Due to the temporary shutdown of the federal government, beginning Tuesday, October 1, all Library of Congress and National Library Service (NLS) for the blind and physically handicapped will be unavailable.
The public is invited to a reception and awards ceremony for the unveiling of the 2013 art installation at the South Carolina State Library's Talking Book Services Art Gallery.
This week Talking Books Services patrons have been experiencing delays in their book deliveries. We are aware of the issue and apologize for any problems these delays have caused. We are currently working with the postal service to remedy the situation.
Thank you for your patience at this time.
Sponsored by the SC Governor's Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities
The winner of the 2013 Journalism Contest receives a four-year scholarship to the South Carolina state-supported institution of his or her choice provided, of course, that the winner is otherwise qualified.
Talking Book Services invites all visually impaired and blind students in South Carolina to create a work of art to be entered into the Celebrate Art! Exhibition.
- Grades 1 -- 4
- Grades 5 -- 8
- Grades 9 -- 12
Judges will choose a winner in each division. Winners will receive a prize.
The Talking Book Services Readers Advisors have moved into 1500 Senate Street, however the collection is still at 1430 Senate Street.
For now, we ask anyone who would like in-person service to wait.
Please continue to call, email or fax us with your orders and they can go out by mail as usual.
Patrons of the Talking Books Services are eligible to download Reader's Digest and Newsweek in Digital Talking Book (DTB) format.
The American Printing House for the Blind is proud to offer free downloadable editions of Reader's Digest® and Newsweek® to eligible readers who are blind and visually impaired and who are registered members of the Talking Books program.