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MLBPH Resources

What we offer in the Library
Eligibility for Library for the Blind
Access BARD for digital audio books
Talking Book and Braille Catalog
Support Resources

Contact Us
Telephone:  855-203-5274 (toll free) or 586-286-1580 (direct dial)
Email Address: MLBPH@cmpl.org
Michigan Relay Number for the Deaf: 800-649-7377

MLBPH Frequently Asked Questions

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Macomb Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped @ CMPL

Macomb Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped serves all residents of Macomb County, who qualify, by providing audio books and players, large print books, equipment that enlarges text, equipment for printing Braille materials, and more.
  • All services are free.
  • Materials are mailed postage free to and from the reader.
Please Ask Us About...
  • Free computer training
  • Assistive technology demonstrations
  • Reference and informational services
  • Large print books
  • Bi-Folkal kits
  • Book discussion kits
  • Book Discussions.We now offer a monthly book discussion that you can participate in by phone. This is a great way to get involved in a lively book discussion with other LBPH patrons without even leaving your home! It is easy to join. Just call us at the library, 586-286-1580 or toll free 1-855-203-5274, and we will give you the details.

  • Assistive Technology Demo. If you experience vision issues and were wondering what products might be available to assist you, please call our library to set up an appointment with Sharon. She will be able to demonstrate and enable you to try different devices such as magnifiers, lamps, reading and writing tools and more! To set up an appointment or for more information, call us at 586-286-1580.

Materials To Borrow
  • Audio books, players and accessories
  • Downloadable books for LBPH players
  • Catalogs and bibliographies of recorded materials
  • Audio described DVDs
  • Audio magazines
  • Braille books and magazines
  • Audio newspapers via telephone dial-up capabilities and web
Adaptive Technology to Use
  • Braille embosser (Duxbury Software)
  • Adapted computer workstation (JAWS, ZoomText)
  • Handheld magnifier loans