Suppliers of Reading Materials In Large Print and Braille


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Books, magazines, newsletters, services, programs, etc. for seniors.

601 E St. NW
Washington, DC 20049
Tel: (800) 424-3410

Air News Link
American Journalism Review

AJR, P.O. Box 561
Mount Morris, IL 61054
Tel: (800) 827-0771
Online ordering of Large Print Books.

Amazon Canada
Online ordering.

American Action Fund for Blind Children and Adults
Free Braille Children’s Book Series Program

1800 Johnson Street
Baltimore, MD 21230
Tel: (410) 659-9315

American Bible Society
1865 Broadway
New York, NY 10023
Tel: (212) 408-1200

American Printing House for the Blind
Text books, cookbooks, dictionaries, etc. Catalog available upon request. Free semi-annual newsletters. Sells its own collection of large print and braille books with raised illustrations for visually impaired children.

1839 Frankfort Avenue
PO Box 6085
Louisville, KY 40206-0085
Tel: (502) 895-2405 or (800) 223-1839


Barnes & Noble
Large print books. Online ordering.

Bibles for the Blind and Visually Handicapped International
Bibles in braille, large print or on cassette.

3228 E. Rosehill Avenue
Terre Haute, Indiana 47805-1297
Tel: (812) 466-4899

If Blindness Comes
A book guide of coping skills.

National Federation of the Blind
1800 Johnson Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21230

Publishes DIALOGUE, a quarterly magazine on ideas and solutions intended to enhance our readers’ quality of life.

PO Box 5181
Salem, OR 97304-0181
Tel: (503) 581-4224

Bookmahn’s Used and Rare Military History Books
Specializing in German military, Napoleonic Wars, Civil War, World Wars I and II, and Russian History Books.

P.O. Box 10826
Burke, VA 22009-0826
Wide selection of large print books. Online Ordering

Tel: (800)201-3550
On-line book sharing service for the blind and visually impaired. Monthly newsletter, and an e-mail discussion list.

Benetech Corporation
480 California Avenue, Suite 201
Palo Alto, CA 94306-1609
Tel: (650)475-5440
Advertises a clean well-lighted place for books of all descriptions. Order also online.

601 Van Ness Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94102
Tel: (415) 441-6670
Browse a list of over 4,500 Booksellers, complete with URLs, email addresses and descriptions. Easily track down bookstores in every corner of the world.

Comprehensive Independent Booksellers Online Network
Browse Bookstores Directory
American Booksellers Association

Braille Forum
The Braille Forum is the monthly magazine of the American Council of the Blind. Besides this web version, the Forum is available in braille, audio cassette and large print.

American Council of the Blind
1155 – 15th Street NW, Suite 720
Washington DC 20005
Tel: (202) 467-5081

The Braille Institute of America
Braille Special Collection Reading Program offers a selection of Braille children’s book titles free of charge a few times each year.

741 North Vermont Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90029
Tel: 1-800-BRAILLE

Braille Plus, Inc.
Provides alternate format documents to print-disabled individuals.

3276 Commercial Street SE
Salem, Oregon 97302
Tel: 866-264-2345/(503) 391-5335


Cambridge University Press
Founded in 1534, Cambridge is today one of the largest and most innovative academic and educational presses, producing thousands of titles each year in printed and electronic form. Over 1000 publications in large print.

The Edinburgh Building
Shaftesbury Road
Cambridge CB2 2RU, England
Tel: +44 (0)1223 312393

Children’s Braille Book Club
Offers a new print-braille children’s book every month for preschool through third grade.

National Braille Press
88 St. Stephen Street
Boston, MA 02115
Tel: (800) 548-7323

Cat’s Meow Braille Transcription
P. O. Box 8289
Wichita, KS 67208-0289
Tel: (316) 619-4750

CNIB Library For The Blind
Nation wide information services for low vision and blind Canadians.

