News and Updates
2/28/14 A new Twin-Vision contracted Braille title, (BR 20042) Again! by Emily Gravett is now available!
2/26/14 Reader's Digest is now available on digital cartridge! Nebraska patrons are free to subscribe to this monthly publication by contacting their Readers Advisor.
2/13/14 Due to the source library experiencing a long term disruption in the the recording program of the magazine Sports 'N' Spokes, we are dropping this magazine from our subscription list. If this magazine ever becomes available, we will add it back in again. We apologize for the inconvenience!
2/12/14 A new Twin-Vision contracted Braille title, (BR 20044) Super Hair-O and the Barber of Doom by John Rocco is now available!
2/11/14 A new contracted Braille title, (BBR 48033) Unsinkable: Titanic, Book 1 by Gordon Korman is now available!
2/10/14 A new Twin-Vision contracted Braille title, (BR 20040) How to Babysit a Grandpa by Jean Reagan is now available!
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Here are a couple of promotional videos, one about our Nebraska Schools and Students service, and the other about our Nebraska Retirees service:
The Nebraska Library Commission's Talking Book and Braille Service (TBBS
) is part of a nationwide network of cooperating libraries headed by the National Library Service
), a division of the
Library of Congress.
TBBS provides free books and magazines on digital cartridge, through digital download
, and in Braille to individuals with a
visual or physical condition
, or a
reading disability which limits use of regular print. Our transition to digital books and players continues to increase weekly.
In our in-house sound studios, we also record and produce audiobooks and audio-magazines from either Nebraska and regional authors or about Nebraska and the Great Plains. The recordings from our Nebraska Collection are made available for loan to our patrons.
of books and magazines is similar to those
found in a public library. Special digital playback equipment
is also provided free of charge. Our
descriptive video collection
offers audio description of the visual elements of movie and Public Television program videos and DVDs.
Books, magazines, videos, and players are mailed to and from our library postage-free.
Our library service is available
to individuals, as well as
schools and other
facilities, such as nursing homes, hospitals and senior citizen centers.
addition to the free services mentioned above, we provide
and Braille embossing
to nonprofit organizations and governmental