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!
The BARD Mobile App has arrived for iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch users! You must have version 4.3 or higher of the iOS operating system to use the app. This is such great news for us and for our members. You can now enjoy your Braille and Audio Reading Download (BARD) audiobooks, audio magazines and Braille files on your Apple mobile device.
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
The South Brunswick Public Library (SBPL) and the New Jersey State Library Talking Book & Braille Center (TBBC) have partnered to bring TBBC’s no-cost, home-delivered accessible reading services to South Brunswick residents. TBBC’s services, known as the “Outspoken Library,” serve New Jersey residents (children, teens and adults) who cannot read standard print or who cannot hold
New Jersey service animals and guide dogs just received more protection. Dusty's Law (P.L. 2013 c.205) has been signed into law. It establishes criminal penalties for interfering with or harming a service animal or guide dog.
We join the world to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Here is a link to a NPR story on Dr. King's "Mountaintop" speech delivered on April 3rd, 1968 in Memphis. It was his last speech. Dr. King was assassinated the next day. This link has an audio news story and an audio excerpt from the speech.
If the holidays brought you a new iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch and you do not know where to get started, AppleVis is here to help you. AppleVis is the web site of a user group of blind and visually-impaired people who have Apple devices.
For fifth-grader Kaleigh Brendle, life is a series of enthusiastic accomplishments. To name just a few, she is a star of Braille reading, a musician, a philanthropist and a writer. Her enthusiasm is so infectious that all of us at TBBC want to share with you the admirable and loving way Kaleigh moves through the world.