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Regional Library

Braille and Talking Book Library

We are located on the first floor of the Michigan Library and Historical Center building two blocks west of the State Capitol between Allegan and Kalamazoo Streets.

1-800-992-9012 (toll free)
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Monday through Friday (phones)
10:00 AM to 5:00 PM Monday through Friday (walk-ins)


Bureau of Services for Blind Persons (BTBL)
702 W Kalamazoo St PO Box 30007 Lansing, MI 48915
Local phone: 517-373-5614 Michigan
FAX: 800-726-7323
Out-of-State FAX: 517-373-5865
Email: BTBL@michigan.gov
WWW: http://www.michigan.gov/btbl


Holidays 
We are closed on all Michigan state government holidays

Days Closed in 2015: 
Thursday, January 1 (New Year's Day holiday)
Monday, January 19 (Martin Luther King Day)
Monday, February 16 (President's Day)
Monday, May 25 (Memorial Day)
Friday, July 3 (Fourth of July)
Monday, September 7 (Labor Day)
Wednesday, November 11 (Veteran's Day)
Thursday and Friday, November 26 and 27 (Thanksgiving)
Thursday and Friday, December 24 and 25 (Christmas)
Thursday, December 31


Counties served: Alcona, Allegan, Arenac, Barry, Bay, Berrien, Branch, Calhoun, Cass, Charlevoix, Cheboygan, Clare, Clinton, Eaton, Emmet, Gladwin, Gratiot, Hillsdale, Ingham, Iosco, Isabella, Jackson, Kalamazoo, Lake, Lapeer, Lenawee, Livingston, Mason, Mecosta, Midland, Monroe, Montmorency, Newaygo, Oceana, Ogemaw, Osceola, Oscoda, Otsego, Presque Isle, Roscommon, Saginaw, Shiawassee, Saint Joseph, Van Buren

Subregional Libraries

Washtenaw Library for the Blind and Physically Disabled

1-888-460-0680 (toll free)
Monday 10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Tuesday - Friday 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Sunday 12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Washtenaw Library for the Blind and Physically Disabled
343 South Fifth Avenue Ann Arbor, MI 48104-2217
Local phone: 734-327-4224
FAX: 734-327-8307
Email: wlbpd@aadl.org
WWW: http://wlbpd.aadl.org


Counties served: Washtenaw

Great Lakes Talking Books

1-800-562-8985 (toll free)
Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Great Lakes Talking Books
1615 Presque Isle Marquette, MI 49855
Local phone: 906-228-7697
Fax: 906-228-5627 
Email: ruth@greatlakestalkingbooks.org
WWW: http://greatlakestalkingbooks.org

Counties served: Alger, Alpena, Baraga, Chippewa, Crawford, Delta, Dickinson, Gogebic, Houghton, Iron, Keweenaw, Luce, Mackinac, Marquette, Menominee, Ontonagon, Schoolcraft

Oakland Talking Book Service @ RHPL

1-800-774-4542 (toll free)
9:00 AM to 5:00 PM Monday through Friday

Oakland Talking Book Service @ RHPL
500 Olde Towne Rd Rochester, MI 48307-2043
Local phone: 248-650-7150
Fax: 248-650-7121
TDD: 248-452-2247
Email: Michelle.Wisniewski@rhpl.org
WWW: http://otbs.rhpl.org

Counties served: Oakland

Genesee District Library Talking Book Center

1-866-732-1120 (toll free)
9:00 AM to 9:00 PM Monday - Tuesday
12:00 Noon to 8:00 PM Wednesday - Thursday
9:00 AM to 5:00 PM Friday

Talking Book Center
G-4195 W Pasadena Ave Flint, MI 48504
Local phone: 810-732-1120 (Talking Book Center)
Local phone: 810-732-0110 (Main Library)
Fax: 810-732-1161
Email: tbc@thegdl.org
WWW: https://www.thegdl.org/index.php/services/community-outreach

Counties served: Genesee

Kent District Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped

616-647-3988
Monday - Thursday 9:30 - 8:00
Friday - Saturday 9:30 - 5:00
Sunday 1:00 - 5:00 (closed Memorial Day through Labor Day)

Kent District Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
Wyoming Branch Library 3350 Michael Avenue S.W. Wyoming, MI 49509
Local phone: 616-647-3988
FAX: 616-647-3984
Email: lbphstaff@kdl.org or mroossien@kdl.org
WWW: http://www.kdl.org/about_kdl/lbph/index.asp

Counties served: Ionia, Kent, Montcalm

Traverse Area District Library Talking Book Library

1-877-931-8558 (toll free)
9:00 AM to 5:00 PM Monday through Friday

Traverse Area District Library Talking Book Library
610 Woodmere Ave Traverse City, MI 49686-3397
Local phone: 231-932-8558
FAX: 231-932-8500
Email: tbl@tadl.org
WWW: http://www.tadl.org/tbl


Counties served: Antrim, Benzie, Grand Traverse, Kalkaska, Leelanau, Manistee, Missaukee, Wexford

St. Clair County Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped

1-800-272-8570 (toll free)
8:30 AM to 5:00 PM Monday through Friday

St. Clair County Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
210 McMorran Blvd Port Huron, MI 48060
Local phone: 810-982-3600

FAX: 810-987-7326
Email: lbph@sccl.lib.mi.us
WWW: http://www.sccl.lib.mi.us/LBPH.aspx

Counties served: Huron, Saint Clair, Sanilac, Tuscola

Muskegon Area District Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped

1-877-569-4801 (toll free in Ottawa County Only)
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Monday through Friday
Muskegon Area District Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
4845 Airline Road Unit 5 Muskegon, MI 49444-4563
Local phone: 231-737-6310 or 6256
FAX: 231-737-6307
Email: mclsm@llcoop.org
WWW: http://www.madl.org


Counties served: Muskegon, Ottawa

Macomb Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped

1-855-203-5244 (toll free)
9:00 AM to 9:00 PM Monday through Thursday
9:00 AM to 6:00 PM Friday through Saturday
1:00 PM to 6:00 PM Sunday

Macomb Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
40900 Romeo Plank Clinton Township, MI 48038-2955
Local phone: 586-286-1580
FAX: 586-226-5008
TDD: 800-649-3777
Email: mlbph@cmpl.org or AMandel@cmpl.org
WWW: http://www.cmpl.org/mlbph

County served: Macomb

Detroit Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped

313-481-1702

Detroit Subregional Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
3666 Grand River Ave, Detroit, MI 48208
FAX: 313-832-5597
TDD: 313-833-5492
Email: lbph@detroitpubliclibrary.org
WWW: http://www.detroitpubliclibrary.org/specialservice/detroit-library-blind-and-physically-handicapped-lbph 

County served: City of Detroit, Highland Park

Wayne County Braille and Talking Book Library - Closed as of June 30, 2015. The below information is out of date. If you need assistance please call the Regional Library in Lansing at 1-800-992-9012.

888-968-2737 (toll free outside the 734-area code only)
Wayne County Regional Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
30555 Michigan Ave Westland, MI 48186-5310
Local phone: 734-727-7300
FAX: 734-727-7333
TDD: 734-727-7330
Email: wcrlbph@wayneregional.lib.mi.us
WWW: http://wayneregional.lib.mi.us

County served: Wayne



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