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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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Reconnecting to the World of Work and Each Other

Hosts: Division for the Blind and Visually Impaired and Vermont Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired

When: Friday, April 14, 2023, 9am - 2:30pm

Where: Capitol Plaza, 100 State Street, Montpelier

Keynote Speaker: Kyle Robidoux. Kyle is a motivational speaker with a focus on goal setting and pushing through. Kyle is an ultra-runner who helped create and launch United in Stride. Kyle is legally blind.

Session 1: Hear from experts as they share their dreams, challenges, and triumphs connecting to the world as people with visual impairments.

Session 2: Join in round table discussions about connecting with the ever-changing virtual world.

Hot Buffet Lunch

Technology Fair: The Tech Fair will be open all day to give hands-on experience with a wide range of high- and low-tech equipment, strategies, and resources to help increase your independence.

This event is free to DBVI and VABVI clients. Family, friends, mentors, and partner agency staff are also welcome.

The Vermont Department of Taxes is working to reach Vermonters whose earnings don't require them to file income tax returns, but who may benefit from these Vermont tax credits: Vermont's new Child Tax Credit, the expanded EITC, and the Child & Dependent Care Credit. Visit their website for more information.

Book cover of The Lost City of the Monkey God by Douglas Preston. Background of green hills.

Join us for the ABLE Library book club! Our next meeting is on Wednesday, March 15, from 3:30 to 4:30 pm. We will be talking about The Lost City of the Monkey God: A True Story by Douglas Preston (Sound recording book number: DB087296). 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.