FLICC Orientation to Federal Libraries& Information Centers Series

Tour the National Library Service (NLS) for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, Library of Congress

Thursday, December 9, 2010

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

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Experience the difference that leading-edge technology provides for blind and physically handicapped readers.

~ Information and demonstrations will be provided for:

~ Digital talking-book machines and digital talking books on flash cartridges

~ Braille and Audio Reading Download (BARD) and Web-Braille Internet services

~ Narrators recording digital talking books

~ Louis Braille: His Legacy and Influence exhibit

~ National Exhibits by Blind Artists Art Beyond Sight exhibit


NLS staff will also be available to discuss the eligibility requirements for the free library service and to answer questions.



Thursday, December 9, 2010



9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.



National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped Library of Congress

1291 Taylor St., NW

Washington, D.C.


Metro and Directions

Petworth/Georgia Avenue on Green line (Proceed north four blocks to Taylor Street NW, turn left, cross Kansas Avenue NW, building will be on the right.) Sponsor FLICC Education Working Group



Call FLICC (202) 707-4813

TTY (202) 707-4995

Request ADA Accommodations five business days in advance at [log in to unmask].



Registration is free but required to attend.  Please register at:



Please notify FLICC at (202) 707-4813 if you cannot attend to allow those on the waiting list an opportunity to register.