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
Magazines on Digital Cartridge

NLS Digital Talking Book Player and Cartridge
NLS Digital Talking Book Player and Cartridge

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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.

Upcoming programs


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,

April 12
Book club discussion, The Good House, by Ann Leary,
Facilitated by Wilhelmina Hargrave, DB076232, BR019880

April 24
Museum Tour – The Walters Art Museum – 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Verbal description of special exhibition, “Designed for Flowers: Contemporary Japanese Ceramics”
Please use the entrance on the corner of Centre and Cathedral Streets, 600 N. Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21201
Free admission limited to 20
RSVP, 410-230-2424, ext. 5031

May 1
Group Show – Oliver! – Eastern Regional Performing Arts Center (within the North Government Center) – 10:00 am
Presented by The Sky is the Limit Community Theatre
7701 Wise Avenue, Dundalk, MD 21222
Free admission limited to 15
RSVP, 410-230-2424, ext. 5031

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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