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Alexandria Library-Beatley Central Library: Talking Book Service - AFB Directory Profile

General Information

Alexandria Library-Beatley Central Library: Talking Book Service
5005 Duke Street
Alexandria, VA 22304-2903
(703) 746-1760 (Local)
(703) 746-1738 (Fax)
(703) 746-1790 (TDD/TTY)
talkingbooks@alexandria.lib.va.us
http://www.alexandria.lib.va.us/client/en_US/home/

Brief Description

The Alexandria Library's Talking Book Department offers a service to blind and physically challenged individuals through the provision of reading machines that play specially designed, pre-recorded tapes.

Hours of operation: Mon.-Fri. 10:00am - 3:00pm
Geographic area served: Alexandria.

Staff

Kym Robertson, Librarian, krobertson@alexandria.lib.va.us

Services Offered

Services for Adults

  • Library Services
    • Distributes Talking Books (digital audiobooks and a player for them produced by the Library of Congress' National Library Service) to the blind, visually impaired, physically handicapped and reading disabled individuals of all ages.

Services for Children

  • Library Services
    • Distributes Talking Books (digital audiobooks and a player for them produced by the Library of Congress' National Library Service) to the blind, visually impaired, physically handicapped and reading disabled individuals of all ages.
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