Getting Braille Books

WCBVI Materials and Production: We serve K-12 students in Wisconsin.

WCBVI Media Center: Our media center has books and magazines in various formats as well as parent and professional resources for any Wisconsin citizen.

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.

Phoenix Braille: Phoenix Braille transcribes textbooks. Contact Dennis Helwig at

American Printing House for the Blind: 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 is a vast resource for braille readers.

Wisconsin Talking Book and Braille Library (NLS Regional Library):

National Braille Press: 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.