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TBBC Honors Dr. King

Listen to TBBC staff and volunteers describe how the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. have influenced our lives.

http://media.audiovision-nj.org/lbh/king.mp3

Interested in Tactile Graphics? 3D Technologies?

As many of us know, tactile graphics are all the rage these days.  Three dimensional technologies are particularly important to enrich the learning experience of those with vision impairments.

Take an Accessible Tour at your Favorite Museum

With the holidays come visits from friends and family. Are you searching for ways to entertain your crowd? Take your visitors to a local museum that offers accessible tours and wow them with up-close museum experiences.

TBBC Patron Makes the News!

Have you desired to work with a writer to create a character in a novel? Our library member, Ottlie Lucas, had that privilege. Ottilie worked with Mary Jane Clark, a distinguised and nationally recognized best-selling author, to create a visually-impaired character.

BARD Mobile Tutorials are Here!

BARD Mobile rocks!  That is the feedback we have received so far from our members.  Today, the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NLS) released audio-described video tutorials on how to use BARD Mobile.

It is Blindness Awareness Month!

For Blindness Awareness Month, TBBC is pointing you to an interesting documentary film that profiles many people who are losing their vision: "Going Blind." You will be inspired by their stories and by their strength as they learn to move through the world in a new way. Here is a link to the trailer of this film.

The BARD Mobile App is Here! Do You have Questions?

The BARD Mobile App is for iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch users who are registered with the New Jersey State Library Talking Book & Braille Center (TBBC). Do you have questions about the app?

Piscataway brings the U.S. Library of Congress to its Residents!

The Piscataway Public Library and the Piscataway Senior Citizens Center have joined the New Jersey State Library Talking Book & Braille Center (TBBC) to serve Piscataway residents who need an easier way to read.  TBBC’s no-cost, home-delivered, accessible reading service is for eligible New Jersey residents (of all ages) who cannot read standard print or who cannot hold a book or turn

The Jersey Lightning is heading to the Beep Baseball World Series!

Do you have Beep Baseball fever? We sure do! Join us as we root, root, root for the home team, The Jersey Lightning beep baseball team. The Lightning is making us proud as the team heads to the 2013 Beep Baseball World Series in Columbus, George. The games begin on July 30th and end on August 4th. 

The Outspoken Library arrives at the Library of the Chathams

The Library of the Chathams, in Morris County, has partnered with the New Jersey State Library Talking Book and Braille Center (TBBC) to serve the print-impaired. We greatly appreciate that the library in Chatham has added TBBC's no-cost service to the many services they offer to meet the needs of their customers.

TBBC Member's Heartbeat Echoes Throughout our Garden State

TBBC member, Jane Degenshein, is an extraordinary and enthusiastic advocate for those with vision impairment. She opens her arms wide to find New Jersey residents who need her support.

Assistive Technology Development Rocks at MIT

Assistive technology development is a priority at The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).  The IDEAS Global Competition Project invites anyone to submit a request for addressing or developing an assistive technology need.

TBBC is Recording Books! We Want You to Share the Spotlight!

Have you ever desired to have that five minutes of fame? The Audiovision program at the New Jersey State Library Talking Book and Braille Center (TBBC) wants you to become an audiobook recording star!

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