Talking Books

What is Talking Books?
Eligible Ohio residents may receive audio, braille or downloadable books or magazines as well as playback equipment from the State Library of Ohio in conjunction with the Cleveland Public Library and the National Library Service for the Blind and Print Disabled. The State Library of Ohio has more details, including how to apply and the application.

Who is eligible for Talking Books service?
If you are unable to read a standard print book, or are not able to hold or turn the pages of books, you may qualify to receive this service. Those with reading disabilities such as dyslexia may also qualify.

How do I apply for Talking Books service?
The State Library of Ohio has an application you will need to complete. If you require help filling out this application, please contact us (740-387-0992).