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Library services for the blind and physically handicapped

University of Pennsylvania. Fels Institute of Local and State Government. Government Studies Center.

Library services for the blind and physically handicapped

a comprehensive program for Pennsylvania.

by University of Pennsylvania. Fels Institute of Local and State Government. Government Studies Center.

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Published in [Philadelphia?] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Libraries and the physically handicapped -- Pennsylvania.,
  • Libraries and the blind.

  • Edition Notes

    Prepared for Pennsylvania State Library.

    ContributionsPennsylvania State Library.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ711.92.P5 P4
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 56, 34 p. :
    Number of Pages56
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20097568M

    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. Fortunately, the National Library Service (NLS) at the Library of Congress offers a free braille and talking book library service for people with temporary or permanent low vision, blindness, or a physical limitation that prevents them from reading or holding the printed page. Through a national network of cooperating libraries, NLS circulates.

    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 in , and placed under the jurisdiction of the Library of Congress. 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.   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.


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Library services for the blind and physically handicapped by University of Pennsylvania. Fels Institute of Local and State Government. Government Studies Center. Download PDF EPUB FB2

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.

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. 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. 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 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 visual 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. 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. 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.

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. 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. 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. 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.

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.

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.

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. 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 .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.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.