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Talking Books Plus

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

The Winter 2016 Talking Times
a publication of Talking Books Plus, is available as a downloadable audio file on the TBP webpage. The newsletter includes a member survey. Please respond once by either online or mail paper version or phone in. Members should respond to the survey by February 26th. Member opinions count to us!

Reading Across Rhode Island 2016 Kick-Off Event
Kick-off is Saturday, January 30th, 2:00 - 4:00 pm at Tiverton Public Library. Note: If you are a RI TBP member call us at (401) 574-9310, and we will register you to attend the event for free.

Cartridge/Book Errors
Review Frequently Asked Questions about digital cartridge and book errors.

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.

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

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. Learn more about the currency reader program.

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