Free Resources

Free Braille Books

Braille Reading Pals program (for blind/low vision children from birth through seven years old), part of the Early Childhood Initiative program offered by the National Federation of the Blind (NFB) https://www.nfb.org/programs-services/early-childhood-initiatives/early-childhood-application

Free Braille Books Program from the American Action Fund for Blind Children and Adults (AAF) https://actionfund.org/free-braille-books

Temple Beth El Braille Braille Bindery—Individuals may choose from many Braille books in either contracted or uncontracted Braille. The volunteers of Temple Beth El Sisterhood provide these books at no cost, but they welcome donations of Braille paper, Braille binding supplies, and money to support this mission. https://www.freebraillebooks.org/

Seedlings Braille Books for Children’s 2020 Book Angel Program for V-I Children  http://www.seedlings.org/bkangel2009.php

Braille Institute Special Collection https://www.brailleinstitute.org/special-collection

NFB Kernel Books (Stories by and about blind individuals, edited and distributed by the National Federation of the Blind) https://www.nfb.org/images/nfb/publications/books/kernel1/kernels.htm

ShareBraille—an online resource provided by the American Action Fund (AAF) to connect with others who have Braille books to give away. Search the site which has thousands of books listed, and request a book. The current owner will then send it to you via “Free Matter” through the U.S. Post Office. https://sharebraille.org/

National Library Service (books on loan; free delivery and return) https://www.loc.gov/nls/