Services for the Visually Impaired
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library
The New York Public Library provides braille and special format audio books and magazines for people who are physically unable to read standard print. Applications are at the library Reference Desks. Click link to learn more.
This is a full-color, auto-focus video magnifier, enabling "individuals with low vision to read, write, view photos, and more, in color, black-and-white, or advanced high-contrast positive or negative viewing modes."
Merlin LCD Magnifier
Audiobooks are available at the library as cassette books, books on CD-ROM, downloadable books, and Playaways.
Our collection of large print books includes fiction, non-fiction and bestsellers.
Note: Assistive Services are available to library patrons of all ages