Contact Talking Books Staff at (401) 574-9310 or email us at

You can also contact:

Alicia Waters
Library Services Coordinator

Neshmayda Calderon
Information Services Technician: Talking Books

Kelley Lima
Information Services Technician: LORI Services

Other Talking Books Library Resources

Digital Resources

Other Sources of Information and Reading Material

  • IN-SIGHT Radio a unique radio reading service that provides the daily reading of local and national newspapers, magazines, books, and other printed materials of interest to our listeners.
  • Bookshare
  • Currency Reader Program
  • Learning Ally (formerly Reading for the Blind and Dyslexic)

    Learning Ally provides reading materials for students. This is a fee-based service.
  • Librivox

    Free audio books.
  • NFB-NEWSLINE® Application for Newspaper Service
  • Newsline for the Blind Fact Sheet [pdf]

    RI Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired provides access to over 200 daily newspapers and magazines, including the Providence Journal, USA Today, The New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal. Contact Robert Pires at Services for the Blind, (401)462-7825.
  • Ocean State Libraries Catalog (RI public libraries)

    Most Rhode Island public libraries provide large print materials. Check with your local library.
  • Ocean State Libraries E-Zone

    Download digital books from your local public library.
  • Open Library

    Over a million titles available, including titles in DAISY format.
  • That All May Read (National Library Services promotes new member outreach campaign).
  • The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)

    Promotes international Treaty for the Blind to increase access to accessible reading resources. More information on the WIPO Treaty.
  • Project Gutenberg

    Over 57,000 ebooks to download to your PC, tablet or other portable device. Available in plain text format. Includes light literature, classics, and reference materials available in the public domain.