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Indiana State Library

Library > Talking Book & Braille Library > Indiana LBPH Subregional Libraries Indiana LBPH Subregional Libraries

In order to localize and speed up services, Indiana has contracted with three public libraries to serve as Subregional Libraries for the Blind and Physically Handicapped. These libraries provide recorded book services to patrons in their several county areas. They also welcome walk-in patrons and help their readers select books. The Talking Book and Braille Library provides state wide service for braille and large print readers although the Columbus Subregional (Bartholomew Co. PL) and the Northwest Indiana Subregional (Lake Co. PL) also send out large print to their patrons. The subregionals are located at the following public libraries and serve the specified counties:

1. Columbus Subregional Library

Counties Served: Bartholomew, Clark, Decatur, Floyd, Harrison, Jackson, Jefferson, Jennings, Scott, and Washington

  • Bartholomew Co. P. L.
  • 536 Fifth Street
  • Columbus, IN 47201
  • (812) 379-1277; or (800) 685-0524
  • Mrs. Sharon Thompson

2. Evansville Subregional Library

Counties Served: Vanderburgh, Dubois, Gibson, Knox, Martin, Perry, Pike, Posey, Spencer, and Warrick

  • Vanderburgh County Public Library
  • 200 SE Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd.
  • Evansville, IN 47713
  • (812) 428-8235; or (866) 645-2536
  • Mrs. Barbara Shanks

3. Northwest Indiana Subregional Library

Counties Served Lake, Jasper, LaPorte, Newton, and Porter

  • Lake County Public Library
  • 1919 West 81st St.
  • Merrillville, In 46410
  • (219) 769-3541
  • Mrs. Renee Lewis

TB MA 4-11-2013