South Dakota Braille and Talking Book social club. visit with national federation for the blind and south dakota association for the blind. Monday october 31 at 2pm CST

Upcoming Social Hours:

We are continuing our virtual programming as we've had a lovely group of people attending our programs and the staff have really enjoyed it! We hope you will consider getting involved in our upcoming events! Here's what we're rolling out through 2022.

  • Oct. 31: A Visit with National Federation of the Blind (NFB) and South Dakota Association of the Blind (SDAB)
    2 PM Central/1 PM Mountain Time
  • Dec. 19: Holiday Book Club
    2 PM Central/1 PM Mountain Time

Social Club Recap!

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January: Movie Day

Enjoy 'watching' the movie Beautiful Day In the Neighborhood, starring Tom Hanks as Fred Rogers, the inspiring man behind Mr. Rogers's Neighborhood. Learn more about the Descriptive Videos available at BTBL!

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February: Cooking In the Dark Podcast

Cooking in the Dark podcast hosts Dale Campbell and Cheryl Cumings join us and create a live episode of the show in our very own Zoom meeting! Learn a great new recipe, some cooking techniques, and ask questions about podcasting and cooking!

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March: An Afternoon with Steve Kluger

Come and 'meet' the author of Last Days of Summer!, learn about the writing of the book, and ask your questions!

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April: A Visit with Jim Hoxie

Come and learn about BTBL patron and author Jim Hoxie's adventures with his guide dog and his children's book on using a white cane.

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May: Storytelling, Part 1

We will listen to some storytellers on The Moth and TED Talks. Ryan Knighton talks about challenging his remaining senses by attending a massive snake round up after he goes blind. Ron McCallum talks about how reading has changed for the blind throughout his life. Then you'll be given instructions on writing your own story to share in June.

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June: Storytelling, Part 2

You've heard other folks tell their stories (last month's Social Club), now bring yours and share with an appreciative audience.

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July: Tech Talk

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August: Summer Reading Challenge Books Discussion


Spelling Bee, Poetry Slam, Trivia Fun, Book Club. Many fun social hours were had in 2021!

This project was made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

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