Talking Book and Braille Library Welcomes Hoosiers with Vision Impairment

Talking Book Player
Talking Book Player

The Talking Book and Braille Library (TBBL) is one of 57 regional libraries that provides FREE alternative reading sources for people with low vision.

The TBBL is a part of the Library of Congress’ National Library Services for the Blind and Physically Handicapped.  They offer large print, braille books, and books on tape to Indiana residents who have difficulty reading standard print.  You can even borrow digital talking book players.

TBBL also has a children’s summer reading program, a reference collection on disabilities and services, and publishes a seasonal newsletter that is distributed to over 8,00o agencies and individuals in Indiana.

  • Read about eligibility requirements here.
  • Do a basic search through the catalog here.
  • Read the TBBL newsletter, Indiana Insights, here.
  • Check out what types of materials you can borrow, including a list of magazines available, here.
  • Get your application here.