Library Services

AUDIO AND BRAILLE BOOKS COLLECTION

 
Data Provided By
2-1-1 Northeast Region 2-1-1 Northeast Region
General Information
Description of ServiceProvides a large free lending library of a variety of books in braille and other audio formats. Also offers free loan of playback equipment to eligible borrowers. Some materials in Spanish, French, German, and other languages. Digital audio books can be downloaded by registered borrowers with appropriate electronic devices.
LocationAlbany
Geographical AreaNew York State (Albany, Clinton, Columbia, Dutchess, Essex, Franklin, Fulton, Greene, Hamilton, Montgomery, Orange, Putnam, Rensselaer, Rockland, Saratoga, Schenectady, Schoharie, Sullivan, Ulster, Warren, Washington, and Westchester)
Public TransportationCall or check website for details
Facility/ADA AccessNot applicable
Intake ProcedureCall 800-342-3688 or Check website: www.nysl.nysed.gov/tbbl
Intake RequirementsRegistration required
 
Client Information
Languages SpokenEnglish
EligibilityNew York state residents with visual, physical or reading disabilities
 
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesNone/Not Applicable
 
Availability
Hours of Operation Mon-Fri, 9:00 am-4:30 pm
Specific Hours: Mon-Fri, 9:00 am-4:30 pm
 
Contact Information
 
Physical Site Address 1 Cultural Education Center
Physical Site City, State, Zip Albany, NY 12230
Main Phone 518-474-5935
Other Phone 800-342-3688
Fax 518-474-7041
Service Location Email tbbl@mail.nysed.gov
Web Address www.nysl.nysed.gov/tbbl
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: NEW YORK STATE TALKING BOOK AND BRAILLE LIBRARY (TBBL)
Affiliated Program: AUDIO AND BRAILLE BOOKS COLLECTION
This Service: Library Services
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Book Downloads (TJ-4500.0750)
Braille Materials/Collections (TJ-4500.8300-100)
Recordings for the Blind and Dyslexic (TJ-4500.4500-750)
Visual/Reading Aids (LH-0600.9000)