LABM: That All May Read


That All May Read

A free library program of over 150,000 recorded, large print, and braille materials available to residents of Tennessee who are not able to use standard print materials due to a visual or physical disability. The Tennessee Library for Accessible Books and Media (TLABM) partners with the National Library Service at the Library of Congress (NLS) to administer this free library service.

LABM: Eligibility and Application

You may download applications for this free library service above

These applications require Adobe Acrobat Reader. You can download the free program from the Adobe Web site.

Please note there are multiple pages for each application. All pages should be completed before sending applications to the library.

You may mail completed applications to:

Tennessee Library for Accessible Books and Media at the address listed at the bottom of this page.

Or, you may fax them to (615) 532-8856.

Or, you may scan and e-mail them to

Each application must have the signature of a certifying authority. Please see the information on the application form for information on who may certify applications for service.

Spanish applications may be obtained by contacting the library at (800) 342-3308.

LABM: Available Materials

Books and Magazines

BARD Downloadable Audio Books and Magazines

Download audio and digital braille book and magazine titles for use with Digital Talking Book machines, iOS devices, Android devices, braille embossers, and refreshable braille devices. This service is available to registered patrons of the Tennessee Library for Accessible Books and Media only.

Find books and magazines in braille or audio from the National Library Service for Blind and Physically Handicapped:

Large Print Catalogs
Large print catalogs are available by contacting the Library for Accessible Books and Media.

LABM: Help Finding Materials

Cathy Bale
Tel: (615) 741-5836 or (800) 342-3308
Fax: (615) 532-8856
Email Cathy Bale

Ellen Barker
Tel: (615) 741-5839 or (800) 342-3308
Fax: 615.532.8856
Email Ellen Barker

Brittney Reed
Tel: (615) 741-5838 or (800) 342-3308
Fax: (615) 532-8856
Email Brittney Reed

Alyse West
Tel: (615) 741-1171 or (800) 342-3308
Fax: 615.532.8856
Email Alyse West