3. What Materials are Available From the Talking Book Library?
With access to a collection of over 800,000 braille and talking book volumes and the equipment required to use them, the Talking Book Library, in collaboration with the Perkins Braille and Talking Book Library, offers a broad assortment of fiction and non-fiction books for both adults and children. Nearly 50,000 book titles and over 70 magazine subscriptions are available to registered customers in English, as well as in more than 60 foreign languages. Two free catalogs, Talking Book Topics and Braille Book Review, which update customers on recent additions to the libraries' collections, are published every two months and mailed to customers by request. Both catalogs are available in large print, in braille, on cassette and on computer disk. The Taking Book Library also provides a variety of music materials in braille, cassette and large print formats through the National Library Service.