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Alabama

Alabama Regional Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
6030 Monticello Drive
Montgomery, Alabama 36130-6000
Phone: 334-213-3921 and 334-213-3906
Toll Free (In state): 800-392-5671
Fax: 334-213-3993 or 334-213-3960
Email: bph@apls.state.al.us

Alaska

Alaska State Library Talking Book Center
395 Whittier Street
Juneau, Alaska 99801
Phone: 907-465-5901
Toll Free (In state): 888-820-4525
Fax: 907-465-2151
Email: tbc@alaska.gov

Arizona

Arizona Talking Book Library
1030 North 32nd Street
Phoenix, Arizona 85008-5108
Phone: 602-255-5578
Toll Free (In state): 800-255-5578
Fax: 602-286-0444
Email: talkingbooks@azlibrary.gov

Arkansas

Arkansas Regional Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
900 West Capitol Avenue, Suite 100
Little Rock, Arkansas 72201-3108
Phone: 501-682-1155
Toll free (In state): 866-660-0885
Fax: 501-682-1529
Email: nlsbooks@library.arkansas.gov

California

Northern
Braille and Talking Book Library
California State Library
P.O. Box 942837
Sacramento, California 94237-0001
Phone: 916-654-0640
Toll Free (In state): 800-952-5666
Fax: 916-654-1119
Email: btbl@library.ca.gov

Southern
Braille Institute
Library Services
741 North Vermont Avenue
Los Angeles, California 90029-3594
Phone: 323-660-3880
Toll Free (In state): 800-808-2555
Fax: 323-662-2440
Email: bils@brailleinstitute.org

Colorado

Colorado Talking Book Library
180 Sheridan Boulevard
Denver, Colorado 80226-8101
Phone: 303-727-9277
Toll Free (In state): 800-685-2136
Fax: 313-727-9281
Email: ctbl.info@cde.state.co.us

Connecticut

Connecticut State Library
Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
198 West Street
Rocky Hill, Connecticut 06067-3554
Phone: 860-721-2020
Toll Free (In state): 800-842-4516
Fax: 860-721-2056
Email: csl.lbph@ct.gov or gordon.reddick@ct.gov

Delaware

Delaware Division of Libraries
Delaware Library Access Services
121 Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard North
Dover, Delaware 19901-0000
Phone: 302-739-4748
Toll Free (In state): 800-282-8676
Fax: 302-739-5787
Email: debph@lib.de.us

District of Columbia

DC Talking Book & Braille Library
Center for Accessibility, Library Express
1990 K Street NW
Washington, DC 20006
Phone: 202-727-2142 or 202-727-2259
Email: lbph.dcpl@dc.gov or deborah.mckinney@dc.gov

National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
Library of Congress
1291 Taylor Street NW
Washington, DC 20542
Phone: 202-707-5100
Toll Free: 800-424-8567
Email: nls@loc.gov

Florida

Florida Bureau of Braille and Talking Book Library Services
421 Platt Street
Daytona Beach, Florida 32114-2803
Phone: 386-239-6000
Toll Free (In state): 800-226-6075
Fax: 386-239-6069
Email: opac_librarian@dbs.fldoe.org

Georgia

Georgia Libraries for Acessible Statewide Service
GLASS Distribution Center
5800 Jonesboro Road
Morrow, Georgia 30260-0000
Phone: 404-657-1452
Toll Free (In state): 800-248-6701
Email: glass@georgialibraries.org or pherndon@georgialibraries.org

Guam

Guam Public Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
Nieves M. Flores Memorial Library
254 Martyr Street
Agana, Guam 96910-0000
Phone: 671-475-4753
Fax: 671-477-9777
Email: teresita.kennimer@gpls.guam.gov or gpls@gpls.guam.gov

Hawaii

Hawaii Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
402 Kapahulu Avenue
Honolulu, Hawaii 96815-3848
Phone: 808-733-8444
Toll Free (In state): 800-559-4096
Fax: 808-733-8449
Email: olbcirc@librarieshawaii.org or baron.baroza@librarieshawaii.org

