DC Regional Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped

General Information

DC Regional Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
901 G Street, NW
Washington District of Columbia 1 20001
(202) 727 2142
philip.wong-cross@dc.gov
http://dclibrary.org/services/accessibility

Brief Description

The NLS Regional Library is one of the service functions within the Center for Accessibility of the District of Columbia Public Library.

Staff

Melinda MaCall, Librarian, melinda.maccall@dc.gov, 202 727 2270

Services Offered

  • Community Outreach Programs
    • Offers book deposit services to institutions (nursing homes, independent living centers, and schools with blind and deaf-blind students). Delivers books to persons with severely limited mobility.

  • Information and Referral
    • Provides general reference, prepare lists of internet links for health, senior-interest, and hearing impaired resources, and other needs as requested.

  • Library Services
    • Provides talking books, talking book machines, large-print books, audiocassettes, and braille books for blind and physically handicapped persons.

  • Services for Seniors