40 West 20th Street
New York, NY 10011
212-206-5400
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Fully Accessible
Open today
10 AM–5 PM
Regular Hours
Day Hours
Monday 10 AM–5 PM
Tuesday 12 PM–7 PM
Wednesday 10 AM–5 PM
Thursday 12 PM–7 PM
Friday 10 AM–5 PM
Saturday 10 AM–5 PM
Sunday CLOSED

The Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library provides free accessible reading material for patrons who are blind, visually impaired, or are otherwise physically unable to read standard print. Heiskell Library offers materials to borrow in a wide range of formats, including braille, talking books, and magazines, for users of all ages, as well as players and apps. Patrons can also find accessible programming and events, individual coaching in assistive technology, group tech workshops, braille study groups, and more. 

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The Andrew Heiskell Library provides talking books and magazines and braille for people who are blind, visually impaired, or are otherwise physically unable to read standard print. The library serves residents who live in New York City and Long Island. Follow the "Learn more" link below for additional information about the Andrew Heiskell Library.

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