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South Dakota State Library
MacKay Building
800 Governors Dr.
Pierre, SD 57501

1-605-773-3131
1-605-773-6962 (FAX)
1-800-423-6665
(SD Only)
library@state.sd.us

Hours: Mon-Fri
8 am - 5 pm CT
7 am - 4 pm MT

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Braille & Talking Book Library | Reader Advisors

Reader Advisors

Reader Advisors help patrons with checking out items from the library as well as any other request they may have regarding the SD B&TB Library.

Patrons can contact the Braille and Talking Book Library by calling 1-800-423-6665.

Patrons should call the Program:

  • for books, magazines, or descriptive videos
  • to help select books for the patron, by indicating what type of books are preferred
  • to discuss the number of books the patron is receiving
  • to renew a book (standard loan period is six weeks)
  • to change address
  • to put a hold on books should the patron go on vacation
  • for equipment (digital players)

Automated Telephone System Updated

When you call 1-605-773-3131 or 1-800-423-6665, you will be directed to the following options:

  • For Braille and Talking Book, Press 1

    You have reached Braille and Talking Book. Please listen closely as our Reader Advisor options have changed.
    • For patrons whose last names begin with letters A though G, press 1 for Lynda
    • For patrons whose last names begin with letters H through Z, press 2 for Lynette
    • For libraries, facilities, or people residing in facilities, press 3 for Marcia
    • For Children/Young Adults, schools, textbooks or educational materials, press 1 for Lynda
    • For anyone interested in becoming a patron, press 3 for Marcia
    • For Talking Book machines, volunteers and other questions, press 4 for Josh

Please remain on the line to hear these options again or press "0" to return to the main menu.





Fall 2018 Prairie Trails Newsletter
Volume 13, Issue 4 | Fall 2018

Articles include "Tips for better service", "NLS updates", "Descriptive videos for the holidays", "Winter reading program", "Holiday closing" and more!

Also available in MP3 download


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National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped Downloadable Books and Magazines


Contact:

Braille & Talking Book EMAIL
1-800-423-6665 (in SD Only) Option 1
605-773-3131, Option 1

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