1929 Bayview Avenue
Toronto, Ontario
Canada M4G 3E8
Tel: (416) 480-7520 or (800) 268-8818

The Complete Directory of Large Print Books and Serials 2001
R.R. Bowker
121 Chanlon Road
New Providence, NJ 07974
Tel: (888) 269-5372

Cookbooks In Large Print
Online Ordering.


Deaf-Blind Perspectives
Newsletter including, mobility training, human interest, research etc.

Teaching Research Division
Western Oregon State College
345 North Monmouth Avenue
Monmouth OR 97361
Tel: (503) 838-8403

Doubleday Large Print Home Library
Membership Services Center
6550 East 30th Street
PO Box 6325
Indianapolis, IN 46206
Tel: (317) 541-8920


E-Access Bulletin
A free, independent monthly e-mail newsletter on information technology issues for people with visual impairment and blindness. The Bulletin’s main sponsor is the Royal National Institute for the Blind.

Headstar Ltd, Croudace House
Godstone Road, Caterham
Surrey CR3 6RE, England
Tel: 01883 344 799

Eyes Only
Newsletter published four times a year.

The Association for Macular Diseases, Inc.
210 East 64th Street
New York, NY 10021
Tel: (212) 605-3719

EZ2See Products
A unique 81/2 x 11 large-print, large-space weekly calendar designed for active people dealing with low-vision.

Order online.


Future Reflections
The National Federation of the Blind’s online quarterly magazine for blind children, their families, friends, and professional and other interested associates.

National Federation for the Blind
1800 Johnson Street
Baltimore, MD 21230
Tel: (410) 659-9314



Harper Collins Publishers
Harper Collins is a broad-based publisher with strengths in academic, business and professional, children’s, general interest, religious and spiritual books.
10 East 53rd Street
New York, NY 10022
Tel: (212) 207-7000

Harvard Book Store
The bookstore provides a complete general selection with an academic emphasis, featuring powerful sections in philosophy, fiction, cultural/critical theory, cognitive science, politics, African American studies, and business.
1256 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138
Tel: (617) 661-1616 or toll free (800) 542-READ

In The Spotlight
Newsletter published four times a year.

AMDF Newsletter
American Macular Degeneration Foundation
P.O. Box 515
Northampton, MA 01061-0515
Tel : (413) 268-7660


Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness
JVIB is a monthly publication of the American Foundation for the Blind, and includes research articles, as well as shorter pieces of interest to practitioners and extensive news coverage about the field of visual impairment.

The Sheridan Press
450 Fame Avenue
Hanover, PA 17331
Tel: (888) 522-0220 (In the United States)
Tel: (717) 632-3535 (For International Subscribers)


Kensington Publishing Corp.
Selection of fiction and non-fiction books.

Dept. CO, 850 Third Avenue
New York, NY 10022
Tel: (888) 345-2665

Kernel Books On Line
Stories which tell the stories of blind men and women, from the National Federation of the Blind.


The Large Print Book Company
Large Print editions of romances, mysteries and classics.
P.O. Box 970
Sanbornville NH 03872-0970
Tel: (603) 569-4125/(603) 866-569-4125

Large Print Books
Adult and Childrens’ fiction and non fiction books. Also carries audio tapes.

Online Ordering

Large Print Bookshop
We offer over 2,000 titles from all imaginable categories, including Classic Literature, Novels, Humor, Mysteries, Inspirational Books, Westerns, and Non-Fiction.

P.O. Box 5375
Englewood, CO 80155
Tel: (303) 721-7511
Denver Book Mall
32 N. Broadway
Denver, CO 80203

Large Print Literary Reader
Monthly showcase of fiction, essays, and history by writers such as Isak Dinesen, Mark Twain, and Nathaniel Hawthorn.

Dept. W
955 Massachusetts Avenue #105
Cambridge, MA 02139
Tel: (617) 354-5446

Large Print Reviews
Reviews large print books and other products of interest to individuals with low vision.

Laudemont Ministries
Scholarship and publishing in worship studies and biblical theology.