Idaho

Idaho Commission for Libraries Talking Book Service
325 West State Street
Boise, Idaho 83702-6072
Phone: 208-334-2150
Toll Free (In state): 800-458-3271
Fax: 208-334-4016
Email: talkingbooks@libraries.idaho.gov

Illinois

Illinois State Library Talking Book and Braille Service
300 South Second Street
Springfield, Illinois 62701-1796
Phone: 217-785-0022
Toll Free (In state): 800-426-0709
Fax: 217-782-6062
Email: isltbbs@ilsos.net or sruda@ilsos.net

Indiana

Indiana State Library
Indiana Talking Book & Braille Library
140 North State Avenue
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204-0000
Phone: 317-232-3684
Toll Free (In state): 800-622-4970
Fax: 317-232-3728
Email: lbph@library.in.gov or mansty@library.in.gov

Iowa

Iowa Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
Iowa Department for the Blind
524 Fourth Street
Des Moines, Iowa 50309-2364
Phone: 515-281-1323
Toll Free (In state): 800-362-2587
Fax: 515-281-1263
Email: library@blind.state.ia.us

Kansas

Kansas State Library
Kansas Talking Books Regional Library-Box 4055
ESU
1 Kellogg Circle
Emporia, Kansas 66801-5415
Phone: 620-341-6280
Toll Free (In state): 800-362-0699
Email: ktb@ks.gov

Kentucky

Kentucky Talking Book Library
300 Coffee Tree Road
P.O. Box 537
Frankfort, Kentucky 40602-0537
Phone: 502-564-5791, ext. KTBL or 502-564-1738, ext. B. Penegor
Toll Free (In state): 800-372-2968
Fax: 502-564-5773
Email: ktbl.mail@ky.gov

Louisiana

State Library of Louisiana
Talking Books and Braille Library
701 North Fourth Street
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70802-5232
Phone: 225-342-0035
Toll Free (In State): 800-543-4702
Email: tbbl@state.lib.la.us or scoleman@slol.lib.la.us

Maine

Library Services for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
Maine State Library
64 State House Station
Augusta, Maine 04333-0064
Phone: 207-287-5650
Toll Free (In state): 800-762-7106
Fax: 207-287-5654
Email: chrboynton@mestate.lib.me.us or chris.boynton@maine.gov

Maryland

Maryland State Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
415 Park Avenue
Baltimore, Maryland 21201-3603
Phone: 410-230-2424
Toll Free (In state): 800-964-9209
Fax: 410-333-2095
Email: reference.desk@maryland.gov

Massachusetts

Perkins Library
Perkins School for the Blind
175 North Beacon Street
Watertown, Massachusetts 02472-2790
Phone: 617-972-7240
Toll Free (In state): 800-852-3133
Fax: 617-972-7363
Email: library@perkins.org or kim.charlson@perkins.org

Michigan

Michigan Braille and Talking Book Library
702 West Kalamazoo Strret
P.O. Box Box 30007
Lansing, Michigan 48909-7507
Phone: 517-373-5614
Toll Free (In state): 800-992-9012
Fax: 517-373-5865 or 800-726-7323
Email: btbl@michigan.gov

Minnesota

Minnesota Braille and Talking Book Library
388 SE 6th Avenue
Faribault, Minnesota 55021-6340
Phone: 507-333-4828
Toll Free (In state): 800-722-0550
Fax: 507-333-4832
Email: mn.btbl@state.mn.us or catherine.durivage@state.mn.us

Mississippi

Talking Book Services
Mississippi Library Commission
3881 Eastwood Drive
Jackson, Mississippi 39211-6473
Phone: 601-432-4111
Toll Free (In state): 800-446-0892
Fax: 601-432-4476
Email: talkingbooks@mlc.lib.ms.us or szeigler@mlc.lib.ms.us

Missouri

Wolfner Talking Book and Braille Library
P. O. Box 387
Jefferson City, Missouri 65102-0387
Phone: 573-751-8720
Toll Free (In state): 800-392-2614
Fax: 573-751-3612
Email: wolfner@sos.mo.gov or abbey.rimel@sos.mo.gov

Montana

Montana Talking Book Library
1515 East Sixth Avenue
P.O. Box 201800
Helena, Montana 59620-1800
Phone: 406-444-2064
Toll Free (In state): 800-332-3400
Fax: 406-444-0266
Email: mtbl@mt.gov

