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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.

NEW! B2G on BlindBargains Podcast

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Listen to Brian MacDonald and Chancy Fleet talk about the B2G on the BlindBargains podcast!

The Tactile Caliper

Watch this quick demo showing exactly how the Tactile Caliper works!

Accepting Map Orders Soon!

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NBP is the new home for the Princeton Braillists collection. Read more about the collection and the legacy of The Princeton Braillists.

Gala 2017: Celebrating 90 Years!

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On Friday, October 20th, join us in Boston to celebrate National Braille Press as we toast our 90 year history of bringing the joy of reading to young blind children. Learn more about attending the gala and sponsorship opportunities.

Announcing Our Very First Braille Poetry Contest!

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Submit a poem focused on the theme "The Five Senses" as a braille file (.brf format), and you could win $100 in prizes from NBP! Read details and the submission guidelines and rules here. Good luck!

Connect to Accessibility

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Connect with a broader audience and grow your social media presence by adding braille to your flyers & handouts. Email Nicole at to learn more.

Braille & Brew

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Join National Braille Press on September 21st for an evening of braille, brew, friends, and food at the Blindfolded Beer and Appetizer Tasting at the Aeronaut Brewing Company in Somerville. Grab your tickets and read more about the Braille & Brew event.

NBP's Featured Blog

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Don't miss this week's blog, Anatomy of a Free Readbooks! Bookbag.

Our Newest Print/Braille Board Book!

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Download a Free Chapter of No Barriers

Download free excerpt from No Barriers: A Blind Man's Journey to Kayak the Grand Canyon, Erik Weihanmeyer's journey since becoming the first and only blind person to climb Mount Everest.

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