TBBS News and Updates Archive

11/2/18 Two new twinvision braille titles (BR 22044 and 22047) Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes by James Dean and Forever or a Day by Sarah Jacoby have come in.

10/29/18 American Printing House for the Blind has lost funding and can no longer record magazines; consequently we regret that we can no longer distribute Newsweek magazine. If you are interested in alternative news periodicals please visit our magazine listing on the catalogs webpage.

10/17/18 Two new twinvision braille titles (BR 22040 and 22045) Mae Among the Stars by Roda Ahmed and A Day in the Life of Marlon Bundo by Marlon Bundo have come in.

9/27/18 A new twinvision braille title (BR 22038) All the Way to Havana by Margarita Engle has come in.

9/18/18 A new twinvision braille title (BR 22042) Big Cat, Little Cat by Elisha Cooper has come in.

8/27/18 A new twinvision braille title (BR 22036) A Different Pond by Bao Phi has come in.

8/8/18 A new twinvision braille title (BR 22035) The Legend of Rock Paper Scissors by Drew Daywalt has come in.

7/25/18 Three new twinvision braille titles (BR 22033, 22034 and 22037) The Wolf the Duck and the Mouse by Mac Barnett, The Three Billy Goats Gruff by Jerry Pinkney, and Silent Days Silent Dreams by Allen Say have come in; and a new braille title (BBR 45032) Dream Big by Kat Kronenberg.

6/8/18 A new twinvision braille title (BR 22030) Little Red and the Very Hungry Lion by Alex T. Smith has come in.

5/23/18 A new twinvision braille title (BR 22027) Yo Soy Muslim: A Father's Letter to His Daughter by Mark Gonzales has come in.

4/19/18 A new twinvision braille title (BR 22029) The Twelve Days of Christmas by Greg Pizzoli has come in.

4/12/18 Two new twinvision braille titles (BR 22024 and 22026) If Sharks Disappeared by Lily Williams and Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! by Mo Willems have come in.

4/4/18 A new twinvision braille title (BR 22025) Creepy Pair of Underwear! by Aaron Reynolds has come in.

1/10/18 Two new twinvision braille titles (BR 22022 and 22023) Seven Ate Nine by Tara Lazar and Out of School and into Nature by Suzanne Slade have come in.

12/7/17 A new twinvision braille title (BR 22003) School's First Day of School by Adam Rex and a new braille title (BBR 45031) The Christmas Boot by Lisa Wheeler have come in.

10/26/17 A new twinvision braille title (BR 22020) Dad and the Dinosaur by Gennifer Choldenko has come in.

10/24/17 A new twinvision braille title (BR 22018) My Favorite Pets by Gus W. for Ms. Smolinski's Class by Jeanne Birdsall has come in.

10/16/17 Three new twinvision braille titles (BR 21100, 22019 and 22021) Dragon Was Terrible by Kelly DiPucchio, Life of Mars by Jon Agee, and Anywhere Farm by Phyllis Root have come in.

9/21/17 Three new twinvision braille titles (BR 22004, 22005 and 22016) How to Find a Fox by Nilah Magruder, Nanette's Baguette by Mo Willems, and The Catawampus Cat by Jason Carter Eaton have come in.

9/15/17 Kiplinger's Retirement Report, a magazine that provides timely, trusted personal finance advice and business forecasts, is now available. Contact your reader's advisor to subscribe.

9/12/17 Two new twinvision braille titles (BR 22015 and 22017) The Storybook Knight by Helen Docherty and Noisy Night by Mac Barnett have come in.

8/23/17 A new twinvision braille title (BR 22001) Ada Twist, Scientist by Andrea Beaty has come in.

8/17/17 A new twinvision braille title (BR 22014) Tidy by Emily Gravett has come in.

8/11/17 Three new twinvision braille titles (BR 22011, 22012, and 22013) The Journey by Francesca Sanna, Radiant Child by Javaka Steptoe, and Introducing Teddy by Jessica Walton. have come in. Also, Native Peoples magazine has ceased production. We will continue to circulate the last few remaining issues, and then it will no longer be available.

