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Application Forms

TBP application for Individuals - English [pdf]
mail, scan and email, or fax the form

TBP application for Individuals - Spanish [pdf]
mail, scan and email, or fax the form

TBP Institutional Application [pdf]
mail, scan and email, or fax the form

BARD Application
online application -
requires TBP membership

BARD Mobile App for IOS Devices
The updated version 1.1 of the app is now available at the App Store.

Free BARD Mobile App now available for Kindle Fire Devices
The BARD Mobile application for Kindle Fire devices is now available at the Amazon Appstore.

BARD Mobile App for Android Devices
The BARD Mobile application for Android devices, version 1.0, is now available at the Google Play store.

Talking Times Summer 2015
The newsletter is now available as a downloadable audio file and in print. The newsletter includes information about the statewide 2015 Summer Reading Program and 2015 Kids Reading Across Rhode Island.

That All May Read
National Library Services promotes new member outreach campaign.

2015 RARI Resource Guide
Supports TBP participation in this year's Reading Across Rhode Island (RARI) program. This booklist enriches the book discussions surrounding the RARI 2015 book, Norwegian by Night (DB079894) by Derek Miller. To find RARI programs in the future, go to ribook.org.

Currency Reader User Instructions
The New York Public Library - Andrew Heiskell Branch makes the iBill Currency Reader user instructions available in Spanish, French, and Russian languages via audio and text. For more information about the currency reader program, click here.

Accessible Rhode Island
Guide to RI restaurants, libraries, cultural sites and recreational opportunities surveyed according to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Need help in finding materials to read? Check out the Talking Books Plus Reading Lists.

Contact Information

Talking Books Plus
One Capitol Hill
Providence, RI 02908-5803
Phone: 401-574-9310 TTY 711
Email: olis.tbplus@olis.ri.gov
Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday - Friday