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Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped

As part of the National Library Services for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NLS), Library of Congress, the Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped loans recorded materials and Braille materials to state residents who are unable to read or use standard print due to impairment, visual or physical, or reading disability.  The Library provides direct library services to more than 2,500 West Virginians who cannot utilize standard size print. 

Qualify and Apply for Services

If you or someone you know are unable to use standard printed materials due to an impairment. This impairment can be visual, physical, or a documented reading disability, please complete the application form. 
Man downloading audio material 
Print it and send the completed form to:
West Virginia Library Commission
ATTN: Library for the Blind and Physcially Handicapped
1900 Kanawha Blvd. E.
Charleston, WV 25305 
It is a federal requirement that all individuals with a reading disability have their application signed by a Doctor of Medicine or Osteopathy. A list of eligible professionals who may certify the application is provided. 
 

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