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The guiding purposes of National Braille Press are to promote the literacy of blind children through braille and to provide access to information that empowers blind people to actively engage in work, family, and community affairs.


Video Highlights

Ever wanted to cross the legendary Boston Marathon finish line? Are you ready to make an impact for braille literacy? Watch WBZ-4 Anchor, Lisa Hughes, describe the Blindfold Challenge!




Great Expectations logo is a drawing of a blind girl and a dog on top of a big braille book. The tagline is, Bringing picture books to life for blind kids.

Read about NBP's literacy program for blind kids.



Become a Literacy Champion in Honor of Louis

kids with braille alphabet cards

Sign up to make a monthly donation to NBP and be entered in a raffle to win a copy of Zoomtext Fusion, the latest version of Zoomtext that connects with refreshable braille displays, donated by Ai Squared.


Ready for Valentine's Day?

2016 print/braille Valentine

Send a bright, cheerful Valentine greeting this year! These print/braille Valentines are the perfect way to promote braille among friends and classmates, especially with a handy braille decoder on the backside. And when you rub the center, you get a whiff of buttered popcorn!


Miss Moore Thought Otherwise

Book cover of Miss Moore Thought Otherwise.

"A must for school and public libraries and those who love them."- Kirkus

Once upon a time in America, children couldn't borrow library books. Back then, adults thought kids would ruin books, and some even thought that reading was not very important for children - especially not for girls!

Luckily, Anne Carroll Moore thought otherwise. This is the true, inspiring story of how Miss Moore created the first children's room at the New York Public Library, and then went on to create kids' rooms in libraries across the U.S.



Braille Menus at
Life Alive Cafe

Life Alive's Rory Dillon and Hema Narayan with Wynter Pingel
Life Alive's Rory Dillon and Hema Narayan with Wynter Pingel

Feeding the world's vitality through vibrant, organic, whole food, Life Alive Cafe now has braille menus. NBP proofreader, Wynter Pingel was overjoyed when one of her favorite restaurants started offering braille menus. Watch Wynter explain why.


Red, White & Braille! Wine Tasting

photo of blindfolded man tasting several glasses of red wine

In the San Francisco area? Join NBP at our inaugural wine tasting on Saturday, March 12, 2016 hosted by NBP Trustee, Lisamaria Martinez. Learn more about the VIP Reception, blindfold option for sighted guests, and cool door prizes.


NBP Members Reception

Photo of blind man testing out NBP's b2b refreshable braille display

Members of NBP's Corporation are invited to a reception on Thursday, February 11 to learn what's happening at NBP, share feedback, and tour our facility. Read more about the Members Reception, and RSVP at events@nbp.org.



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