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Colorado Talking Book Library - AFB Directory Profile

General Information

Colorado Talking Book Library
180 Sheridan Boulevard
Denver, CO 80226-8097
(303) 727-9277 (Local)
(303) 727-9281 (Fax)
(800) 685-2136 (Toll-Free)
ctbl.info@cde.state.co.us
http://www.myctbl.org

Brief Description

CTBL is a free service to Coloradans of all ages who are unable to read standard print material due to visual, physical or learning disabilities whether permanent or temporary. CTBL provides recorded, braille and large-print books and magazines as well as a small collection of descriptive videos.

Hours of operation: Mon.-Fri. 8:00 AM-5:00 PM.
Clients served on average per year: 7,500
Number of staff: 13
Geographic area served: Colorado
Publications: Newsletter, 3 times per year

Staff

Teresa Kalber, Network Systems Administrator, (303) 727-9277, kalber_t@CDE.state.co.us
Debbi MacLeod, Director, macleod_d@CDE.state.co.us
Terri Marcotte, Volunteer Engagement Director, (303) 727-9277, marcotte_t@cde.state.co.us

Services Offered

Services for Adults

  • Braille/Electronic/Audio/Large Print Production
    • Braille and audio production.
  • Library Services
    • Provides audio books, braille books, large print books, and descriptive videos for people who cannot read standard print. Materials go through the mail postage-paid. Also available is the Braille and Audio Reading Download (BARD) program. The advantage of BARD is the availability of library material 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Services for Children

  • Information and Referral
    • Provides patrons with information on community resources.
  • Library Services
    • Provides audio books, braille books, large print books, and descriptive videos for people who cannot read standard print. Materials go through the mail postage-paid. Also available is the Braille and Audio Reading Download (BARD) program. The advantage of BARD is the availability of library material 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
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