Children and Teen Services

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The Children & Teen Services department of the New Jersey State Library Talking Book & Braille Center (TBBC) serves children and teens in New Jersey who have difficulty reading standard print because of a physical impairment, a reading disability or a vision impairment. Contact us at 1-800-792-8322 ext 804 or 823 or email

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What to Read Next: booklists for children and teens


Search the NLS Catalog online. Registered patrons can also visit our new Patron Page to browse and order books. This new patron website replaces our old self service catalog. Patrons can logon to the new Patron Page by clicking the link, selecting NJ1A – Trenton from the drop down menu, and then entering their patron ID and password. First time users can contact the library for their initial login ID and password through our reader services phone line at 800-792-8322 or by email at

All audiobooks that can be downloaded are available through the Braille and Audio Reading Download site (BARD).

The NLS Catalog (National Library Service for the Blind and Print Disabled Catalog) contains information on all books available from NLS. Books can be downloaded through the NLS catalog, but cannot be ordered.

For Younger Readers: Braille and Talking Books are print catalogs from NLS. The most recent one is for all books made by NLS in 2005-2007. Please contact TBBC for a copy.

TBBC Print Catalogs

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