Agency Detailed Information
Name: National Library Service (Library of Congress)
Address: Library of Congress
City: Washington State: DC Zip: 20542
Email: nls@loc.gov
Web Site: www.loc.gov/nls
Telephone: Local: (202) 707-5100
Toll Free: (888) 657-7323
TDD: (202) 707-0744
Fax: (202) 707-0712
Service Areas
-All Counties
 Services Provided to
All residents of the United States who are unable to read or use standard print materials because of visual or physical impairment
 Detailed Services Description
Overview
The National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NLS), Library of Congress, administers the free program that loans recorded and Braille books and magazines, music scores in Braille and large print, and specially designed playback equipment to residents of the United States who are unable to read or use standard print materials because of visual or physical impairment.

NLS administers the program nationally while direct service to eligible individuals and institutions is the responsibility of cooperating libraries in the various states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam, and the Virgin Islands. Service is also extended to eligible American citizens residing abroad.

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