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Old Time Radio Shows

Old Time Radio Shows catalog – This PDF document lists the Old Time Radio Shows on tapes available to all patrons of the Talking Book Centers in Illinois.


Braille Magazine List – This PDF lists braille magazines available free of charge to registered patrons of the Talking Book service. Braille magazines are distributed by the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped.

Descriptive Videos

Descriptive Video Catalog – This PDF document lists videos with audio descriptions provided through the Illinois State Library.

Descriptive Video Catalog Supplement (2008) – This PDF document is the 2008 supplement to the Descriptive Video Catalog.

Topical Short Book Lists

These short book lists were first featured in our news posts.  The PDFs do take a while to load.

Scary Fantasy Fiction    (2011)  This PDF document features books new to the collection in 2011.

Nonfiction that Reads like Fiction  (2011)  This PDF document includes nonfiction books that are as entertainingly written as your favorite fiction authors.

Spring is here (2011)  This PDF document includes books on topics  you think about in the spring.

Books Made Into Movies (2011)  This PDF features books new the collection in 2011 that were later made into movies.

Special Cookbooks (2011)  This PDF has cookbooks that are more than cookbooks.  The recipes are good but the narrative about  or by the author is what makes it special.

Disabilities and Encouragement  (2011)  The PDF is of inspirational stories of people overcoming great obstacles to survive and thrive.

NASCAR (2011)  The PDF is a list of books featuring the popular NASCAR races.

Young Inquiring Minds Want to Know (2011)  Children are always asking why.  This PDF book list features some great books designed to answer some of these questions.

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