East
Charleston, WV, 25305-0620
Librarian: Donna B. Calvert
Library Code: WV1A
Telephone: (304) 558-4061
Toll-free (In-state): (800) 642-8674
FAX: (304) 558-6016
E-mail: [email protected]
Web site: https://librarycommission.wv.gov/special-services/Pages/default.aspx External

Serves: West Virginia; braille readers receive service from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Subregional Library

Talking Books: Services for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
Cabell County Public Library
455 Ninth Street Plaza
Huntington, WV, 25701
Librarian: Kate Philp
Library Code: WV1C
Telephone: (304) 528-5700
FAX: (304) 528-5866
E-mail: [email protected]
Web site: https://cabe.ent.sirsi.net/client/en_US/cabell/?rm=BLIND+AND+HAND0%7C%7C%7C1%7C%7C%7C0%7C%7C%7Ctrue&dt=list External

Serves: Cabell, Mason, Mingo, Putnam, and Wayne counties

Subregional Library

Services for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
Parkersburg and Wood County Public Library
3100 Emerson Avenue
Parkersburg, WV, 26104-2414
Librarian: Stacey Varner
Library Code: WV1E
Telephone: (304) 420-4587
FAX: (304) 420-4589
E-mail: [email protected]
Web site: parkwoodlib.com External

Serves: Calhoun, Jackson, Pleasants, Ritchie, Roane, Tyler, Wirt, Wood

Subregional Library

West Virginia School for the Blind
Library
301 East Main Street
Romney, WV, 26757
Librarian: Danielle Emerick-Engle
Library Code: WV1F
Telephone: (304) 822-4894
FAX: (304) 822-4896
E-mail: [email protected]

Serves: Berkeley, Grant, Hampshire, Hardy, Jefferson, Mineral, Morgan, and Pendleton counties

Wisconsin

Regional Library

Wisconsin Talking Book and Braille Library
813 West Wells Street
Milwaukee, WI, 53233-1436
Librarian: Zarina Mohd Shah
Library Code: WI1A
Telephone: (414) 286-3045
Toll-free (In-state): (800) 242-8822
FAX: (414) 286-3102
E-mail: [email protected]
Web site: http://dpi.wi.gov/talkingbooks External

Serves: Wisconsin; braille readers receive service from Utah.

Wyoming

Regional Library

Wyoming Department of Education
Vision Outreach Services
539 South Payne
Casper, WY, 82609
Librarian: Brenda Ariosto
Library Code: WY1A
Telephone: (307) 265-8818
FAX: (307) 577-6785
E-mail: [email protected]

Serves: The Wyoming Department of Education, Vision Outreach Services processes applications and machine lending services for Wyoming patrons – Please call 1-307-265-8818. The Utah State Library Program for the Blind and Disabled provides library materials and BARD assistance to Wyoming patrons – please call 1-800-662-5540.