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Talking Books

Accessible Resources and Services, in cooperation with the National Library Service for the Blind and Print Disabled, provides library service to Virginia Beach residents with visual, physical and reading disabilities. The library offers talking books and magazines, talking book players, large print books, descriptive movies, and braille materials. All are mailed to customers' homes at no cost. Talking books and recorded magazines are also available for customers to download directly to their device. To receive the service, eligible customers must fill out and submit an application.

Who Is Eligible?

  • People who are blind or have low vision.
  • People with physical disabilities who cannot hold a book or turn pages.
  • People with reading or learning disabilities.
  • Those with temporary visual or physical disabilities.

Please ask a library staff member for an application or more information. When completed, please mail to Accessible Resources and Services at 936 Independence Boulevard, Virginia Beach, VA 23455.

That All May Read - National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped