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  • Children’s Services from the NJSL Library for the Blind & Handicapped June 9, 2009 2:15 – 3:45 NJALA Annual Conference
    • Elizabeth Burns
    • Youth Services Consultant
    • [email_address]
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  • New Jersey State Library’s Library for the Blind & Handicapped www.njlbh.org
  • National Library Services for the Blind & Physically Handicapped (NLS) www.loc.gov/nls
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  • Who Uses NJLBH?
    • Blind
    • Low Vision
    • Physically Handicapped
    • Reading Disabilities
  • Braille
  • Large Print
  • Large Print
    • Newspapers: 8 point
    • Adult books: 10 to 12 point
    • Minimum size large print: 14 point
    • Typical large print: 16 to 18 point
  • Children’s Books
    • Novels: 10 to 12 point
    • Middle Grade: 14 point
    • Early Readers: 16 point
    • Picture Books: 16 to 24 point
    • Minimum size large print: 14 point
    • Typical large print: 16 to 18 point
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  • Commercial Players
    • http://www.humanware.com
  • But my library has audiobooks!
    • Books on tape/CD
    • Playaways
    • Downloadable Books
      • sjrlc.lib.overdrive.com
      • Listennj.com
      • www.listennjnw.com
  • Garden State Children’s Book Award
  • Jack Plank Tells Tales
  • A Friendship for Today
  • What You Never Knew About Beds, Bedrooms & Pajamas
  • The Pushcart War
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  • https://nlsbard.loc.gov
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  • How Not To Be Popular
  • www.worldcat.org
  • ASL Story Hour
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  • Summer Reading Club
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  • Summer Reading Program
    • 57 Percent Use Local Library
    • 43 Percent Do Not
  • Be Welcoming!
    • 14 Point Font Size or Higher
    • Hours Read
    • Crafts
  • Be Welcoming!
    • Special Needs: Please contact the branch hosting this event at least two weeks in advance to arrange for accommodations.
    • Children of all abilities are welcome
    • All books
      • Audio
      • Not owned by the library
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  • Questions?
    • Elizabeth Burns
    • Youth Services Consultant
    • [email_address]