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Northwest Indiana Subregional Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, Lake County Public Library - AFB Directory Profile

General Information

Northwest Indiana Subregional Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, Lake County Public Library
1919 West 81st Avenue
Merrillville, IN 46410-5382
(219) 769-3541 323 (Local)
(219) 769-0690 (Fax)
tbooks@lakeco.lib.in.us
http://www.lcplin.org/about/talking-books.htm

Brief Description

Subregional Library.

Hours of operation: Mon.-Fri. 8:00 AM-4:00 PM
Staff description: 10 volunteers.
Geographic area served: Jasper, Lake, LaPorte, Newton, and Porter Counties.
Publications: Newsletter.

Staff

Renee Lewis, Librarian, rlewis@lcplin.org

Services Offered

Services for Adults

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

Services for Children

  • Braille and Reading Instruction
    • Offers group and individual literacy programs.
  • Library Services
    • Provides cassette books, descriptive videos, magazines and large print books to people who are blind and physically handicapped. Materials are sent through the mail and the service is free to those who qualify.
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