Reading never sounded so good.
Perkins Library circulates more than a half million accessible books, newspapers and publications in braille, large print and digital audio formats annually to thousands of registered patrons in New England and beyond.
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Browse the entire Perkins Library collection and order materials online – all with the click of a button. Or phone us directly at:
Members can borrow books and magazines in a variety of formats and foreign languages while accessing free services like Newsline, where newspapers and magazines are read aloud over the phone.
Volunteer at the Library
Volunteers are an integral part of what makes the Library so successful. They help narrate books and magazines, review recording projects, inspect books, help with braille production and assist with other support tasks. Fill out an application and volunteer today.
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Perkins Library isn't just for adults. PerKIDS can help get your children excited about reading too!
The Samuel P. Hayes Research Library & Archives houses a vast collection of non-medical material related to blindness and deafblindness.