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National Library Service Offers Free Braille and Talking Book Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped

Posted on 04/20/2018

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 External link opens in new window or tab, NLS offers books in braille or audio that are mailed for free or instantly downloadable.

NLS works to ensure that all may read by providing eligible patrons External link opens in new window or tab access to reading material regardless of age, economic circumstances, or technical expertise. Share the gift of reading, and spread the word about NLS so that all may read.

For more information or to apply for this service, please visit: https://www.loc.gov/programs/national-library-service-for-the-blind-and-physically-handicapped/about-this-service/information-request/ External link opens in new window or tab

Source: https://www.loc.gov/ External link opens in new window or tab

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