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The 3rd Annual TBBC Golf Classic. It's Tee Time for Talking Books!

Get ready to get outdoors and enjoy the weather with a fun-filled day of GOLF! The New Jersey State Library Talking Book & Braille Center (TBBC) is hosting a day of friendly competition, fine dining, contest & prizes, and much more!

When: Tuesday, June 10, 2014.

Read Our Winter 2014 Newsletter

Enjoy our Winter 2014 newsletter and read all about the innovative projects underway here at the New Jersey State Library Talking Book and Braille Center.

Find our Winter 2014 newsletter here.

 

 

BARD Tip: Automatically Subscribe to Magazines in BARD

Did you know that as a TBBC member you can download audio and Braille magazines from the Braille and Audio Reading Download (BARD) site? [Not registered for BARD? Apply online for BARD.]

Once you are logged into BARD and at the BARD main page, scroll down to "Find Magazines and other Materials." 

Find your Inner BARD. It's National Poetry Month!

It's National Poetry Month and it is time to find your inner bard!  Be inspired by other poets and share your favorites.  Here are several online resources from the The Academy of American Poets (AAP):

Bergen County Division of Disability Services Partners to Bring The Library of Congress to its Clients

The Bergen County Division of Disability Services (BCDDS), the New Jersey State Library Talking Book & Braille Center (TBBC), and the Johnson Public Library (JPL) have partnered to bring TBBC’s no-cost, home-delivered accessible reading services to Bergen County residents who need a more effective way to read.

National Federation of the Blind Scholarships are Available!

The deadline for academic scholarships from the National Federation of the Blind (NFB) is quickly approaching.  The application deadline is March 31st, 2014. Need more information? Visit the NFB web site at https://www.nfb.org/scholarships

Need Accessible Transportation? A New Partnership in New Jersey May Help

New Jersey Transit and the New Jersey Travel Independence Program (NJTIP) at Rutgers University have partnered to offer accessible transit training to those who need assistance. The program is called NJTIP@Rutgers. Here is a news story that discusses the partnership.

We Honor Black History Month

The New Jersey State Library Talking Book & Braille Center (TBBC) honors Black History Month by placing a spotlight on Zora Neale Hurston, a writer of the Harlem Renaissance movement. Enjoy this brief profile of Zora from the Smithsonian Channel.

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