Nebraska

Nebraska Library Commission
Talking Book and Braille Service
The Atrium
1200 N Street, Suite 120
Lincoln, Nebraska 68508-2023
Phone: 402-471-4038
Toll Free (In state): 800-742-7691
Fax: 402-471-6244
Email: nlc.talkingbook@nebraska.gov or scott.scholz@nebraska.gov

Nevada

Nevada Talking Book Services
Nevada State Library, Archives and Public Records
100 North Stewart Street
Carson City, Nevada 89701-4285
Phone: 775-684-3354
Toll Free (In state): 800-922-9334
Fax: 775-684-3355
Email: nvtalkingbooks@admin.nv.gov or hwilliams@admin.nv.gov

New Hampshire

New Hampshire State Library
Talking Book Services
117 Pleasant Street
Concord, New Hampshire 03301-3852
Phone: 603-271-3429
Toll Free (In state): 800-491-4200
Fax: 603-271-8370
Email: dcr-talkingbooks@nh.gov or marilyn.stevenson@dncr.nh.gov

New Jersey

New Jersey State Library Talking Book and Braille Center
2300 Stuyvesant Avenue
Trenton, New Jersey 08618-3226
Phone: 609-406-7179
Toll Free (In state): 800-792-8322
Fax: 609-406-7181
Email: tbbc@njstatelib.org

New Mexico

New Mexico Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
New Mexico State Library
1209 Camino Carlos Rey
Santa Fe, New Mexico 87507-5166
Phone: 505-476-9770
Toll Free (In state): 800-456-5515
Fax: 505-476-9776
Email: sl.lbph@state.nm.us

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
Albany, New York 12230-0001
Phone: 518-474-5935
Toll Free (In state): 800-342-3688
Fax: 518-474-7041
Email: tbbl@nysed.gov

North Carolina

North Carolina Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
State Library of North Carolina
Department of Natural and Cultural Resources
1841 Capital Boulevard
Raleigh, North Carolina 27604-2188
Phone: 919-733-4376
Toll Free (In state): 888-388-2460
Fax: 919-733-6910
Email: nclbph@ncdcr.gov

North Dakota

North Dakota State Library
Talking Book Services
604 East Boulevard Avenue
Department 250
Bismarck, North Dakota 58505-0800
Phone: 701-328-1408
Toll Free (In state): 800-843-9948
Fax: 701-328-2040
Email: tbooks@nd.gov

Ohio

Ohio Library for the Blind and Physically Disabled
Cleveland Public Library
17121 Lake Shore Boulevard
Cleveland, Ohio 44110-4006
Phone: 216-623-2911
Toll Free (In state): 800-362-1262
Fax: 216-623-7036
Email: olbpd@cpl.org

Oklahoma

Oklahoma Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
300 Northeast 18th Street
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73105-3212
Phone: 405-521-3514
Toll Free (In state): 800-5823-0288
Fax: 405-521-4582
Email: olbph@okdrs.gov or ktreese@okdrs.gov

Oregon

Oregon Talking Book and Braille Library
State Library of Oregon
250 Winter Street NE
Salem, Oregon 97301-3950
Phone: 503-378-5389
Toll Free (In state): 800-452-0292
Fax: 503-373-7439
Email: talkingbooks.info@state.or.us or susan.b.westin@state.or.us

Pennsylvania

Eastern:
Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
Free Library of Philadelphia
1500 Spring Garden Street, Suite 230
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19130-4067
Phone: 215-683-3213
Toll Free (In state): 800-222-1754
Fax: 215-683-3211
Email: flpblind@freelibrary.org or wilkinsk@freelibrary.org

Western:
Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh
The Leonard C. Staisey Building
4724 Baum Boulevard
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213-1389
Phone: 412-687-2440
Toll Free (In state): 800-242-0586
Fax: 412-687-2442
Email: lbph@carnegielibrary.org

Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico Regional Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
520 De la Constitucion Avenue, Suite 2
San Juan, Puerto Rico 00901-0000
Phone: 787-723-2519 or 787-721-7178
Toll Free (In state): 800-981-8008
Fax: 787-721-8177
Email: de33797@miescuela.pr or etorrestorres10@gmail.com

