Nearly 10,000 large print books are available as well as large print magazines for seniors and those with vision impairment. search the catalog by Large Print.
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Don't let vision problems stop you from reading the latest bestsellers or old favorites. The Library has over 4,500 titles available on CD and Playaway format.
See the newest Audiobooks & Playaways
Some movies (DVD & Blu Ray) include a descriptive audio track for the blind and visually impaired. When this audio track is enabled, the "viewer" hears a narrator describing the action and other key visual elements in addition to the regular audio track of dialogue and sound effects. You can find these movies in eCatalog with the subject heading Video Recordings For People With Visual Disabilities.
|American Foundation for the Blind
Helpful solutions and resources that can help seniors and family members cope with vision problems.
U.S. federal government website for information on disability programs and services nationwide.
|Narrative Television Network
Emmy Award-winning Narrative Television Network makes movies and television accessible to millions of blind and visually impaired. NTN offers free, narrated television, movies and educational programming on the web via YouTube.
|Ohio Library for the Blind and Physically Disabled (OLBPD)
A part of the Cleveland Public Library which serves as the Regional Library for the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NLS) of the Library of Congress. They administer a free library program of braille and audio materials circulated to eligible borrowers in the State of Ohio by postage-free mail. For more information, go to OLBPD or call (216)632-2911 or (800) 362-1262.
|Radio Reading Service
The Radio Reading Service broadcasts readings of local and regional newspapers, magazines, books and other current printed information to people with visual and mental disabilities. For more information call Goodwill Easter Seals Miami Valley at 937-461-4800 or go to the Goodwill/Easter Seals website.
|State Library of Ohio Talking Book Service
The Talking Book Program provides free recorded books, magazines and playback equipment to approximately 15,000 eligible blind, visually impaired, physically disabled, and reading disabled Ohio residents. A program delivered through a network of libraries and agencies coordinated by the Library of Congress National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NLS).