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Minnesota Department of Education (MDE)

Library - Minnesota Braille and Talking Book Library

Minnesota Braille and Talking Book Library

615 Olof Hanson Dr, Minnesota State Academy, Faribault, MN, 55021

Distance: 1036 Miles

(800) 722-0550

Website

https://education.mn.gov/MDE/fam/mbtbl/index.htm

Service Details

Description

Residents of Minnesota can access free materials for the visually impaired through the Minnesota Braille and Talking Book Library or by calling (800) 722-0550


Blind people can also apply to access the national service offered through the Library of Congress.


Help from the Minnesota Braille and Talking Book Library is also available through InfoEyes
* Send email to book an appointment to talk real-time to a librarian over the Internet for general help.


Features

  • Area Served by County
    • Aitkin County 
    • Anoka County 
    • Becker County 
    • Beltrami County 
    • Benton County 
    • Big Stone County 
    • Blue Earth County 
    • Brown County 
    • Carlton County 
    • Carver County 
    • Cass County 
    • Chippewa County 
    • Chisago County 
    • Clay County 
    • Clearwater County 
    • Cook County 
    • Cottonwood County 
    • Crow Wing County 
    • Dakota County 
    • Dodge County 
    • Douglas County 
    • Faribault County 
    • Fillmore County 
    • Freeborn County 
    • Goodhue County 
    • Grant County 
    • Hennepin County 
    • Houston County 
    • Hubbard County 
    • Isanti County 
    • Itasca County 
    • Jackson County 
    • Kanabec County 
    • Kandiyohi County 
    • Kittson County 
    • Koochiching County 
    • Lac qui Parle County 
    • Lake County 
    • Lake of the Woods County 
    • Le Sueur County 
    • Lincoln County 
    • Lyon County 
    • Mahnomen County 
    • Marshall County 
    • Martin County 
    • McLeod County 
    • Meeker County 
    • Mille Lacs County 
    • Morrison County 
    • Mower County 
    • Murray County 
    • Nicollet County 
    • Nobles County 
    • Norman County 
    • Olmsted County 
    • Otter Tail County 
    • Pennington County 
    • Pine County 
    • Pipestone County 
    • Polk County 
    • Pope County 
    • Ramsey County 
    • Red Lake County 
    • Redwood County 
    • Renville County 
    • Rice County 
    • Rock County 
    • Roseau County 
    • Scott County 
    • Sherburne County 
    • Sibley County 
    • St. Louis County 
    • Statewide 
    • Stearns County 
    • Steele County 
    • Stevens County 
    • Swift County 
    • Todd County 
    • Traverse County 
    • Wabasha County 
    • Wadena County 
    • Waseca County 
    • Washington County 
    • Watonwan County 
    • Wilkin County 
    • Winona County 
    • Wright County 
    • Yellow Medicine County 
  • Specialization
    • Adults with disabilities 
    • Blind or visually impaired 
    • Children and/or youth with disabilities 
    • Older adults with disabilities 
    • Physical disabilities 

Eligibility

Visually, physically, and reading disabled persons of any age certified as unable to read or use standard print material.


Minnesota residents can also access materials for the visually impaired through the website of the National Library Service for the Blind and Print Disabled


Application Instructions

Residents of Minnesota can access free materials for the visually impaired through the Minnesota Braille and Talking Book Library or by calling (800) 722-0550


Blind people can also apply to access the national service offered through the Library of Congress.


Help from the Minnesota Braille and Talking Book Library is also available through InfoEyes
* Send email to book an appointment to talk real-time to a librarian over the Internet for general help.


Fees

Materials are sent free of charge by the U.S. Postal Service. Patrons can request library materials through the online library catalog, as well as by telephone, email, and/or postal mail. A large number of books and magazines are also available to download from Minnesota Braille and Audio Reading Download (BARD).


Area Served

Statewide


Websites

Phone Numbers

Type Number Hours
Main (507) 384-6600
Main - After Hours (507) 339-1270
Toll Free (800) 657-3996

Last Update

2/27/2024

Other Locations

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Other Services or resources

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