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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.


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Video Highlights

In celebration of International Literacy Day, NBP proofreader, Carey Souler, talks about what braille literacy means to her.

Braille Transcribers Wanted!

NBP's sticker that identifies UEB code on book covers

Are you a braille transcriber proficient in UEB? NBP needs your expertise! Please contact Jackie Sheridan for more information.

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.

Listen to the Gala on ACB Radio

A million laughs for literacy gala logo

If you can't make the gala in person, here's how to listen LIVE on ACB Radio!

The 2017 Print/Braille Calendar!

Peanuts calendar shows the gang standing around Schroeder's piano

The 2017 Peanuts calendar celebrates the famous "Happiness Is..." series, with a "happiness is" quote and drawing each month to illustrated the many ways that happiness can express itself! All your favorite Peanuts characters are here: Linus, Sally, Lucy, Charlie Brown, and — of course — Snoopy and Woodstock!

This wall calendar is 12"x12" (hanging on the wall it's 12" wide and 24" tall). The braille is included on clear plastic labels that go right over the print pages. Order very soon — the calendar always sells out!

Start Bidding Now!

Photo of a signed Josh Groban program book

The A Million Laughs for Literacy Online Auction opens Monday, October 17th at 7am EST. Get a head start on bidding on some fantastic items from signed celebrity memorabilia, Red Sox tickets, a weekend in Newport, and a chance to see Josh Groban on Broadway!

Join the Conversation on Facebook!

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Like our Great Expectations page on Facebook to learn about our print/braille picture books, to discover activities created especially for blind kids, and to share your own ideas for bringing picture books to life!

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