Arizona State Braille and Talking Book Library - AFB Directory Profile

General Information

Arizona State Braille and Talking Book Library
1030 North 32nd Street
Phoenix, AZ 85008
(602) 255-5578 (Local)
(602) 286-0444 (Fax)
talkingbooks@azlibrary.gov
http://www.azlibrary.gov/talkingbooks

Brief Description

Audio and braille books and magazines loaned for free to eligible individuals who have difficulty reading print due to vision loss, blindness, physical impairments or other reading disabilities. Sent by mail, no postage required. Audio player provided. Summer Reading Program for young readers.

Hours of operation: Mon.-Fri. 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM.
Clients served on average per year: 9,000
Number of staff: 20
Geographic area served: Arizona.
Publications: Talking Book News (quarterly).

Staff

Janet Fisher, Director

Services Offered

Services for Children

  • Library Services
    • Audio and braille books and magazines plus audio player.

Members

Accessible Media Inc.

Alabama Department of Senior Services

Alaska Commission on Aging

Alaska Department of Health and Social Services: Senior and Disabiliaites Services

Arizona Division Aging and Adult Services

Arkansas Division of Aging and Adult Services

Audible Local Ledger

Audio Information Network of Colorado (formerly Radio Reading Service of the Rockies)

Audio Journal, Inc.

Audio Reading Service of the Allen County Public Library

Audio-Reader, Radio and Audio Service for Blind and Print-Disabled Persons

Audiovision

California Department of Aging

Chicagoland Radio Information Service

Colorado Commission on Aging

Connecticut Radio Information Systems

Connecticut State Department on Aging

Delaware Division of Services for Aging and Adults with Physical Disabilities

Detroit Radio Information Service

District of Columbia Office on Aging

Down East Radio Reading Service

Electronic Information and Education Service

Florida Department of Elder Affairs

Gatewave

Georgia Division for Aging Services

Georgia Radio Reading Service

Goodwill Easter Seals of Miami Valley

Guam Division of Senior Citizens

Hawaii Executive Office on Aging

Idaho Commission on Aging

Illinois Department on Aging

Indiana Division of Aging

Indiana Reading and Information Services

Iowa Department on Aging

Iowa Radio Reading Information Service

Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services

Kentucky Department for Aging and Independent Living

KPBS Radio Reading Service

Los Angeles Radio Reading Service

Louisiana Governor's Office of Elderly Affairs

Low Vision Resource Center and Owl Radio Reading Service

Maine Office of Aging & Disability Services

Maryland Department of Aging

Massachusetts Executive Office of Elder Affairs

Metropolitan Washington Ear

Michigan Office of Services to the Aging

MindsEye

Minnesota Board on Aging/Senior LinkAge Line

Minnesota Radio Talking Book Network

Mississippi Council on Aging: Division of Aging and Adult Services

Missouri Division of Senior and Disability Services

Montana Office on Aging: Senior And Long Term Care Division

Nashville Talking Library

Nebraska Aging and Disability Resource Center

Nevada Aging and Disability Services Division

New Hampshire Bureau of Elderly and Adult Services

New Hampshire Department of Education, Bureau of Special Education

New Jersey Department of Human Services: Division of Aging Services

New Mexico Aging and Long-Term Services Department

New York State Office for the Aging

Niagara Frontier Radio Reading Service

North Carolina Division of Aging and Adult Services

North Dakota Aging Services Division

Ohio Department of Aging

Oklahoma Aging Services Division

Oregon Seniors and People with Disabilities

Pennsylvania Department of Aging

Puerto Rico Governor's Office for Elderly Affairs

Radio Reading Service of Eastern North Carolina

Radio Reading Service of Mississippi

Radio Reading Services of Greater Cincinnati

Reading Services of the Redwoods

Recording Library of West Texas

Rhode Island Division of Elderly Affairs

Sight Into Sound

South Carolina Lieutenant Governor's Office on Aging

South Dakota Division of Adult Services and Aging

Southern Illinois Radio Information Service

Sun Sounds of Arizona

Tennessee Commission on Aging and Disability

Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services

Tri-States Audio Information Services

Triad Information Reading Service

Triangle Radio Reading Service

Utah Division of Aging and Adult Services

Valley Voice Reading Service for the Blind

Vermont Division of Disability and Aging Services

Virginia Division for the Aging

Virginia Voice for the Print Handicapped

Washington State Aging and Long-Term Support Administration

West Virginia Bureau of Senior Services

Wisconsin Bureau of Aging & Disability Resources

WJCT Radio Reading Service

WKAR Radio Talking Book

WLRN Radio Reading Service

WMHT Public Broadcasting

WRBH 88.3 FM Reading Radio

Written Communications Radio Service for the Print Handicapped

WUIS/WIPA Radio Information Service

WVTF Radio Reading Service

WXXI Reachout Radio

Wyoming Aging Division

WYPL-FM


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