Skip to Content

AFBAmerican Foundation®
for the Blind

Expanding possibilities for people with vision loss

Illinois Taking Book Outreach Center - AFB Directory Profile

General Information

Illinois Taking Book Outreach Center
125 Tower Drive
Burr Ridge, IL 60527
(630) 734-5210 (Local)
(630) 734-5055 (Fax)
(800) 426-0709 (Toll-Free)
info@illinoistalkingbooks.org
https://www.illinoistalkingbooks.org/

Brief Description

Subregional Library/Advisory Outreach Center

Hours of operation: Mon.-Fri. 8:30 AM-5:00 PM.
Clients served on average per year: 13,000+
Number of staff: 12
Staff description: 7 reader advisors 3 part time clerks 1 outreach librarian 1 director
Geographic area served: all of Illinois outside of the city of Chicago

Staff

Rose Chenoweth, Director, rose.chenoweth@railslibraries.info

Services Offered

Services for Adults

  • Community Outreach Programs
    • Offers presentations and exhibits.
  • Library Services
    • Provides talking books, large-print books, and audiocassettes for blind and physically handicapped persons.

Services for Children

  • Library Services
    • Provides a free library service for anyone whose low vision, blindness, physical limitation, or reading disability makes it difficult to read.
Illinois Taking Book Outreach Center, is this page missing one of your services, events, programs, or announcements? Update your information for free.

Join Our Mission

Help us expand our resources for people with vision loss.