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Putting braille on the menu
October 5, 2017
Meet the Perkins Library team making theater programs and restaurant menus accessible to people who are blind.
Perkins Library pilots 'Kindle for folks who are blind'
August 4, 2017
Library patrons will test new affordable braille e-reader as part of a one-year pilot program.
Perkins Library shares the joy of accessible books
April 12, 2017
During National Library Week, April 9-15, patrons talk about the importance of braille and audio books in their lives.
Lawmakers hear from blindness community at advocacy event
March 17, 2017
Annual B.L.I.N.D. event shines spotlight on crucial state-funded services for residents with visual impairments.
Perkins Library's top 10 audio books for 2016
January 11, 2017
Library patrons enjoyed books about dastardly criminals, enigmatic sports stars, larger-than-life historical figures and more.
Finding their next great book
December 1, 2016
What I do: Reader Advisor Chelsea White recommends books to Perkins Library patrons, based on their literary likes and dislikes.
Historic accessible book treaty takes effect today
September 30, 2016
In 22 countries and counting, the Marrakesh Treaty will make more accessible books available for people who are blind.
Perkins Library unveils new reading room for patrons
July 29, 2016
Library members are invited to read accessible books, relax and learn about technology in the renovated space.
Perkins' pioneering work to promote literacy
June 30, 2016
From embossed type to downloadable digital books, Perkins has a long history of supporting literacy for people with blindness.
Bringing books to life
May 19, 2016
Meet the team of talented volunteers who record more than 100 new audio books every year for the Perkins Library.