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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.

The B2G
The green and gray b2gs

The B2G is a portable, Android-based refreshable braille computer, designed specifically for blind people. Read the complete description of the B2G here.

90 Years of NBP

This National Braille Press 90th Anniversary Retrospective video was created for our Gala.

Accepting Map Orders Soon

photo of map of the northeast.

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

Discover ReadBooks!

Check out our new video explaining the ReadBooks! national children's braille literacy program!


The 2018 mustache valentine

Our 2018 Valentines demand an answer!

Read all about this year's colorful new valentines. And don't miss our Valentine gift ideas — including jewelry, books, and other gifts for classmates, friends, colleagues, or that someone special!

Shootout for blind children logo, shows a target

Join us next August for a unique event — raise funds for braille literacy while experiencing gun competitions & demonstrations! Register for the Shootout.

The 2018 Peanuts Calendar

peanuts calendar.

The Peanuts calendar rings in the New Year with all your favorite Peanuts characters: Linus, Sally, Lucy, Charlie Brown, and, of course, Snoopy and Woodstock! Order very soon — the calendar always sells out!

Celebrate Louis's Birthday with NBP and Bikebus!

2017 bikebusparticiapnt on the bus, riding their bikes.

Note: Rescheduled to Thursday, January 18th!

This month, NBP and BikeBus will partner again to raise awareness and funds for literacy for blind children and adults! Find out how you can support us — or join us as an NBP Braille Biker!

The Touch of Genius Prize logo.

The deadline for the 2018 Touch of Genius Prize is fast approaching! Read more about the Prize here; submissions are due by January 31, 2018.

left - photo of char hoyem running on a snowy road. and right - heidi arellano shows her running medal in front of eiffel tower

Support NBP's Boston Marathon Team, Char Hoyem (above, left) and Heidi Arellano (right)— help them give more kids the opportunity to read!

Announcing the Winners of our Poetry Contest!

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For our first-ever poetry contest, we had more than 60 amazing entries from all over the world. At long last, here are the winning entries!

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