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ABLE Library Services

The ABLE Library is a free talking book and braille library service. We serve patrons who are blind and visually impaired. We also serve patrons who have a physical or reading disability that stops them from being able to read standard print. We are part of the Vermont Department of Libraries, and we serve the entire state of Vermont.

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News from the ABLE Library - Vol. 3 Issue 1

Our newsletter give you the latest updates on what is going on at the library. We include some of our new books and book club information. We offer a PDF version and an audio version on YouTube.

ABLE Book CLub: March 20, 2024

Front cover of the book The Feather Thief, which has large blue, green, and red feathers across the entire cover.

Join us for the ABLE Library book club! Our next meeting is Wednesday, March 20, from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. We will be talking about The Feather Thief: Beauty, Obsession, and the Natural History Heist of the Century by Kirk Wallace Johnson (Sound recording book number: DB90801). We meet online and by phone. Please call or email us to find out how to get a copy of the book and sign up.

The Many Faces of BARD: March 14, 2024

The topic for the March 14, 2024, Many Faces of BARD program will be Using the Audio Player in BARD Express: A Demonstration. The program will begin at 7:00 p.m. and last for one hour. This program will be recorded. It will begin with a brief presentation. The remainder of the time will be spent answering questions about the presentation or other questions related to BARD usage.

The link to join is: