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Books for Students

  • ASDB Library
    Arizona State Schools for the Deaf and Blind is located at 1200 W Speedway and has a community borrower program. They have many braille books K-12 that they loan out at no charge. Located in Tucson.
  • BARD
    Braille and Audio Reading Download
    BARD is a free service for downloading audio books and braille books. Patrons need to be registered with the National Library Service for the Blind. Located online.
  • Bookshare
    Bookshare is an organization which allows students with visual impairments to download free books onto computers and tablets that can be read visually and/or listened to. Families can sign up their child online and will need proof of visual impairment from a doctor or VI teacher. Located online.
  • National Braille Press
    Braille Books for purchase. Children's book club. Located online.
  • National Library Service for the Blind
    National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Disabled
    Free audiobooks, audiobook player, and braille books loaned through the mail. No charge for mailing and return envelopes are included. Located online.


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