7/12/17 Two new twinvision braille titles (BR 21099 and 22010) Nobody Likes a Goblin by Ben Hatke and Leave Me Alone! by Vera Brosgol have come in.

7/12/17 A new twinvision braille title (BR 22009) North, South, East, West by Margaret Wise Brown has come in.

6/29/17 A new twinvision braille title (BR 21097) I Yam a Donkey! by Cece Bell has come in.

6/19/17 A new twinvision braille title (BR 21098) Trombone Shorty by Troy Andrews has come in; also in recently is contracted braille title (BBR 00009) Oskar and Klaus: The Mission to Cataria by Mick Szydlowski.

6/13/17 National Geographic magazine is now also available with Spanish-language audio. If you are interested in getting this magazine in English or Spanish, please let your readers advisor know.

6/12/17 A new twinvision braille title (BR 22008) A Small Thing, but Big by Tony Johnston has come in.

6/8/17 Two new twinvision braille titles (BR 21089 and 22007) The White Cat and the Monk by Jo Ellen Bogart and The Summer Nick Taught His Cats to Read by Curtis Manley have come in.

5/26/17 Two new twinvision braille titles (BR 21094 and 21096) Our Great Big Backyard by Laura Bush and The Cow Who Climbed a Tree by Gemma Merino have come in.

5/3/17 Two new twinvision braille titles (BR 21095 and 22006) Wolf Camp by Andrea Zuill and Rudas: Nino's Horrendous Hermanitas by Yuyi Morales have come in.

4/17/17 Subscriptions to Organic Life will no longer be available through Nebraska Talking Books, as the magazine is no longer in print. We apologize for the inconvenience.

4/14/17 A new twinvision braille title (BR 21090) When Spring Comes by Kevin Henkes has come in.

4/10/17 A new twinvision braille title (BR 21092) We Came to America by Faith Ringgold has come in.

4/7/17 Two new twinvision braille titles (BR 21087 and 21093) The Bear and the Piano by David Litchfield and Swap! by Steve Light have come in.

3/20/17 A new twinvision braille title (BR 21076) I Hear a Pickle (and Smell, See, Touch, and Taste It, Too!) by Rachel Isadora has come in.

3/16/17 A new contracted braille title, (BBR 00008) Oskar and Klaus: The Search for Bigfoot has come in; also new twinvision braille titles (BR 21085 and 21086) Dreaming Up: A Celebration of Building by Christy Hale, and Freedom in Congo Square by Carole Boston Weatherford.

2/7/17 A new contracted braille title, (BBR 45030) Pete the Cat and the New Guy by James Dean has come in; also new twinvision braille titles (BR 21082, 21088 and 21091) Clothesline Clues to Jobs People Do by Kathryn Heling and Deborah Hembrook, The Night Gardener by Terry and Eric Fan, and Thunder Boy Jr. by Sherman Alexie.

1/13/17 A new contracted braille title, (BBR 45029) Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons by James Dean has come in; also a new twinvision braille title (BR 21084) I Don't Want to Be a Frog by Dev Petty.

1/4/17 Library of Congress launches new software to simplify download of BARD material. Read this article about BARD Express.

12/9/16 A new twinvision braille title, (BR 21083) Ida, Always by Caron Levis and Charles Santoso has come in.

11/22/16 A new uncontracted twinvision braille title, (BR 21081) Dear Yeti by James Kwan has come in; also two contracted braille titles (BBR 00007) The Christmas Miracle of Jonthan Toomey by Susan Wojciechowski, and (BBR 45028) Pete the Cat: Five Little Pumpkins by James Dean.

10/12/16 A new twinvision braille title, (BR 21080) The Skunk by Mac Barnett has come in.

9/21/16 The most recent braille titles added are (BBR 48052 and 48053) Into the Gauntlet: The 39 Clues, Book 10 by Margaret Peterson and Vespers Rising: The 39 Clues, Book 11 by Rick Riordan, (BBR 45025 and 45026) Pete the Cat and His Magic Sunglasses and Pete the Cat's Groovy Guide to Love by James Dean; (BR 21078) The Princess and the Pony by Kate Beaton, and (BR 21079) Here Comes Valentine Cat by Deborah Underwood.

9/16/16 Several new board books were added to our braille collection today. All are UEB Uncontracted titles.

