Andrew Heiskell Library for the Blind and Visually Impaired

This barrier-free branch of the New York City Public Library provides comfortable reading rooms, large collections of specially-formatted materials, audio playback equipment for listening to recorded books and magazines, and a variety of other electronic reading aids. The Library has a children’s room and a meeting room for concerts, lectures, and other special events. Also operates an extensive mailing program that delivers thousands of recorded and Braille books a day. The books are shipped free of charge, as part of a federal program established by the Library of Congress.

40 W. 20th Street
New York, NY 10012-4211

(212) 206-5458 TTY
(212) 206-5400 Voice
(212) 206-5425 24-hour answering machine

(212) 206-5418




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