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

Brief Description

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


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