The Adult Services department of The New Jersey State Library Talking Book and Braille Center (TBBC) serves New Jersey adult residents who have difficulty reading because of a physical impairment, a reading disability or a vision challenge. Questions? Visit our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) page or call us at 800-792-8322.
Adult Services: Mary Kearns-Kaplan
800-792-8322 ext 834
The New Jersey State Library Talking Book & Braille Center (TBBC) serves NJ residents of all ages who have difficulty reading standard print or who cannot hold a book or turn the pages of a book due to a physical impairment, a reading disability or a vision challenge. In addition, we serve all Places in NJ that serve eligible residents and we serve New Jersey Libraries. You must apply for our services. Find applications here.
The New Jersey State Library Talking Book & Braille Center provides books in Braille, cassette, and digital formats. TBBC’s collection has more than 60,000 book titles and 42 periodicals available. Machines for playing the recorded materials are available on loan from TBBC. We also have an app for Apple mobile devices, BARD Mobile. Our services include:
- Audiobooks. Search our Catalog
- Audio Magazines
- Audiobook Players
- Book Groups
- Books & Magazines
- News Reading Services
- Services for Libraries
- Staff Picks! We are recording staff reviews of our favorite reads for adults.
For a list of NJ services & resources, see the Resource Directory of the NJ Division of Disability Services.