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

1-605-773-6962 (FAX)
(SD Only) Email

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

Winter 2018 Prairie Trails Newsletter
Volume 13, Issue 1 | Winter 2018

Articles include "Spring book discussion", "Down memory lane", "Blast from the past", "Does NLS have music?", "Volunteer Highlight", "10 Squared Club", "SD Collection", "Kids News" and more!

Also available in Large Print PDF download PDF Download, MP3 download MP3 Download

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National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Hand

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Strategic Plan

Strategic Plan 2015-2018 PDF Download is also available in braille and audio formatsPDF Download. If you would like to borrow a copy please contact your Reader Advisor.

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