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Alabama

Alabama Regional Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
6030 Monticello Drive
Montgomery, Alabama 36130
Phone: (334) 213-3921 and (334) 213-3906
Toll Free: (800) 392-5671

Alaska

Alaska State Library
Talking Book Center
344 West 3rd Avenue, Suite 125
Anchorage, Alaska 99501
Phone: (907) 269-6575

Arizona

Arizona State Braille and Talking Book Library
1030 North 32nd Street
Phoenix, Arizona 85008
Phone: (602) 255-5578
Toll Free: (800) 255-5578

Arkansas

Arkansas Regional Library for the Blind
Arkansas State Library
900 West Capitol Avenue, Suite 100
Little Rock, Arkansas 72201-1081
Toll free: (866) 660-0885

California

Northern
California State Library
Braille and Talking Book Services
900 N Street
Sacramento, California 95814-4800
Phone: (916) 654-0261

Southern
Braille Institute Library Services
741 North Vermont Avenue
Los Angeles, California 90029
Phone: (323) 660-3880 and (323) 663-1111, ext. 1500
Toll Free: (800) 808-2555

Colorado

Colorado Talking Book Library
180 Sheridan Boulevard
Denver, Colorado 80226
Phone: (303) 727-9277
Toll Free: (800) 685-2136

Connecticut

Connecticut State Library
Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
198 West Street
Rocky Hill, Connecticut 06067
Phone: (860) 566-2151
Toll Free: (800) 842-4516

Delaware

Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
Delaware Division of Libraries
43 South DuPont Highway
Dover, Delaware 19901
Phone: (302) 739-4748
Toll Free: (800) 282-8676

District of Columbia

DC Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
901 G Street NW, Room 215
Washington, D.C. 20001
Phone: (202) 727-2142

National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
Library of Congress
1291 Taylor Street NW
Washington, D.C. 20011
Phone: (202) 707-5100
Toll Free: (800) 424-8567

Florida

Bureau of Braille and Talking Book Services
420 Platt Street
Daytona Beach, Florida 32114
Phone: (904) 239-6000, ext. 6060
Toll Free: (800) 226-6075, ext. 6060

Georgia

GLASS (Georgia Library for Accessible Services)
Distribution Center
1800 Century Place, NE, Suite 150
Atlanta, Georgia 30345
Phone: (404) 235-7155 or (678) 364-3721

Guam

Guam Public Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
254 Martyr Street
Agana, Guam 96910
Phone: (671) 475-4753

Hawaii

Hawaii Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
402 Kapahulu Avenue
Honolulu, Hawaii 96815
Phone: (808) 733-8444

Idaho

Idaho State Library
Services for Blind and Physically Handicapped
325 West State Street
Boise, Idaho 83702
Phone: (208) 334-2117
Toll Free: (800) 233-4931

Illinois

Illinois Regional Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
300 South Second Street
Springfield, Illinois 62701-1796
Phone: (217) 782-9435
Toll Free: (800) 665-5576, ext. 5

Indiana

Indiana State Library
Special Services Division
140 North State Avenue
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204
Phone: (317) 232-3684
Toll Free: (800) 622-4970

Iowa

Iowa Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
Iowa Department for the Blind
524 4th Street
Des Moines, Iowa 50309-2364
Phone: (515) 281-1333
Toll Free: (800) 362-2587

Kansas

Kansas Talking Book Services
Kansas State Library
Emporia State University
Memorial Union
1200 Commercial
Emporia, Kansas 66801
Phone: (316) 343-7124
Toll Free: (800) 362-0699

Kentucky

Kentucky Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
300 Coffee Tree Road
P.O. Box 818
Frankfort, Kentucky 40602
Phone: (502) 564-8300, ext. 276
Toll Free: (800) 372-2968

Louisiana

State Library of Louisiana
Section for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
701 North Fourth Street
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70802-5232
Phone: (225) 342-4942 and (225) 342-4944

Maine

Maine State Library
Library Services for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
State House Station, Number 64
Augusta, Maine 04333
Phone: (207) 289-5650 or (207) 947-8336
Toll Free: (800) 452-8793

Maryland

Maryland State Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
415 Park Avenue
Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Phone: (410) 230-2424
Toll Free: (800) 964-9201

Massachusetts

Massachusetts Braille and Talking Book Library
Perkins School for the Blind
175 North Beacon Street
Watertown, Massachusetts 02172
Phone: (617) 972-7690
Toll Free: (800) 852-3133

Michigan

Except Wayne County
Library of Michigan
Services for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
Box 30007
Lansing, Michigan 48909
Phone: (517) 373-5614

Wayne County only
Wayne County Regional Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
30555 Michigan Avenue
Westland, MI 48186
Phone: (734) 727-7300 or (888) 968-2737
Web site: http://wayneregional.lib.mi.us/
Email: wcrlbph@wayneregional.lib.mi.us

Minnesota

Minnesota Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
Highway 298
P. O. Box 68
Faribault, Minnesota 55021
Phone: (507) 333-4828
Toll Free: (800) 722-0550

Mississippi

Mississippi Library Commission
Blind and Physically Handicapped Library Services
1221 Ellis Avenue
Jackson, Mississippi 39209
Phone: (601) 961-4111
Toll Free: (800) 446-0892
Email: lbph@mail.mlc.lib.ms.us

Missouri

Wolfner Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
600 West Main
P. O. Box 387
Jefferson City, Missouri 65102-0387
Phone: (573) 751-8720
Toll Free: (800) 392-2614

Montana

Montana Talking Books Library
1515 East 6th Avenue
Helena, Montana 59620
Phone: (406) 444-2064
Toll Free: (800) 332-3400