Rhode Island

Talking Books Library
Office of Library and Information Services
1 Capitol Hill
Providence, Rhode Island 02908-5803
Phone: 401-574-9310
Fax: 401-574-9320
Email: talking.books@olis.ri.gov

South Carolina

SC State Library
1500 Senate Street
Columbia, South Carolina 29201
Phone: 803-734-4611
Toll Free (In state): 800-922-7818
Fax: 803-734-4610
Email: tbsbooks@statelibrary.sc.gov or sknowles@statelibrary.sc.gov

South Dakota

South Dakota Braille and Talking Book Library
Mercedes Mackay Building
800 Governors Drive
Pierre, South Dakota 57501-2294
Phone: 605-773-3131
Toll Free (In state): 800-423-6665
Fax: 605-773-6962
Email: talkbkreq@state.sd.us

Tennessee

Tennessee Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
Tennessee State Library and Archives
403 Seventh Avenue North
Nashville, Tennessee 37243-1409
Phone: 615-741-3915
Toll Free (In state): 800-342-3308
Email: tlbph.tsla@tn.gov or maria.sochor@tn.gov

Texas

Texas State Library and Archives Commission
Talking Book Program
P. O. Box 12927
1201 Brazos Street
Austin, Texas 78711-2927
Phone: 512-463-5458 or 512-463-5428
Toll Free (In state): 800-252-9605
Fax: 512-936-0685
Email: tbp.services@tsl.texas.gov or amsmith@tsl.texas.gov

U.S. Virgin Islands

Virgin Islands Library for the Visually and Physically Handicapped
3012 Golden Rock
Christiansted, Virgin Islands 00820-0000
Phone: 340-718-2250
Fax: 340-718-3545
Email: regional.library@dpnr.vi.gov or regional.director@dpnr.vi.gov

Utah and Wyoming

Utah State Library
Program for the Blind and Disabled
250 North 1950 West, Suite A
Salt Lake City, Utah 84116-7901
Phone: 801-715-6789
Toll Free (In state) 800-453-4293
Toll Free outside of Utah: 800-662-5540
Fax: 801-715-6767
Email: blind@utah.gov

Vermont

Vermont Department of Libraries
Special Services Unit
578 Paine Turnpike North
Berlin, Vermont 05602-9139
Phone: 802-828-3273 or 802-828-3271
Toll Free (In state): 800-479-1711
Fax: 802-828-3109 or 802-828-2199
Email: lib.ssu@vermont.gov

Virginia

Virginia Library and Resource Center
Virginia Department for the Blind and Vision Impaired
395 Azalea Avenue
Richmond, Virginia 23227-3623
Phone: 804-371-3661, extension 135
Toll Free (In state): 800-552-7015
Fax: 804-371-3328
Email: barbara.mccarthy@dbvi.virginia.gov

Washington

Washington Talking Book & Braille Library
2021 Ninth Avenue
Seattle, Washington 98121-2783
Phone: 206-615-0400
Toll Free (In state): 800-542-0866
Fax: 206-615-0437
Email: wtbbl@sos.wa.gov

West Virginia

West Virginia Library Commission-Special Services Libraries
Blind and Physically Handicapped Services
Cultural Center
1900 Kanawha Boulevard East
Charleston, West Virginia 25305-0620
Phone: 304-558-4061
Toll Free (In state): 800-642-8674
Fax: 304-558-6016
Email: talkbks@wvlc.lib.wv.us or donna.b.calvert@wv.gov

Wisconsin

Wisconsin Talking Book and Braille Library
813 West Wells Street
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53233-1436
Phone: 414-286-3045
Toll Free (In state): 800-242-8822
Fax: 414-286-3102
Email: wtbbl@milwaukee.gov

Wyoming

*Eligible readers in Wyoming receive library service from the regional library in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Utah State Library Division
250 North 1950 West, Suite A
Salt Lake City, Utah 84116-7901
Phone: 801-715-6789
Toll Free (In state): 800-453-4293
Toll Free (Outside UT): 800-662-5540
Fax: 801-715-6767
Email: blind@utah.gov

 

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