SC Residents with Disabilities
Keninger Appointed Director of the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
Librarian of Congress James H. Billington recently announced the appointment of Karen A. Keninger as director of the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NLS), effective March 26, 2012.
Free Vision Awareness Day in Columbia
March 27, 2012 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Federation Center of the Blind 119 S. Kilbourne Road Columbia, SC 29205
Come learn about technology solutions for the blind: JAWS® screen reading software, Braille displays, scanning and reading - and more!
Fourth Annual Braille Challenge to be Held at State Library
The fourth annual Braille Challenge to be held in South Carolina will take place at the State Library's Talking Book Services Library on February 2, 2012.
2012 SC Assistive Technology Expo
The 2012 SC Assistive Technology Expo is to be held:
Tuesday, March 13, 2012, 9 am -- 4 pm
Brookland Banquet and Conference Center
1066 Sunset Boulevard
West Columbia, S.C. 29169
NFB of SC Scholarship
You can now apply for a NFB of SC scholarship by downloading the application from the NFB web site at www.nfbsc.net.
The deadline for applications is June 1 and the awards will be made at the August convention to be held in Spartanburg.
State Holiday Closing
The Talking Book Services will be closed January 16th in observance of a state holiday.
TBS Holiday Closings
TBS will be closed from Friday, December 23 through Tuesday, December 27. The library will reopen on Wednesday, December 28.
TBS will also be closed Monday, January 2 2012. The library will reopen on Tuesday, January 3.
Cash-strapped US Post Office to slow first-class delivery service
Unprecedented cuts by the cash-strapped U.S. Postal Service will slow first-class delivery next spring and, for the first time in 40 years, eliminate the chance for stamped letters to arrive the next day....
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2012 Braille Calendars
2012 Braille calendars are now available. Contact TBS (1-800-922-7818) to get one today. Limited supplies available.