Archive for March, 2016
Do you have low vision? Do you have an Android mobile phone? Not only can you use the mobile phone to play TBP/NLS talking books, with the Smart Magnifier app you can use the mobile phone to enlarge print from the Talking Book Topics book catalog. If you have trouble reading the book numbers in […]
Alert Message from BARD Operations Supervisor- BARD will be taken offline for 30 minutes beginning at 9:00 PM Eastern, on Tuesday March 15 2016. This is nothing more than a maintenance issue. BARD should be back online by 9:30.
On Friday, March 18, 2016 from 10 am to 12 noon the INSIGHT Book Club will be talking about Go Set A Watchman by Harper Lee. DB61330. Narrator: Kate Kiley. Length: 7 hrs. 42 min. Below is a description of the book taken from the Rhode Island TBP Catalog – Twenty years after the events of […]
On Friday, March 18, 2016 at 9 pm the Novel Ideas Book Discussion Group will be talking about The Loch by Steven Alten. Talking Books Plus (TBP) members may download or reserve a copy to be mailed to them. Visit the Book Nook Room to participate in the discussion. TBP members who are not already […]
On Tuesday, April 5,2016 at 9 pm the Journey Through History Book Discussion Group will be talking about Operation Thunderbolt by Saul David. Talking Books Plus (TBP) members may download or reserve a copy to be mailed to them. Visit the Book Nook Room to participate in the discussion. TBP members who are not already […]
The February 2016 Bestsellers List has been posted. BACKGROUND The enclosed report compiled monthly by NLS combines information taken from the bestseller lists of the Los Angeles Times, the New York Times, and the Washington Post. Bestsellers are included in the report when they appear on one of the above bestseller lists for a month […]
On March 2, 2016, the National Federation of the Blind (NFB) and Amazon announced they will be working together to improve reading experiences for Blind, low vision, and deaf-blind students. Read the full press release at https://nfb.org/.
To read the latest issue of News, a publication of NLS (National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped) visit http://www.loc.gov/nls/newsletters/news/index.html. Talking Books Plus/Office of Library and Information Services is the Rhode Island network library of NLS/Library of Congress.
The Talking Book Topics January-February 2016 is online. Talking Books Plus (TBP) members with BARD service may download this book catalog at nlsbard.loc.gov/nlsbardprod/login/RI1A . Otherwise, TBP members may elect to either subscribe to the audio or the large print version. Audio cartridge subscribers should return cartridges within nine (9) weeks to remain in good standing for […]