Services for the Blind and Physically Handicapped

Do you know someone who blind or physically handicapped and could benefit braille, large print, or digital audio recording materials?? The Iowa Library for the B;ind and Physically Handicapped could help!

“The Iowa Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped provides books and other materials in alternative formats to Iowa residents who are unable to read standard print materials. Thousands of books are available in a variety of formats: Braille, large print, digital audio recordings, print/Braille, descriptive video, and electronic text mailed to your home. Registered readers may also download audio and Braille books and magazines online.” (BARD).

Check out this quick video for a summary on what they have to offer.

Library services are available at no cost to Iowans of any age who cannot read traditional print materials because of a visual disability, physical disability, or physically-based reading disability.

If you would like more information on these services, please email us here at the library at

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