837 South Chestnut Avenue
Arlington Heights, Illinois 60005
Tel: (800) 440-4043

Library of Congress
Braille and recorded books and magazines on free loan to anyone with visual or physical disabilities. Loan library by mail, annual newsletters for adults and children, educational and informational materials on eye diseases and emotional support for low vision people and their families.

National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
1291 Taylor Street, NW
Washington, DC 20542
Tel: (800) 424-8567
(202) 707-5100
(202) 707-0744 TDD

Library Reproduction Service
Large print publications for libraries and individuals. Juvenile through adult popular titles.

14214 S. Figueroa St.
Los Angeles, CA 90061
Tel: (310) 354-2610 or (800) 255-5002

Lighthouse Publications and Resources Catalog
Educational publications, multimedia and training programs developed by the Lighthouse for professionals and consumers.

Tel: (800) 829-0500


Macular Degeneration Partnership
Free On-Line Monthly Newsletter. Available in large print.

8733 Beverly Boulevard, Suite 201
Los Angeles, CA 90048
Tel: (310) 423-6455

The Magnifier
“The Magnifier” is the Foundation’s electronic Newsletter. It is distributed without charge via email and used to issue breaking news regarding clinical trials, clarify recent reports in the media, announce new resources available over the internet and to inform the public of important additions to this web site.

Macular Degeneration Foundation
P.O. Box 9752
San Jose, CA 95157
Tel: (408) 260 1335 or (888) 633-3937


National Library Catalogues Worldwide
The University of Queensland
St Lucia, QLD 4072 Australia

National Library of Canada Large Print Publishing Program
395 Wellington Street, Ottawa
Canada K1A 0N4

National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
Directory of Regional and Sub-Regional Libraries, by State

National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
Resource guide for reading materials and music scores in large print and braille

National Libraries of the World Address List

National Braille Press
Catalogs, publications, and free downloads.

88 St. Stephen Street
Boston, MA 02115
Tel: Toll-free: (800) 548-7323

New England Book Service
New England Book Service can provide any type of publication or book desired. Offers Discounts and no shipping costs within North America.

1037 Prindle Road
Charlotte, VT 05445
Tel: (800) 356-5772

Newsline for the Blind Network
National newspapers accessible to the blind at no cost.

National Federation of the Blind
800 Johnson Street
Baltimore, MD 21230
Tel: (410) 659-9314

The New York Times Large-Type Weekly
The New York Times
Mail Subscriptions
P.O. Box 9564
Uniondale, NY 11555-9564
Tel: (800) 631-2580


Online Books


Peakirk Books
General, Academic, and Children’s Books.

Railway Cottage 15 St Pegas Road, Peakirk
Peterborough, CAM
United Kingdom PE6 7NF
Tel: 01733 253182

Pilgrim’s Process
Books for readers who think. Some selections in large print.

4066 Niblick Drive
Longmont, CO 80503
Tel: 303-554-6641

Project Gutenberg
On Line Books. Entire text of books can be downloaded and Jaws users can get the computer to read them.


Random House
1540 Broadway
New York, NY 10036
(212) 782-9000

201 East 50th Street
New York, NY 10022
(212) 751-2600

33 Yonge Street
Suite 210
Ontario, Canada M5E1G4
(416) 777-9477

Level 3
100 Pacific Highway
North Sydney NSW 2060
+61 (02) 9954 9966

7/F SUP Tower
75-83 King’s Road, North Point
Hong Kong

1-20-2 Higashi-Ikebukuro/#311
Toshima-Ku, Tokyo 170

18 Poland Road
Glenfield, Auckland 10
New Zealand

1st Floor, Block A
Wierda Court
107 Johan Avenue
Wierda Valley, Sandton 2199 R.S.A.
South Africa

20 Vauxhall Bridge Road
London SW1V 2SA

Reader’s Digest/Large Type Edition
Subscription to Reader’s Digest, condensed books, Great Biographies series and the Bible.

PO Box 241
Mount Morris, IL 61054
(800) 877-5293 (toll-free in U.S. and Canada)
(815) 734-6963

Read How You Want
An online bookstore offering thousands of books in large print, braille, DAISY, and other accessible formats.