6/30/16 A new twin-vision braille title has arrived, (BR 21077) Drum Dream Girl: How One Girl's Courage Changed Music by Margarita Engle.

6/27/16 A new contracted braille title has arrived, (BBR 45024) Pete the Cat: Scuba-Cat by James Dean.

6/7/16 A new contracted braille title has arrived, (BBR 48051) Storm Warning: The 39 Clues, Book 9 by Linda Sue Park.

5/13/16 Our new online catalog is now live! You will need to contact your readers advisor to get a login id and password. Call us today at (402) 471-4038 or (800) 742-7691.

5/3/16 Two new twin-vision braille titles have arrived, (BR 21074 and 21075) Flight School by Lita Judge and Little Tree by Loren Long; Also added are two contracted braille titles, (BBR 45022 and 48050) Pete the Cat: Robo-Pete by James Dean and The Emperor's Code: The 39 Clues, Book 8 by Gordon Korman.

4/6/16 Two new twin-vision braille titles have arrived, (BR 21072 and 21073) Max and Marla by Alexandra Boiger and Trick Arrr Treat: A Pirate Halloween by Leslie Kimmelman. Also added is another contracted braille title, (BBR 45021) Pete the Cat: Big Easter Adventure by James Dean.

3/22/16 Girl Scouts of the USA Handbooks for Junior and Cadette Scouts are now available in contracted braille. Check out the Girl Scouts Handbook braille catalog!

3/9/16 Six new twin-vision contracted braille titles have come in lately, including (BR 21071) Gravity by Jason Chin, and three new contracted braille titles, (BBR 45019 and 45020) Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes and Pete the Cat: Valentine's Day Is Cool by James Dean, and (BBR 48049) The Viper's Nest: The 39 Clues, Book 7 by Peter Lerangis.

1/28/16 Two new twin-vision contracted braille titles have come in, (BR 21065) Firebird: Ballerina Misty Copeland Shows a Young Girl How to Dance Like the Firebird by Misty Copeland, and (BR 21066) Emmanuel's Dream: The True Story of Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah by Laurie Ann Thompson.

1/15/16 Three new twin-vision contracted braille titles have come in, (BR 21056) Last Stop on Market Street by Matt de la Pena, (BR 21061) Cat and Bunny by Mary Lundquist, and (BR 21064) Such a Little Mouse by Alice Schertle.

1/12/16 Nationally-Distributed magazines have added several subscriptions on digital cartridge that we also offer as locally-distributed magazines: Audubon, Cowboys and Indians, Humpty Dumpty, Missouri Conservationist, National Geographic Traveler, Oklahoma Today, Playboy, Seventeen, Smithsonian, Southern Living, and Vital Speeches of the Day. Nebraska patrons are free to subscribe to either National or Local versions of these periodicals by contacting their Readers Advisor.

1/4/16 Two new contracted braille titles have come in, (BBR 45018) Pete the Cat Saves Christmas by James Dean, and (BBR 48048) In Too Deep: The 39 Clues, Book 6 by Jude Watson.

12/31/15 Nationally-Distributed magazines have added three new subscriptions. AARP magazine and AARP Bulletin are available as a 2-in-1 subscription (though we are still locally-distributing these titles separately) and O, the Oprah magazine and Rolling Stone are now available on digital cartridge! Nebraska patrons are free to subscribe to these periodicals by contacting their Readers Advisor.

12/30/15 A new contracted Twin-Vision braille book has arrived, (BR 21053) Wolfie the Bunny by Ame Dyckman.

12/23/15 The December 2015 issue of Interchange is available online.

12/17/15 A new twin-vision braille title, (BR 21063) Please, Mr. Panda by Steve Antony has arrived.

12/2/15 Two new twin-vision braille titles, (BR 21058) Good Night Yoga by Mariam Gates and (BR 21060) The Bear Ate Your Sandwich by Julia Sarcone-Roach have arrived.

11/24/15 Two new twin-vision braille titles, (BR 21057) Won Ton and Chopstick by Lee Wardlaw and (BR 21059) Smick! by Doreen Cronin, and a new braille title (BBR 45010) Pete the Cat's Train Trip by James Dean have arrived.

