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Talking Book and Braille Service
News and Updates

9/21/17 Three new twinvision braille titles (BR 22004, 22005 and 22016) How to Find a Fox by Nilah Magruder, Nanette's Baguette by Mo Willems, and The Catawampus Cat by Jason Carter Eaton have come in.

9/15/17 Kiplinger's Retirement Report, a magazine that provides timely, trusted personal finance advice and business forecasts, is now available. Contact your reader's advisor to subscribe.

9/12/17 Two new twinvision braille titles (BR 22015 and 22017) The Storybook Knight by Helen Docherty and Noisy Night by Mac Barnett have come in.

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About Us

The Nebraska Library Commission's Talking Book and Braille Service (TBBS) is part of a nationwide network of cooperating libraries headed by the National Library Service (NLS), a division of the Library of Congress.

TBBS provides free audiobooks and audio magazines and braille through the mail and through digital download to individuals with a visual or physical condition, or a reading disability which limits use of regular print.
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In our in-house sound studios, we also record and produce audiobooks and audio magazines from either Nebraska and regional authors or about Nebraska and the Great Plains. The recordings from our Nebraska Collection are made available for loan to our patrons.

Our collection consists of books and magazines similar to those found in a public library. Our playback equipment is provided on long-term-loan free of charge. And the materials in our collection and the playback equipment are mailed to and from our library postage-free.

Our library service is available to individuals, as well as schools and other facilities, such as nursing homes, hospitals and senior citizen centers.

In addition to the free services mentioned above, we provide audio production and braille embossing to nonprofit organizations and governmental agencies.

For more information, contact Scott Scholz.