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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 in the Community

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

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
  • Everyone is invited to join our 2014 Summer Reading Program “Literary Elements.” The
    program runs from June 2 – August 9 and to participate all you need to do is read or listen to three books of your choice.

  • Sharon Lotoczky is coming to the Main Library to show you the ins and outs of all types of products to assist those with low vision.  Sharon will be here on Tuesday, June 17.  An appointment is necessary, so please call the library to register at 586-286-1580.

  • The Vision Network Group will meet on the following Tuesdays: June 10th and 24th, July 8th and 22nd, and August 12th and 26th from 10am – noon. The group includes people who have low vision or blindness; participants are also welcome to bring a guest. Various issues concerning vision will be discussed in a friendly, informal atmosphere.  If you would like to join, please call the library 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)
  • CCTV & handheld magnifier loans