Perkins Library

A woman, child and man sit on a coach reading a large braille book with pictures
September 8, 2015
The Perkins Library enriches the lives of book-lovers who can’t read traditional print.
A library patron receives audio book cartridges from a Perkins Library staff member
September 3, 2015
Take advantage of Perkins Library’s back-to-school services this fall – and don’t forget to update your contact information.
Kim Charlson in the Perkins Library stacks.
August 12, 2015
Kim Charlson will advise Massachusetts attorney general’s office on issues important to people with disabilities.
Marilyn wearing headphones and speaking into a microphone
June 11, 2015
Volunteer narrator Marilyn Rea Beyer shares the secrets of bringing audio books to life during phone-in event for Perkins Library patrons.
Two men sitting on chairs onstage
May 19, 2015
Just in time for the summer theater season, Perkins Library offers a list of local audio-described theater performances.
Deborah and Molly looking at the book in the Perkins student library
May 13, 2015
Antique raised-print book returned 159 years after it was printed at Perkins School for the Blind.
Three people standing in a library looking at a SARA CE
April 30, 2015
With help from Perkins, Auburn Free Public Library has become a truly accessible community resource.
Dave Power speaking at the U.N. panel.
April 2, 2015
Perkins works to make books available to more people around the world with visual impairments.
Vintage photo of children in a classroom
February 20, 2015
Perkins’ mission to educate children who are blind has always extended far beyond our Watertown campus.
Oscar statue surrounded by copies of books made into movies
January 22, 2015
Many of this year’s Oscar-nominated films started out as books, which patrons can check out from the Perkins Library.

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