Library services to the blind and physically handicapped



Publisher: Scarecrow Press in Metuchen, N.J

Written in English
Published: Pages: 285 Downloads: 645
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Subjects:

  • Libraries and people with disabilities.,
  • People with disabilities -- Services for.,
  • Libraries and the blind.,
  • Blind -- Services for.

Edition Notes

Statementedited by Maryalls G. Strom.
ContributionsStrom, Maryalls G., 1946-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsZ711.92.P5 L53
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 285 p. ;
Number of Pages285
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4554956M
ISBN 100810810689
LC Control Number77024686
OCLC/WorldCa3186430

Wolfner Services. Wolfner Library is a free library service for Missourians who are unable to use standard print materials due to a visual or physical disability. Materials are mailed to and from library patrons at their homes, postage paid. There is no charge, whatsoever, to the patron. Currently, o Missourians actively use Wolfner. Iowa Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped Fourth Street Des Moines, IA Phone: Toll-free number , option 3 FAX: E-mail: [email protected] The Library is located on the fourth floor of the Iowa Department for the Blind and is open AM to PM, Monday through Friday. You can also call () to make book requests and get answers any questions you might have about what we offer. Visiting the Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped The Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped is located north of downtown Raleigh and is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday to Friday. The Oklahoma Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped is the source for talking books for those who are unable to read the written word due to visual impairments or physical disabilities. We mail thousands of free recorded books and the equipment needed to play them to patrons all across the state.

Qualified residents interested in receiving a currency reader through the U.S. Currency Reader Program can submit an application through the Alabama Regional Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (BPH). Call for assistance. DOWNLOAD ALABAMA. While the Cincinnati Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped services have merged with the Cleveland Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped at one central location in Cleveland, Ohio, users will continue to receive service and can contact the Ohio Library for the Blind and Physically Disabled at Volunteer opportunities-- Please contact the Talking Book Library at or email Talking Books. Arizona Friends of Talking Books; Take a tour (select ATBL Outreach from the category dropdown) Request a group/organization presentation A Regional Library of the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, Library. The National Library Service for the Blind and Print Disabled (NLS) is a free library program of braille and audio materials such as books and magazines circulated to eligible borrowers in the United States and American citizens living abroad by postage-free mail and online download. The program is sponsored by the Library of may be eligible if they are blind, have a visual.

Oklahoma Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped NE 18th Street, Oklahoma City, OK () Voice () Toll Free Voice () TTY/TTD () Fax. [email protected] Accessibility and Notice Under the Americans with Disabilities Act. We provide library service for individuals unable to use standard print materials. If standard print has become difficult for you, a friend, or a family member, please fill out a certified application or call for more information. The greater facility at this location also houses Technical Services, the Ohio Library for the Blind and Physically Disabled, and off-site book storage. Memorial-Nottingham is one of four Cleveland Public Library branches to offer a book cart sale. The book cart is a permanent fixture that offers books and DVDs for sale at prices set by Friends. Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped Talking Book Center Spring Garden Street Suite Philadelphia, PA ; Central Library Central Senior Services Vine Street Philadelphia, PA TALK FLP () Andorra Branch Cathedral Road Philadelphia, PA ; Independence Branch

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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. Through a national network of cooperating libraries, NLS circulates books and magazines in braille or audio formats, delivered by postage-free mail or instantly.

The Connecticut Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped is a network library of the Library of Congress’ National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped. We lend books and magazines in recorded formats along with the necessary playback equipment, and materials in braille, FOR FREE, to any Connecticut adult or child.

DLAS is the Delaware regional branch of the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NLS) of the Library of Congress. As such DLAS has access to over 2, new titles recorded by the NLS each year.

Currently the library has o volumes, which comprise more t different titles. The Detroit Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (LBPH) is located at the Douglass Branch.

It offers services, materials, and events to anyone with a visual or physical handicap, or a reading disability. The library lends talking books and players to. Therefore, effective immediately, and until further notice, the Maryland State Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped will be closed.

The Maryland State Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped will continue to provide services through direct mail and via the library’s Braille and Audio Reading Download Service (BARD). The Alabama Regional Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (BPH)—with assistance from two subregional libraries in Huntsville and Talladega—serves more than 6, residents throughout Alabama providing music appreciation materials, magazines and books in Braille, audio and downloadable formats.

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh’s Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (LBPH) is a network library of the Library of Congress National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped. The staff of LBPH can answer reference questions about anything from the weather to accessible technology.

Staff is also available to discuss the latest bestsellers [ ]. National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped Downloadable Books and Magazines. BARD: Braille and Audio Reading Download Potential users. Access to the BARD web site is restricted to eligible readers.

You will need a login ID The National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped home page. National Library Service for the Blind and Print Disabled Downloadable Books and Magazines BARD: Braille and Audio Reading Download. By accessing and using the Library's computer system, users are consenting to monitoring of their activities and communications on the system.

