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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

Beginning in April 2013, the South Dakota State Library upgraded to an automated phone system. Now, when you call 1-605-773-3131 or 1-800-423-6665, you will be directed to the following options:

  1. Patrons with last names beginning with A-H; and children or young adults
  2. Patrons with last names beginning with I-R; and schools, textbooks or educational materials
  3. Patrons with last names beginning with S-Z; Libraries, facilities, or people residing in facilities
  4. Talking Book Machines, Volunteers, other questions or concerns




Summer 2018 Prairie Trails Newsletter
Volume 13, Issue 3 | Summer 2018

Articles include "Updated phone options", "2018 Ballot Questions", "Author Visits Library", "OPAC - whats new", "BARD comparisons", "South Dakota Book Awards - Children/ Young Adults" and more!

Also available in Large Print PDF download p d f file, MP3 download


BARD LOGIN web link to n l s bard dot l o c dot gov
National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped Downloadable Books and Magazines


Strategic Plan

Strategic Plan 2015-2018 p d f file is also available in braille and audio formats. If you would like to borrow a copy please contact your Reader Advisor.

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