Toll-Free (in Louisiana):
The staff members of TBBL work together to send recorded books, playback machines, Large Print books, Braille books and other library materials to Louisiana citizens who qualify for this free service because they are unable to read or to hold standard printed materials.
Reader Advisors assist patrons in book selection and maintain databases of books requests. There is a librarian who works with children, teenagers and schools to meet their special needs, and another librarian provides service to residents in assisted living centers and other group homes and institutions.
The Materials and Management group are responsible for inspecting books, rewinding tapes, circulating books and dealing with playback machines.
Louisiana Voices is the TBBL audio book recording studio. Volunteers assist in the process of creating special format audio books for use by the patrons of TBBL and for loan to a national network of libraries and patrons.