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April 26th 2017

April 2017 Dear TBBC reader, The NJ State Library Talking Book & Braille Center (TBBC) offers an exciting new way for you to get TBBC audiobooks closer to your home. The Pennsville Public Library now has full access to the Braille and Audio Reading Download (BARD) service and can download books and magazines for you to use with the digital audiobook player you received from TBBC. To receive assistance downloading from BARD, make an appointment by calling Jeremy Magoon at 856-678-5473. Visit the library at: ...Continue Reading

TBBC Spring 2017 Newsletter - Insights

April 17th 2017

WELCOME TO THE SPRING 2017 NEWSLETTER OF THE NEW JERSEY STATE LIBRARY TALKING BOOK AND BRAILLE CENTER Every year I tell you how I love saying goodbye to winter and hello to spring. Although the past winter was mild, this year is no different. It’s spring and time to garden again, one thing I love to do! When I think of spring, I think of change and growth. For the New Jersey State Library Talking Book & Braille Center (TBBC), spring is a time of change and growth as you will read about in this newsletter. One cha ...Continue Reading

Talking Book and Braille Center

March 22nd 2017

March 2017 Dear TBBC Members in Ocean County:   We have great news!  We are pleased to announce that the New Jersey Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired (CBVI) is continuing the Library Equal Access Program (LEAP) for 2017 for New Jersey residents 55 and older who have a change in vision. FREE training classes will be provided by Advancing Opportunities May through July at the Toms River branch of the Ocean County Library System, 101 Washington Street. You must register for a class. To register ...Continue Reading

Talking Book and Braille Center - LEAP into Learning New Assistive Technology

February 1st 2017

January 2017 Dear TBBC Members: We have great news! We are pleased to announce that the New Jersey Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired (CBVI) is continuing the Library Equal Access Program (LEAP) for 2017 for New Jersey residents 55 and older who have a change in vision.Through LEAP, learn technology that provides magnification and speech on computers and iPads. FREE training classes will be provided by Advancing Opportunities and will be held this Spring, March through May (NOTE: At Toms River, the cl ...Continue Reading

FREE Assistive Technology Training through our LEAP Program

August 8th 2016

Dear TBBC Members: We have great news! We are pleased to announce that the New Jersey Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired (CBVI) is continuing and expanding the Library Equal Access Program (LEAP). The LEAP program will have assistive technology computers & iPads in seven public libraries to offer FREE training in assistive software to NJ residents 55 and older with vision loss. There are beginner and advanced classes for the computers & iPads that offer a better way to read with magnification a ...Continue Reading

iPad Training for Veterans!

May 31st 2016

We are very pleased to announce that we received a grant from Disability Rights New Jersey to provide iPad training to our members who are U.S. military veterans. We are partnering with Advancing Opportunities on the grant, a leader in assistive technology training. The training will take place July through August at the New Jersey State Library Talking Book and Braille Center (TBBC) at 2300 Stuyvesant Avenue, Trenton NJ. TBBC is an Access Link stop and has plenty of parking for those who will receive rides. Classes ...Continue Reading

Now available - Cent’Anni – The Sinatra Legend at 100

March 11th 2016

Love Sinatra? We are thrilled to announce that The New Jersey State Library Talking Book and Braille Center (TBBC) has produced an audio recording of a new riveting biography of Frank Sinatra, “Cent’Anni – The Sinatra Legend at 100,” by Richard Muti. In this biography of Old Blue Eyes, Sinatra’s life is finely examined by former New Jersey prosecutor and author Muti. No stone has been left unturned. Thanks to TBBC, this print book now has a voice. The book, published by North Jersey Media Group Inc., was narrated by A ...Continue Reading

Invitation to the next YAY Books Club Meeting

March 9th 2016

All are welcome to join us at the next YAY Books Club meeting on Monday March 28 from 3-4pm in the TBBC Conference Room or from home by calling 712-432-1212 Meeting ID: 101-120-500 We will discuss: More Happy Than Not by Adam Silvera DB82411 Please RSVP to Tara at tkehoe@njstatelib.org or 800-792-8322 ext. 805. ...Continue Reading

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