Serving the UP and Alpena and Crawford County

Our free service is available to residents of all ages who are blind or have a visual impairment that makes them unable to comfortably read print books, have a perceptual or reading disability, or have a physical disability that makes it hard to hold or manipulate a book or to focus or move the eyes as needed to read a print book. 

Online Referral Form   Application  Application in Spanish

Submit applications online if you are a doctor, nurse, therapist, activity director, library staff (and more).    

Download audiobooks, audio magazines and e-braille using our
BARD mobile app.

BARD tablet

Receive playback equipment and audiobooks by USPS mail.

Great Lakes Talking Books (GLTB) is an Advisory and Outreach Center for the National Library Service for the Blind and Print Disabled (NLS) and is located at the Superiorland Library Cooperative in Marquette.

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Contact: Tonia Bickford,1615 Presque Isle Ave., Marquette, MI  49855, tb@greatlakestalkingbooks.org, 906-228-7697, ext. 0, or Toll Free 1-800-562-8985. 

Hours: Mon, Tues, and Thurs 9 - 5.

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