The Talking Books Library program provides free materials and equipment for residents that are unable to read standard print materials due to a visual or physical handicap. According to the 2010 US Census, 3% of Rhode Island's residents are eligible for the Talking Books Library program, but currently less than 2,000 have taken advantage of it.
Estimated # of eligible individuals by community
Below are applications and brochures that your library may reproduce. Please open in either Internet Explorer or Chrome for proper printing and viewing.
|Applications for Individuals (English)||TBP Brochure (English)|
|Applications for Individuals (Spanish)||TBP Brochure (Spanish)|
|Applications for Institutions||TBP BARD Brochure (English)|
|BARD Application||TBP BARD Brochure(Spanish)|