Marathon County Public Library

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Resources: Blindness and Low-Vision

Online Resources

The following are databases to which the library has subscribed and websites that are affiliated with the library or host library-owned content. For an A-Z listing of all online resources, click here.

Library E-book Accessibility Program (LEAP)

Library E-book Accessibility Program (LEAP)

LEAP is a program that allows visually impaired patrons to access special e-book content thanks to a partnership between OverDrive and BookShare. Eligibility requirements must be satisfied to access this free service: https://www.bookshare.org/cms/bookshare-me/who-qualifies. Blindness and Low-Vision E-books WPLC Online

Wisconsin Talking Book & Braille Library

As part of a national network cooperating with the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NLS), the Wisconsin Talking Book and Braille Library (WTBBL) provides brailled materials, audio books and audio-described DVDs to persons, living in Wisconsin, who cannot see regular print or handle print materials. WTTBL patrons... (read more) Audiobooks Blindness and Low-Vision MCPL Online

Web Resources

The following are third-party websites suggested by library staff for your consideration. Use at your own risk; these sites are not controlled or monitored by the library.

United Way: 211

Dial 211 or use this website for help finding community services such as financial assistance, counseling, services for youth or elderly, volunteer opportunities, and much more.   Web Marathon County Job-Search Phone and Address Blindness and Low-Vision