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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.

Listen LIVE to our 2017 Gala on ACB Radio!
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The B2G
Our Biggest Sale Ever...
From now until Halloween, save $200 on the B2G!

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Choosing a braille product is a big deal. People have been carefully looking at a number of new braille displays, and after doing some serious homework, many have decided that the B2G was what they were looking for: a feature packed, versatile, stable, portable product at the great price of $2,495. And if you purchase a B2G before Halloween, we'll take an additional $200 off of the retail price! Read more about the B2G here.

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.


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Look for our exhibit booth at the New York State AER Conference on Monday, October 23! Stop by, meet our staff, check out the amazing new books, and sign up for our free ReadBooks! Program!

Run the Boston Marathon for NBP!

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Would you like to be a part of the world's most famous race while raising money to support braille literacy? National Braille Press is excited to once again be part of the John Hancock Marathon Non-Profit Program in 2018, with bid numbers available for two amazing runners who are willing to commit to fundraising for NBP! Read more about running the marathon.

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!

TONIGHT! Gala 2017: Celebrating 90 Years

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The gala is just about sold out! If you would like to see if there are any tickets still available, please come to the hotel (110 Huntington Ave, Boston MA 02115) and visit the help desk on the fourth floor.

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. Featured this year: Comedian Roy Wood, Jr., currently a correspondent on The Daily Show with Trevor Noah!

The 2018 Peanuts Calendar!

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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!

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.

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