Talking Book Program Teams Up with Itasca Library for ADA25 Event

The Itasca Community Library, in collaboration with the Illinois Talking Book Outreach Center (ITBOC), hosted a program on July 14 to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Various area non-profit organizations that work to support the efforts of people with disabilities were present. Illinois State Representative Christine Winger (45th Dist.) and Sendy Soto from U.S. Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth’s office were also in attendance. Participants were appreciative of the valuable information and resources that were shared.

Rose Chenoweth, Director of Talking Books (pictured), spoke about the services provided by the Illinois Talking Book Outreach Center, how patrons can become eligible for service, and the large collection of talking book and braille items available for checkout and for download.

The Illinois Talking Book Outreach Center provides services for persons unable to read regular print due to visual or physical limitations. For information about talking books, contact or call 1.800.426.0709.

The Illinois Talking Book Outreach Center, Itasca Community Library, and RAILS are among the program partners for ADA25 Chicago. (For a list of RAILS' ADA25 programs, see this flyer.)

Photo: Rose Chenoweth talks about the services offered by the Illinois Talking Book Outreach Center.

Photo and article courtesy of Itasca Community Library.



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