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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.

Gift Ideas for Mom!

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Jewelry, magnets with a message, books to read with Grandma... Order soon — Mother's Day is May 14th!

Graduation Time!

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It's never too early to get your graduation gifts in order — from braille jewelry and inspirational magnets to our #1 all-time graduation best seller!

Creative, Tactile Measuring and Graphing

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Measuring Penny is the sixth book in our Great Expectations series! The book's creative approach to measuring inspired us to create activities and projects especially for blind kids. We've collected a recipe for doggie biscuits, tips from a blind scientist, tactile graphing and measuring toolsand much more!

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There's Still Time to Support the Blindfold Challenge!

NBP Runners at the 2017 Blindfold Challenge

On April 15th, One Boston Day, NBP's volunteers ran through the back bay demonstrating the power of community and doing for others. We thank all of our runners for raising thousands of dollars for braille literacy! You can still be a part of their team by donating to their efforts!

Thanks to our Boston Marathon runners!

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Despite hot weather and the grueling 26.2 miles, Marissa Sullivan and Ilana Meyer triumphantly crossed the finish line of the Boston Marathon! NBP is thankful for their dedication to our mission and the thousands of dollars they raised for braille literacy. We also want to thank John Hancock for their support through the 2017 Boston Marathon Non-profit program!

The B2G Extended Offer

B2G - Extended Offer

Order now and receive a beautiful leather case from Executive Products!

90 Years, 9 Plates

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Join NBP at the Hampshire House in Boston to celebrate our 90th Anniversary on Thursday, April 27th from 6pm-8:30pm!

Enjoy a Tasting in the Dark experience featuring 9 distinct courses in honor of our 90 years. Explore your passion for food, drink, and how it relates to your senses, such as aroma, texture, and taste, as you enjoy the 9 small plates. For details go to 90 Years, 9 Plates.

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Attention Hotels and Inns!

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Make sure to get braille versions of your restaurant guide, shuttle service information, and points of interest in the area for guests with visual impairments. Email Whitney Mooney at to learn more!

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When we reach 400 followers, you'll be entered into a drawing to win one of our Great Expectations books! facebook like thumbs up image.

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