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 Library services to the blind and physically handicapped book or physical disability.

The library is located in Raleigh, but mails materials throughout the state. The NCLBPH is a state agency operated by the State Library of North. Utah State Library Program for the Blind and Disabled North West, Suite A: Salt Lake City, UT The NC 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.

The library is located in Raleigh, but mails materials throughout the state. A free library program of overrecorded, large print, and braille materials available to residents of Tennessee who are not able to use standard print materials due to a visual or physical disability.

The Tennessee Library for Accessible Books and Media (TLABM) partners with the National Library Service at the Library of Congress (NLS. 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.

Patrons may borrow braille books, digital audio books, large print books, audio magazines, and special playback equipment from the library; materials will be. Program National Library Service for the Blind and Print Disabled.

That All May Read. 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.

Apply for the Service. Welcome. The Free Library of Philadelphia's Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (LBPH), as part of the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, Library of Congress (NLS) serves Pennsylvania residents who have difficulty reading due to a physical impairment, a reading disability, or a vision view the Eligibility page for more details.

Macomb Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (MLBPH) serves all residents of Macomb County, who qualify, by providing audio books and players, large print books, equipment that enlarges text, equipment for printing Braille materials, and more.

All services are free. Materials are mailed postage free to and from the reader. For more information, see. The Iowa Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped provides books and other materials in alternative formats to Iowa residents who are unable to read standard print materials.

Thousands of books are available in a variety of formats: Braille, large print, digital audio recordings, print/Braille, descriptive video, and electronic text. Update - The Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped has been renamed the ABLE Library, an acronym that stands for our primary services - Audio, Braille, Large-print, and Ebooks.

We'll still be offering the same resources to our patrons, but under a more descriptive and contemporary name. Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped State Library of North Carolina Address, Hours and Contact Information.

Website Feedback Form. The State Library of North Carolina is a Division of the North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources. Carnegie Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped Baum Blvd, Pittsburgh, PA Fax: Email: [email protected]; That’s it.

Your LBPH library services will start as soon as your application is processed, usually within two business days. You can tailor the services to your needs at any time. In partnership with the State Library of Ohio Talking Book Program, OLBPD serves as the Regional Library for the National Library Service (NLS) for the Blind and Print Disabled of the Library of Congress, and administers a free library program of braille and audio materials circulated to eligible borrowers in the State of Ohio by postage-free.

Regional Library. Staff. Coleman Coleman,Regional Librarian/Coordinator of Special Services,[email protected] Services Offered. Library Services ; Provides talking books, talking book machines, large-print books, audiocassettes, and braille books for blind and physically handicapped persons.

Services for Seniors. The Oklahoma Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped provides free services to Oklahomans who are blind or visually impaired and those with reading disabilities or physical limitations that make it difficult to use standard print.

Thousands of books, textbooks and periodicals in recorded and braille formats, and playback equipment are. Library for the Blind & Print Disabled (LBPD) Details Last Updated on 27 July We serve those with Visual Impairments, Physical Disabilities preventing use of print books, and Reading Disabilities resulting from organic dysfuntion.

See our Eligibility Requirements. As part of the National Library Services for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NLS), Library of Congress, the Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped loans recorded materials and Braille materials to state residents who are unable to read or use standard print due to impairment, visual or physical, or reading disability.

The Library provides direct library services to more than. Talking Books Plus/Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped. Featured Article. (LSTA) through the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).

physically handicapped or reading disabled as certified by a proper authority. Library services for those with visual impairments and disabilities. Every community in Pennsylvania has people with visual impairments or physical limitations that may prevent them from holding a book or turning pages.

These individuals may have trouble using your library; or they may be limited in what they are able to use at your library. The LBPH serves those with Visual Impairments, Physical Disabilities preventing use of print books, and Reading Disabilities resulting from organic dysfunction.

The National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NLS) was established by an act of Congress inand placed under the jurisdiction of the Library of Congress.

About. Welcome to the Hawaii State Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (LBPH). Designed by architect George W.

McLaughlin, the library opened in its present location in LBPH provides books and magazines in audio and braille for patrons who are certified as having a visual impairment or other physical limitation that prevents them from reading standard printed material.

Library for the Blind & Print Disabled (LBPD) Details Last Updated on 27 July We serve those with Visual Impairments, Physical Disabilities preventing use of print books, and Reading Disabilities resulting from organic dysfuntion.

See our Eligibility Requirements.Through the Georgia Libraries for Accessible Statewide Services (GLASS), Georgia Public Library Service provides library services for individuals who are blind and to those whose physical abilities require the use of books and magazines in audio format or in braille.NLS Talking (Audio) and Braille Books.

Talking (audio) and braille books by mail, downloadable books and magazines via desktop or mobile app, descriptive videos, and audio playback equipment are available for loan — free of charge — to Californians unable to read conventional print due to a visual or physical disability.