The New Jersey State Library Talking Book & Braille Center (TBBC)

The New Jersey State Library Talking Book & Braille Center (TBBC) is a library that serves New Jersey residents of all ages (children, teens and adults) who cannot read standard print or who cannot hold a book or turn the pages of a book because of a physical impairment, a reading disability, or a visual impairment.  We offer no cost delivery of an Audiobook player, headset, Audiobooks, Audio & Braille Magazines, Braille & Audio Reading Download (BARD) and Braille Books. 

Volunteer opportunities include (18+): 

  • Clerical support, data entry, scanning and assemble postal mailings.   
  • Prepare audiobooks for circulation by pulling cards, applying labels and prepare for processing.   
  • Pick and sort audio books, requires moderate activity, standing, the ability to push a cart up to 100+ pounds on wheels, remove audiobooks from shelving to cart and process audiobooks for recording.   
  • Pack audiobook recalls by scanning and boxing for mail, requires lifting up to 15 pounds per box.   
  • Two Offsite Events: 
  • Annual TBBC Golf Classic volunteer on or off the golf course.  We are always seeking new Committee Members to join our growing event.   
  • Biennial Fall Festival necessitates sighted guides for our patrons during the day’s event.   

If you would like to join a vibrant group of volunteers and staff, contact Linda Cerce at 800-792-8322 ext. 835, lcerce@njstatelib.org.  Website www.njstatelib.org/tbbc 

  

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