Subregional Library for the Blind & Physically Handicapped
This is a State and Federally funded service for eligible Muskegon County and Ottawa County residents to receive free reading materials. It is part of the Library of Congress, National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NLS) www.loc.gov/nls. Muskegon is a subregional library of the Michigan Commission for the Blind, Braille and Talking Book Library www.michigan.gov/btbl.
Want more information on this service? Watch these informational videos by clicking on these links.
For more information on eligibility, click here.
To begin service, please request an application form from the library or click here for an application form in Adobe Acrobat PDF format (Adobe Acrobat Reader is available for free from Adobe's web site.) You may print the form, complete it and send it to:
Muskegon Area District Library
Administration Building 4845 Airline Rd. - Unit 5, Muskegon, MI 49444-4503
Phone Numbers Daytime: (231) 737-6310 Toll Free: (877) 569-4801 After Hours: (231) 737-6248 TDD: (231) 722-4103
Hours: Monday through Friday 8 AM to 5 PM.
Sheila Miller, Librarian
The Muskegon Area District Library’s LBPH has begun to offer new Digital Talking-Book Machines. The new players are smaller and very easy to use with excellent sound quality. Every day new titles arrive on digital cartridges made just for our players.
For Braille and Audio Download (BARD) click here.
Want more information on BARD? Watch these informational videos by clicking on these links.
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For more information call (231) 737-6310 (toll free 877-569-4801).
Other resources providing products and services to individuals with vision loss include:
American Foundation for the Blind www.afb.org (800) 232-5463
Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired www.abvimichigan.org (800) 466-8084
Bureau of Services for Blind Persons (formerly MI Commission for the Blind) www.michigan.gov/mcb
National Federation of the Blind www.nfb.org (410) 659-9314
Audio Bibles for the Blind http://audiobiblesfortheblind.org.
MADL is a member of the Lakeland Library Cooperative