For More Information Contact:
Christine Tuttle, Talking Book Library
Phone: (602) 926-3354
Phone: (602) 926-3810
PHOENIX – In celebration of White Cane Day, the Arizona Talking Book Library will participate in different events throughout the valley. The Talking Book Library provides books, magazines and other library resources in alternate formats for all Arizona residents whose visual, learning or physical disabilities prevent the reading of conventional print materials.
October 15th, representatives will be at the Tempe White Cane Day Resource Fair at the Tempe Public Library, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
October 29th the Talking Book Library will partner with Sun Sounds of Arizona at the Carl Hayden VA White Cane Day in the Acute Care Center Basement, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
White Cane Day is a day to educate the world about blindness and how people who are blind and visually impaired live and work independently while giving back to their communities.
The Arizona Talking Book Library, a branch of the State Library, a division of the Arizona Secretary of State, is a Regional Library of the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, Library of Congress. For a full range of services, visit online at www.azlibrary.gov/talkingbooks or call 602-255-5578.