The Talking Book and Braille Library at the State Library is a FREE Braille and audio book library for any Oregonian with a print-disability, which means a person cannot read standard-size 12pt print for long periods of time comfortably. Eligibility for our library includes legal blindness or other visual impairment, physical impairments, or reading impairments like dyslexia or dysphasia. To register a student with our library, just download a
copy of our application using the link below and submit the completed
application once it has been signed by a certifying authority. We do not require any additional paperwork. Applications can be submitted by mail, fax, or email. Visit our registration page for more information.
Student (P-12) Application (full)
The Talking Book and Braille Library is a proud participant in Summer Reading! Each year there is a theme, incentive prizes, and grand prize drawings. Sign-up today and side-step the "Summer Slide."
From now through January 31, 2023, the Talking Book and Braille Library is asking registered student users (pre-k - 12, homeschoolers included) to submit poster design ideas for what will eventually become our Center for the Book logo. Click the linked header above for more information!
Each year students from across Oregon participate in the Battle of the Books event, and students wtih print disabilities can enjoy reading these titles as well. Talking Books has many of the titles on each year's list in audio or in Braille, and if we don't have a title we can help you connect with sources that do.
Current and back issues of our student-focused newsletter are available to read online.