11/18/15 A new twin-vision braille title, (BR 21050) Tuesday Tucks Me In: The Loyal Bond Between a Soldier and His Service Dog by Luis Carlos Montalvan has arrived.

10/29/15 A new twin-vision braille title, (BR 21055) Meet the Dullards by Sara Pennypacker, and a new braille title (BBR 45017) Pete the Cat: The First Thanksgiving by James Dean have arrived.

10/20/15 Updated versions of both the iOS BARD Mobile app and the Andriod BARD Mobile app are now available. For more information visit the BARD info page.

10/7/15 A new twin-vision braille title, (BR 21052) First Snow by Peter McCarty, and a new braille title (BBR 48047) The Black Circle: The 39 Clues, Book 5 by Patrick Carman have arrived.

9/29/15 We're pleased to announce we are now distributing Oklahoma Today magazine. If you would like to subscribe, please contact us today.

7/27/15 The August 2015 issue of Interchange is available online.

7/10/15 After many years Big Red Report magazine is now out of print; we will be replacing it with another Nebraska sports magazine, Hail Varsity. Also Organic Gardening is no longer available and has been replaced with Rodale's Organic Life.

6/10/15 The long awaited BARD Mobile app for Andriod OS devices has been released! For more information visit Nebraska BARD Information and Instructions.

5/27/15 The June 2015 issue of Interchange is available online.

5/22/15 Two new contracted braille titles have come in, (BBR 45012) Pete the Cat: Pete at the Beach by James Dean, and (BBR 48045) The Sword Thief: The 39 Clues, Book 3 by Peter Lerangis.

5/14/15 New braille titles have been added to our collection, including contracted twin-vision title (BR 21043) One Hundred Things That Make Me Happy by Amy Schwartz, and chapter books (BBR 45011) Pete the Cat: Plays Ball! by James Dean and (BBR 48044) One False Note: The 39 Clues, Book 2 by Gordon Korman.

4/3/15 The April 2015 issue of Interchange is available online.

3/17/15 A new contracted Twin-Vision braille book has arrived, (BR 21041) You Are (Not) Small by Anna Kang.

3/10/15 A new contracted Twin-Vision Braille title has come in, (BR 21040) Elizabeth, Queen of the Seas by Lynne Cox, and a new contracted Braille item has come in, (BBR 45009) Pete the Cat: Pete's Big Lunch by James Dean.

2/5/15 A new contracted Twin-Vision Braille title has come in, (BR 21038) The Lion and the Bird by Marianne Dubuc, and a new contracted Braille item has come in, (BBR 45008) Pete the Cat: Too Cool for School by Kimberly and James Dean.

1/29/15 A new Twin-Vision Braille title has come in, (BR 21017) Paul Meets Bernadette by Rosy Lamb.

1/27/15 Two new Twin-Vision Braille titles have arrived, (BR 21020) Gaston by Kelly DiPucchio, and (BR 21033) Five Trucks by Brian Floca.

1/26/15 Following long-term disruptions in distribution from our source, we are delighted to announce that subscriptions to Sunset magazine are once again available.

1/22/15 Following long-term disruptions in distribution from our source, we are delighted to announce that subscriptions to Native Peoples and Sports 'N Spokes magazines are once again available; Also two new Twin-Vision Braille titles have come in, (BR 21015) A Boy and a Jaguar by Alan Rabinowitz, and (BR 21035) Bone by Bone: Comparing Animal Skeletons by Sara Levine.

1/21/15 The February 2015 issue of Interchange is available online.

1/20/15 We're pleased to announce that we now offer Newsweek magazine! If you are interested in receiving this weekly current events periodical, please contact your readers advisor.

1/12/15 Two new Twin-Vision Braille titles have arrived, (BR 21022) The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend by Dan Santat, and (BR 21034) Plant a Pocket of Prairie by Phyllis Root.

1/2/15 Due to long-term disruptions in distribution from our source, subscriptions to AARP Magazine, Arizona Highways, Native Peoples, Saturday Evening Post, Sports 'n' Spokes, and Sunset will no longer be available through Nebraska Talking Books. We apologize for the inconvenience.