Your Donations Give Life to Talking Books

Gifts to the Oregon Talking Book and Braille Library broaden the choices available to our users.  Donation funds are used to do all of the following:

  • Expand our collection of Descriptive Videos
  • Help more Oregonians learn about our library
  • Record local-interest books by Oregon authors


Your gifts, be they large or small, can make a huge difference in the lives of many people.  Thank you for your generosity in supporting the Oregon Talking Book and Braille Library.


GIVE NOW using our secure online site

Of course you may always send a check to our address:

Talking Books

State Library of Oregon

250 Winter St NE

Salem, OR 97301


For further information contact our Donations Coordinator at 503-378-5014 or


Our Endowment Fund is making a difference!

Since 2001, our Endowment Fund has been growing, and growing, and growing.....and is now nearly two million dollars!


With an Endowment Fund, we invest the principal and use the interest to enhance and sustain Talking Books.


You can make a difference in the future of the Oregon Talking Book and Braille Library either in your lifetime, or through your will.  Gifts can be made directly to our Endowment Fund to provide for the long term health of the Talking Books library.     


Here are 3 ways to make a gift to our Endowment Fund:


      GIVE NOW using our secure online donation site.


     Send a check requesting that your gift be added to the

     Endowment Fund to: Talking Books, 250 Winter St NE

     Salem, OR 97301.


     Add the Oregon Talking Book and Braille Library to your will

     and join the Irene Price Society (see more information below).


For futher information contact Susan Westin at 503-378-5435 or


Join the Irene Price Society

Creating a legacy is a way to support a cause you love in a long-term way.  A legacy is a bequest of money that you designate for the Talking Books library.  This action can be done in several naming the Oregon Talking Book and Braille Library in your will or living trust, or by designating Talking Books as a beneficiary of an individual retirement plan or life insurance policy.


When you create a legacy to Talking Books you may join our Irene Price Society.  Many years ago the Irene Price Society was established from a bequest from Thomas Price of Grants Pass, Oregon.  Read more...


We want to honor you for your gift. There is much more to tell you about creating your legacy.  Read more...