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Minnesota State Services for the Blind (MNSSB)

Audio Recordings - Radio Talking Book

Marshall - Lyon County Courthouse

607 W Main St, Marshall, MN, 56258-3169

Distance: 421 Miles

(800) 722-0550

Website

https://mn.gov/deed/ssb/braille/radio-talking-book

Service Details

Description

Recordings are made available to the blind or visually impaired community in various formats. Material can include books, magazines, newspapers or more.


Additional Information

Radio Talking Book (RTB) is a free, closed-circuit news and information service that broadcasts 24 hours a day, seven days a week to thousands of subscribers throughout Minnesota and the nation. They broadcast current newspapers, magazines and the latest best-selling books at the same time that they are available to the print-reading public.


Their programming is not available to the general public. The broadcast signal can be received only on a special radio, which they lend to eligible listeners free of charge, via the Internet with a special password, or on channel 988 of Paul Bunyan Cable.


Features

  • Client Information and Specialization
    • Adults with disabilities 
    • Blind or visually impaired 
    • Children and/or youth with disabilities 
    • Older adults with disabilities 
    • People with disabilities 
    • People with physical disabilities 

Eligibility

Minnesotans with a qualifying visual, physical or reading disability that makes reading print difficult


Application Instructions

Request an application from your local State Services for the Blind office or download from: https://mn.gov/deed/ssb/braille/radio-talking-book


To get a password for listening on the web or to inquire about the Radio Talking Book, call (800) 722-0550 or (507) 333-4828.


Fees

There is no fee for this service.


Area Served

Southwestern Minnesota


Websites

Phone Numbers

Type Number Hours
Main (507) 476-4045
FAX (507) 537-7977
Toll Free (800) 366-4813

Last Update

7/23/2019

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