Outspoken Library

New Jersey State Library's Talking Book & Braille Center's (TBBC's) Outspoken Library

Who is TBBC?
  • TBBC is a bureau of the New Jersey State Library.
  • TBBC is a regional library of the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, a division of the U.S. Library of Congress.
What is Outspoken Library?
The Outspoken Library provides information on the no-cost, home delivered, accessible reading services of the New Jersey State Library Talking Book & Braille Center (TBBC).
(This project was made possible in part by the Institue of Museum and Library Services and supported by a generous grant from the Comcast Foundation).

In addtion to learning more about TBBC and its services, users can also use SiteCues®, a browser feature designed to magnify and read text on a webpage.
You will find a demo on the desktop of the Outspoken Library computer located at the Wayne Public Library's Main Library, located by the Adult Reference Desk. 

Who is Elegible for TBBC's Services?
TBBC serves New Jersey residents of all ages who have difficulty reading printed books due to:
  • Physical impairment
  • Reading Disability
  • Vision Challenge
What Library Services does TBBC Provide?
  • Audiobooks
  • Audio Magazines
  • BARD MobileApp for the iPad, iPhone and iPod touch
  • Braille
  • Braille and Audio Reading Download Site (BARD)
  • Downloadable audiobooks, audiomagazines and Braille files
  • Digital Talking Book Machine
  • News Reading Services: Audiovision & Newsline
How do I apply for TBBC's Services?
Your application must be certified. Once it is certified, you can return the application to TBBC:
  • Fold the application in half and mail it.
  • Fax it to TBBC at 609-406-7181
  • Scan it and email it to tbbc@njstatelib.org
Where can I see the Outspoken Library Computer?
Wayne Public Library's Main Library has an Outspoken Library Computer that provides access to the Outspoken Library website and also contains SiteCues®: A feature that allows you to magnify text on a webpage and to have text read to you.