277 White Street
Buchanan, NY 10511

Resources for Rehabilitation
Publications covering many subjects concerning vision loss.

33 Bedford Street, Suite 19A
Lexington, MA 02420 USA
Tel: 781-862-6455

Retina Research Foundation Newsletter
Foresight for Sight
6550 Fannin, Suite 220
Houston, Texas 77030
Tel. (713) 797-1925

Reid Orenstein Rare Books
Great variety of books. Limited editions, first editions, children’s and illustrated books.

19 East 95th Street, Suite 1E
New York, NY 10028
Tel: 212.369.0101


Scottish Books
Antiquarian and out of print books of Scottish interest.

26 Duchess Drive
Helensburgh G84 9PR
Tel: 01436 676222
Tel International: +44 1436 676222

Seedlings Braille Books for Children
From Contemporary Literature to well-loved Classics, Seedlings offers over 300 low-cost Braille books for children ages 1 to 14.

P.O. Box 51924
Livonia, MI 48151-5924
Phone: (800) 777-8552

Senior Store
Large Print Books and other products.

629 McKinley, Suite 100, Louisville, CO 80027
Tel: (800) 214-6849 (U.S.) OR (303) 926-9301 (Non-U.S.)

Simon & Schuster
Large selection of books,

1230 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY, 10020

Specialty Publishing & Printing
Offers a free catalog of large print books for downloading. Prepaid postage for the visually impaired.

P.O. Box 414
Quitman, Mississippi 39355
Tel: Toll Free (888) 697-3768

Stricker Books
Extensive data base of large print books and audio books.

4132 Dundas St. West
Etobicoke, Ontario, M8X 1X3
Tel: (416) 234-5015


The Untreedreads Store
Great Reads for a Worldwide Audience

Untreed Reads, LLC
506 Kansas Street
San Francisco, CA 94107
Tel: 800-318-6037

Time Large
Time magazine in large print format

P.O. Box 64436
Tampa, FL 33664-4436
Tel: (914) 723-5991

Transaction Publishers
Adult fiction including literary classics.

390 Campus Drive
Somerset, NJ 07830
Tel: (888) 999-6778


Ulverscroft Large Print
Publishers of books, including Classics, Romances, Mysteries, Westerns, and many more titles.

1st Floor, 9 Blenheim Court
Brewery Road, London, N7 9NY
Tel: (0171) 607-8237

P.O. Box 1230
West Seneca, NY 14224-1230
Tel: (800) 955-9659

P.O. Box 80038
Burlington, Ontario L7L 6B1
Tel: (905) 637-8734

1st Floor, 1 Chandos Street
St. Leonards
NSW 2065
Tel: (02) 9436 2622

P.O. Box 456
New Zealand
Tel: (06) 323 6828

21 St. Mobhi Road
Dublin 9
Irel and
Tel: 003531 837 2098

3rd Floor, Norvic House
93 De Korte Street
Braamfontein 2001
South Africa
Tel: (11) 403 3008

Unsworths Booksellers Ltd.
A large stock of antiquarian and secondhand books on the Humanities, including History, Literature and the Arts.

1 North Building
Westminster Square
Durham street
London SE11 5JH
Tel: (0) 20 7820 7709



West Port Books
Over 20,000 volumes, plus a very large classical sheet music section.

145-7 West Port
United Kingdom EH3 9DP

Wheeler Publishing
Publisher of large print books. Download PDF versions of some titles.

Tel: (800) 588-8881

William A. Thomas Braille Bookstore
Braille International, Inc.
3290 SE Slater Street
Stuart, FL 34997
Tel: (800) 336-3142

The World At Large, Inc.
Bi-weekly newspaper with reprints of articles from U.S. News and World Report, Time, the Monitor, and others.
1689 46th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11204
(800) 285-2743 (toll-free — not in NYC)
(718) 972-4000


Xavier Society for the Blind
A Funny Alphabet Book given free of charge to children with visual impairment.
154 East 23rd Street
New York, NY 10010-4595
Tel: (212) 473-7800

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