Nebraska

Talking Book and Braille Service
The Atrium
1200 N Street, Suite 120
Lincoln, Nebraska 68508-2023
Phone: (402) 471-2045
Toll Free: (800) 742-7691

Nevada

Nevada State Library and Archives
Regional Library for the Blind
Talking Book Program
100 North Stewart Street
Carson City, Nevada 89701
Phone: (702) 687-5154
Toll Free: (800) 922-9334

New Hampshire

New Hampshire State Library
Library Services to the Handicapped Division
117 Pleasant Street
Concord, New Hampshire 03301
Phone: (603) 271-3429
Toll Free: (800) 491-3429

New Jersey

New Jersey Library for the Blind and Handicapped
2300 Stuyvesant Avenue, CN501
Trenton, New Jersey 08625-0501
Phone: (609) 292-6450
Toll Free: (800) 792-8322

New Mexico

New Mexico State Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
325 Don Gaspar Street
Santa Fe, New Mexico 87501
Phone: (505) 827-3830
Toll Free: (800) 456-5515

New York

New York City and Long Island only
Andrew Heiskell Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
New York Public Library
40 West 20th Street
New York, New York 10011
Phone: (212) 206-5400 or (212) 206-5499

Except New York City and Long Island
New York State Talking Book and Braille Library
Cultural Education Center
Empire State Plaza
Albany, New York 12230
Phone: (518) 474-5935
Toll Free: (800) 342-3688

North Carolina

North Carolina Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
North Carolina State Library
1841 Capital Boulevard
Raleigh, North Carolina 27635
Phone: (919) 733-4376
Toll Free: (888) 388-2460

North Dakota

North Dakota State Library Services for the Disabled
604 East Boulevard
Bismarck, North Dakota 58505-0800
Phone: (701) 328-1477

Ohio

Northern
Cleveland Public Library
Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
17121 Lake Shore Boulevard
Cleveland, Ohio 44110-4006
Phone: (216) 623-2911
Toll Free: (800) 362-1262

Southern
Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County
Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
800 Vine Street
Library Square
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202-2071
Phone: (513) 369-6999
Toll Free: (800) 582-0335

Oklahoma

Oklahoma Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
300 Northeast 18th Street
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73105
Phone: (405) 521-3514 or (405) 521-3833

Oregon

Oregon State Library
Talking Book and Braille Services
250 Winter Street Northeast
Salem, Oregon 97310
Phone: (503) 378-3849
Toll Free: (800) 452-0292

Pennsylvania

Eastern:
Free Library of Philadelphia
Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
919 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107
Phone: 215-925-3213
Toll Free: (800) 222-1754

Western:
Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh
Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
The Leonard C. Staisey Building
4724 Baum Boulevard
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213
Phone: (412) 687-2440
Toll Free: (800) 242-0586

Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico Regional Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
520 Ponce de Leon Avenue
San Juan, Puerto Rico 00901
Phone: (787) 723-2519 or (800) 981-8008

Rhode Island

Talking Books Plus
1 Capital Hill
Providence, Rhode Island 02908
Phone: (401) 222-5800

South Carolina

South Carolina State Library
Department for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
301 Gervais Street
P. O. Box 821
Columbia, South Carolina 29202
Phone: 803-737-9970
Toll Free: 800-922-7818

South Dakota

South Dakota State Library for the Handicapped
800 Governors Drive
Pierre, South Dakota 57501-2294
Phone: (605) 773-3514
Toll Free: (800) 423-6665

Tennessee

Tennessee Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
403 7th Avenue North
Nashville, Tennessee 37243-0313
Phone: 615-741-3915
Toll Free: 800-342-3308

Texas

Texas State Library
Talking Book Program
Capitol Station
P. O. Box 12927
Austin, Texas 78711
Phone: (512) 463-5458
Toll Free: (800) 252-9605

Utah

Utah State Library
Division for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
250 North 1950 West, Suite A
Salt Lake City, Utah 84116-7901
Phone: (801) 715-6789
Toll Free in Utah: (800) 662-5540
Toll Free outside of Utah: (800) 453-4293

Vermont

Vermont Department of Libraries
Special Services Unit
RD Number 4, Box 1870
Montpelier, Vermont 05602
Phone: (802) 828-3273
Toll Free: (800) 479-1711

Virginia

Library and Resource Center
Virginia Department for the Visually Handicapped
395 Azalea Avenue
Richmond, Virginia 23227-3623
Phone: (804) 371-3661, ext. 135
Toll Free: (800) 552-7015

Virgin Islands

Virgin Islands Regional Library for the Visually and Physically Handicapped
3012 Golden Rock
Christiansted
St. Croix, Virgin Islands 00820
Phone: (809) 772-2250

Washington

Washington Talking Book and Braille Library
2021 9th Avenue
Seattle, Washington 98121-2783
Phone: 206-615-0400
Toll Free: 800-542-0866

West Virginia

West Virginia Library
Commission of Services for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
Science and Cultural Center
1900 Kanawha Boulevard East
Charleston, West Virginia 25305
Phone: (304) 558-4061 or (304) 558-4062 
Toll Free: (800) 642-8674

Wisconsin

Wisconsin Regional Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
813 West Wells Street
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53233
Phone: (414) 286-3045
Toll Free: (800) 242-8822

Wyoming

Book Lending:
Utah State Library
Division for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
2150 South 300 West, Suite 16
Salt Lake City, Utah 84115
Phone: 801-468-6789

Machine Lending:
Services for the Visually Impaired
Wyoming Department of Education
2300 Capitol Avenue
Hathaway Building, Room 144
Cheyenne, Wyoming 82002-0050
Phone: 307-777-7274

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