Library for the Blind and Print Disabled, San Francisco Public Library

General Information

Library for the Blind and Print Disabled, San Francisco Public Library
Civic Center
San Francisco California 1 94102
(415) 557 4253
jbaxter@sfpl.org
http://sfpl.org/index.php?pg=0200002301

Brief Description

Subregional Library. A service unit of San Francisco Public Library.

Staff

Jane Glasby, Librarian, jglasby@sfpl.org

Services Offered

  • Braille and Reading Instruction
    • Provided via Project Read Literacy Program at San Francisco Public Library.

  • Information and Referral
    • Offers numerous library reference resources in blind/low vision areas.

  • Library Services
    • Provides talking books and the equipment to play them on for free through the USPS for people who are blind or otherwise physically disabled so that they are unable to read regular print. Part of the Library of Congress NLS/BPH service. Provides access to the Internet, some office software, braille display and embosser, CCTV magnifiers, and OCR readers through assistive technology equipment for use at the library.

  • Services for Seniors