Talking Book Program

The Talking Book Program provides free recorded books, magazines and playback equipment to blind, visually impaired, physically handicapped, and reading disabled Ohioans.

Applications are available in the library or online for any eligible Ohio resident, nursing homes, senior centers, hospitals, adult day care, schools and more.

In partnership with the State Library of Ohio Talking Book Program, the Ohio Library for the Blind and Physically Disabled (OLBPD) serves as the Regional Library for the Library of Congress National Library Service for the Blind and Print Disabled and administers a free library program of braille and audio materials circulated to eligible borrowers in the State of Ohio by postage-free mail.

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Additional Resources

Want to learn more about the resources available for our blind and print disabled patrons? Visit the Online Public Access Catalog to browse available materials.

Learn more about the Consumer Advisory Committee for Ohio Library Service to the Blind and Print Disabled.

See the Disabilities Topic Guide for help finding journals, books, eBooks and other materials available at the State Library of Ohio.

The State Library and the Ohio School for the Deaf partner to provide the Deafness Outreach Collection maintained at the State Library.