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Braille, Radio, Talking Books, News

Our Communication Center provides books, newspapers, magazines and other printed materials in alternate formats for people who are blind, visually impaired, DeafBlind or who have other disabilities that make it difficult for them to read print. Select Library Services to find a link to our online searchable catalog.

The services help people stay informed, in-touch with their communities, entertained, and to meet their education and employment goals. Services are provided to anyone with a qualifying visual or physical disability. To determine if you're eligible, complete and submit our application for services form.

Braille, Audio, E-text Transcription

At school, work or home, we’ve got you covered with books and other printed materials transcribed into Braille, audio, or electronic text.

Radio Talking Book

This free, closed-circuit news service broadcasts current newspapers, magazines and best-selling books 24/7 on special radios we provide to clients.

News by Phone or on the Go

Get access to national and international news sources, job postings and tv listings and Minnesota daily newspapers online, mobile device or by phone.


Download job-seeking and career development advice from a variety of local, regional and national experts.

Library Services

We offer an extensive library of books in accessible formats. If a title isn't available in our collection or from partner groups, we'll transcribe it.

About the Communication Center

Learn about the Communication Center, its unique role in Minnesota, and it's life-changing work.

Find out more about the Minnesota's Accessible Reading Source in our brochure.

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