NEW JERSEY STATE LIBRARY: TALKING BOOKS AND BRAILLE CENTER (TBBC)
The Washington Public Library has partnered with the NJ State Library’s Talking Book and Braille Center (TBBC) to bring TBBC’s no-cost services to the borough. Anyone who has difficulty reading standard print, holding a book or turning the pages of a book may be eligible. Once registered for the program with TBBC, residents will be able to select from the TBBC’s services, including:
- Long-term loan of a digital audiobook player
- Loans of audio books on digital cartridges
- Downloadable audio books, audio magazines, and Braille files for Braille readers
- Braille books
- Access to BARD Mobile, an app for the iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch, Android, or Kindle Fire
- News reading services, such as Audiovision and Newsline
- Large print books (for children and young adults only)
To register for services from the TBBC, stop in to the library for an application or download the online application here: https://www.njstatelib.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/TBBC-Application-for-individuals-1August2017.pdf and bring the completed form to the library.
For more information, call the library at (908) 689-0201 and see links from
the NJ State Library, go to: https://www.njstatelib.org/talking-book-braille-center/adult_services/.