Braille and Talking Book Library

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Partner Libraries

Redford Township District Library works with area organizations to help serve those that are unable to use standard print materials. Below are direct links to the resources available:

  • Braile & Talking Books @ Taylor Community Library
    Taylor Community Library provides Talking Books and Magazines, Braille Books and Magazines, Large Print Books, and Descriptive DVDs. Talking Books and Braille Books are sent free­-of-­charge through the U.S. Mail. All other materials are available for pickup at the Taylor Community Library.
  • Michigan Braille and Talking Book Library
    BTBL provides library service for individuals unable to use standard print materials.

Other Library Resources

Braille Collection

Through a partnership with the Eagles for Children grant from the Western Golf & Country Club in Redford, and in collaboration with the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NLS) and the Library of Congress, RTDL offers a selection of classic and contemporary children’s books in braille. From picture books and board books to chapter books, the collection boasts over 100 braille books for children.

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Low Vision Services

The library has a number of items available within the library for those with visual impairments. These include:

  • Large Print Collection of Fiction and Non-Fiction Books
  • Dedicated computer with screen magnifier and screen reader software.
  • Video magnifier for use with books, magazines, mail, prescription labels, etc.
  • Magnifying and reading glasses for in-library use.
  • An extensive collection of audiobooks (CD and digital) and e-books (with text sizing).

For more information visit the adult reference desk or give us a call.

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