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North Dakota State Library: Talking Book Services - AFB Directory Profile

General Information

North Dakota State Library: Talking Book Services
604 East Boulevard Avenue
Departmnet 250
Bismarck, ND 58505-0800
(701) 328-1408 (Local)
(701) 328-2040 (Fax)
(800) 843-9948 (Toll-Free)
(701) 328-4923 (TDD/TTY)
tbooks@state.nd.us
http://ndsl.lib.state.nd.us/DisabilityServices.html

Brief Description

Regional Library.

Hours of operation: Mon.-Fri. 8:00 AM-5:00 PM.
Clients served on average per year: 2209
Number of staff: 6
Geographic area served: North Dakota. Braille readers receive service from Utah.
Publications: Discovery, Flicker Talk (newsletters).

Staff

Susan Hammer-Schneider, Head of Talking Book Library, (701) 328-1408, sbschneider@nd.gov

Services Offered

Services for Adults

  • Audiodescription
    • Supplies descriptive videocassettes.
  • Library Services
    • Provides talking books, digital talking book machines, large-print books, and digital cartridges for blind and physically handicapped persons.
  • Reading Services
    • Dakota Radio Reading Information Services: local newspapers read every day.

Services for Children

  • Library Services
    • Provides talking books, talking book machines, large-print books, and audiocassettes for blind and physically handicapped persons.
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