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Maryland State Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped

The Maryland State Library for the Blind and Print Disabled (LBPD) provides comprehensive library services to the eligible blind and physically handicapped residents of the State of Maryland. Our vision is to provide innovative and quality services to meet the needs and expectations of our patrons.

LBPD provides:

  • ​Books and magazines in Braille delivered either through the US mail or through digital download
  • Books and magazines sent in a specialized format for use with the Digital Talking Book Machine mailed directly to the patron at home or accessed via direct download
  • Books in Large Print delivered through the US Mail
  • Accessible Technology Training by Appointment
  • Accessible Textbook Conversion through the Maryland Accessible Textbook Program
  • ​ADA Compliant Computer Workstations both at LBPD and across the state
  • Accessible events and programs held at LBPD and over the phone

***Saturday hours are the second Saturday of the month only***

Eligibility Requirements

Locations and Contacts

Service Contact Name
John Owen, Director
Service Phone
Service Fax
Business Hours
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday: 08:00 am ~ 05:00 pm
Saturday: 10:00 am ~ 02:00 pm
Mapped Location
Last updated: 06/05/2024 15:14