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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.

ReadBooks Needs Your Feedback!

If you have received or distributed a ReadBooks! Bag in the past 7 years, we want to hear from you! This survey should take only 10 minutes, but the importance of your feedback may last for years. Continued funding for this program depends on its impact on families like yours. Thanks!

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 new literacy program for blind kids.



Are You in the Know?


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Stay connected with NBP by subscribing to our monthly eNews. Read March's edition.


Support National Braille Press by shopping at smile.amazon.com. When you start at this link, amazon donates to NBP!


Our Picks for Summer

first page of our Summer Picks catalog

Download our new Summer Picks flyer as a PDF or in electronic braille (BRF). It's chock full of new and popular items, from the latest in technology, cookbooks for easy summer meals, and plenty to keep the kids busy!



Get Out and About this Summer!

Book cover for Out and About

In the latest issue of AccessWorld, Deborah Kenrick raves about Judy Dixon and Doug Wakefield's Out and About: Our Favorite Travel Apps: "If you want to give better directions to the people who drive you from place to place, if you want to take greater control of your own transportation itinerary, or if you just want to learn more about the places in your neighborhood and around the world, you will love this book."

Read Deborah Kendrick's full review here.



Write Us a Letter!

A bundle of letters to Duncan, tied in string, from the book

In keeping with the theme of our print/braille book, The Day the Crayons Quit, we are asking kids to write us a letter about their feelings that we can post on our website. We will gladly accept letters in print, braille or via email. Find out how to send us a letter!


Join Us for NBP's Annual Meeting

The National Braille Press Board of Trustees invites you to the 88th Annual Meeting on Tuesday, June 16, 2015. Join us in celebrating our 2015 volunteer award winners, and learn about NBP's work from Great Expectations: Bringing Picture Books to Life for Blind Kids to tactiles and textbooks at our Inside NBP Exhibition.

Details about the meeting and how to RSVP here.


Tactile Graphic/Thermoform Workshop


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Join NBP on Saturday, June 6th, for a free tactile graphic workshop! The workshop is free, but space is limited and registration is required. Read more and sign up for the workshop here.


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