Talking Books National Library Service

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Nassau residents of all ages who have difficulty reading standard printed materials due to a visual or physical disability are eligible for Talking Books, a federally supported service. This service is sponsored by the New York Public Library's Andrew Heiskell Braille & Talking Book Library. Materials and a special player are mailed to your home free of charge. Many titles are also available for free digital download. For additional information visit

Applications may be obtained from the Adult Services Reference Staff  or by calling 248-7363 ext.233.  Patrons may also vist NYPL online: or call toll free 1-855-697-6975.