The Library has set up a special program for Massachusetts residents registered with the Library to have their personal Perkins Brailler® repaired for free.
Anyone wishing to utilize this service should contact the Library to make arrangements to send in your Perkins Brailler®, with a detailed note explaining the problem.
Registered patrons interested in receiving music materials can contact the Library at 617- 972-7240, 1-800-852-3133 or e-mail [email protected]
NLS has a special centralized library for musicians with disabilities featuring a collection of more than 30,000 books, musical scores and instructional recordings in braille and large print formats.Audio courses for beginning guitar, piano, organ, accordion, recorder and voice have also been specifically developed for the NLS program.Please contact Judi Cannon at 617-972-7646 or Judi. The Library offers a selection of braille and talking books and magazines in more than 60 languages.To browse Spanish titles, select "Spanish" as the language option in the Online Catalog before entering your search terms.These descriptions are heard during the natural pauses in dialogue.
The result is a finished soundtrack that enables visually impaired viewers to fully understand the film through listening.
The Library has a small Jumbo Braille collection which enables people from across the country who are blind with an impaired sense of touch, such as those with diabetes, to read braille books.
Both contracted and uncontracted books are available in more than 20 adult title selections.
Upon receipt, we will authorize it for repair at Perkins Solutions at no cost to you.
You can even request a loaner Brailler while your unit is being repaired.
The Library is happy to loan a Braille Awareness Kit to anyone in New England who wishes to learn more about the braille system and how it makes a difference in the lives of people who are blind.