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Maryland State Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
The basic mission of the Maryland State Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped is to provide 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.
Magazines on Digital Cartridge
NLS Digital Talking Book Player and Cartridge
Maryland Health Connection has a customer support center with a toll-free phone line and a team of trained and qualified representatives to answer your questions. Call 855.MHC(642).8572 or 855.MHC(642).8573 for TTY, Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Adult Braille Classes – Library – 9:00 am-2:00 pm/weekdays by appointment Classes will be one hour in length. There will be no charge for class instruction or reading materials. Braille instructors are graduates of BISM's SAIL program (Seniors Achieving Independent Living). For further information or to apply, contact Ruth Sager, 410-737-2649, email@example.com.
March 2 – March 31
Contest – 30/30 Reading Challenge Read for at least 30 minutes a day every day and complete a reading log. You could be chosen to win a top prize. Only K-12 students enrolled in a Maryland public school may enter.
For more information: http://www.readacrossmaryland.org
Book club discussion, The Light between Oceans, by M.L. Stedman,
Facilitated by Lori Guenthner, DB075192
Thor, Descriptive Movie – Central Library, Wheeler Auditorium,
400 Cathedral Street, Baltimore, MD 21201
The mighty Thor, a powerful warrior, reignites an ancient war. As a result, Thor is banished to Earth where he is forced to live among humans. When the most dangerous villain of his world sends its darkest forces to invade Earth, Thor learns what it takes to be a true hero. Starring Natalie Portman and Chris Hemsworth; Rated PG-13; 114 minutes
NOTE: THE LIBRARY will be closed on the following STATE HOLIDAYS AND Service Reduction Days:
Wednesday, January 1
Monday, January 20
Monday, February 17
Friday, May 23
Monday, May 26
Friday, July 4
Monday, September 1
Monday, October 13
Tuesday, November 11
Thursday, November 27
Friday, November 28
Thursday, December 25
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