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How can I borrow library books without leaving home if I am disabled?

Most libraries will let you reserve books or materials by calling and holding them until you are able to pick them up. Your local library might provide an electronic version of the "card catalog" that allows you to browse the library's entire collection and reserve materials from your home via the Internet. An email is generated to inform you when the books are in and ready for pickup. Some communities have volunteers who will drop off and pick up library materials at no charge for people with special needs.

If you have a documented physical or visual disability, you may qualify for the Talking Book Program of the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped. The books, which require a special tape player that is loaned to you free of charge, are sent and returned by mail postage free.
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