Getting Braille Books

WCBVI Accessible Educational Materials (AEM) Center

We serve K-12 students in Wisconsin. [link]

WCBVI Media Center

Our media center has books and magazines in various formats as well as parent and professional resources for any Wisconsin citizen. [link]

Braille Library & Transcribing Services, Inc.

BLTS houses a library and transcribes personal materials by individual request.

Audio & Braille Literacy Enhancement, Inc.

ABLE transcribes textbooks and personal materials by request.

Oshkosh Correctional Institution

OSCI transcribes textbooks. Contact Kurt Pamperin at kurt.pamperin@wisconsin.gov.

Phoenix Braille

Phoenix Braille transcribes textbooks. Contact Dennis Helwig at dwhj71@gmail.com.

American Printing House for the Blind (APH)

APH has many books and materials for sale.

Wisconsin Braille, Inc.

WisBrl offers free books for libraries, students, schools, parents and families.

Seedlings

Seedlings offers over 1,300 reasonably priced books for children.

National Library Service (NLS)

NLS is a vast resource for braille readers.

Wisconsin Talking Book and Braille Library

(NLS Regional Library)

National Braille Press (NBP)

NBP promotes braille literacy for children and adults.

Bookshare

Bookshare has a huge online library. Free for qualifying U.S. students, while others pay a small fee.