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Nevada Talking Book Services

Audio and braille books and magazines

Program Summary of Services

Nevada Talking Book Services (NTBS) is part of the Library of Congress' National Library Service for the Blind and Print Disabled (NLS) network of libraries providing services to blind, visually or print disabled individuals.

Books are available on digital cartridges and through Braille and Audio Reading Download (BARD). Magazines are available in digital format or through BARD; some materials are available in braille.

Recorded books and magazines and special playback equipment are loaned to eligible readers free of charge.

All reading materials are sent to and returned by readers through postage-free mail.

Collection Statistics

Our digital collection of talking books includes over 130,000 audio titles and more than 31,000 braille titles. In FY 2020, over 149,000 titles circulated to eligible Nevadans.