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Library program serves those with print disabilities

Wednesday, November 5, 2014 - 10:30am

The Perkins Library’s Debby King will be at the Westborough Public Library Wednesday, November 5th at 10:30 a.m. to talk about services for the blind and visually impaired. The Perkins Library in Watertown serves over 25,000 people with print disabilities throughout Massachusetts.  In addition to serving people who are blind or visually impaired, the library serves anyone with a physical disability making it difficult to hold a book or turn pages (e.g., arthritis, stroke, MS, Parkinson’s disease). The Perkins Library offers a wide variety of services including: Large Print books, Talking Books, Library without Walls, BARD (Braille & Audio Reading Download), Audio Described DVD’s, and Newsline.

Come and learn how to access all the great services offered through the Perkins Library and the Worcester Talking Book Library. This program is free and open to the public.  For more information, call the library at 508-366-3050.