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MLBPH Resources

What we offer in the Library
Eligibility for Library for the Blind
Access BARD (digital audio books)
Talking Book and Braille Catalog
Support Resources in the Community
Newsletter

Contact Us
Telephone:  855-203-5274 (toll free) or 586-286-1580 (direct dial)
Email Address: MLBPH@cmpl.org
Michigan Relay Number for the Deaf: 800-649-7377

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Macomb Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped @ CMPL


To qualify for this service you must be living with one of the following conditions:

  • Legal Blindness:  if vision in the better eye is 20/200 or less, or the widest diameter of visual field is no greater than 20 degrees.
  • Visual Disability:  if vision is corrected but visual acuity still is not good enough to read standard print.
  • Physical Disability:  if a physical limitation makes the holding of books and the turning of pages impossible or so difficult as to keep the individual from reading. Examples include: loss of arms or the use of arms; impairment of muscle and nerve control; the effects of strokes, cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis, muscular dystrophy, polio, severe arthritis.
  • Reading Disability:  Organic dysfunction of sufficient severity to prevent reading printed materials in a normal manner. Required from the Federal government is an M.D. or D.O.'s signature for service.