New York Public Library

Vision Rehabilitation & Resources
New York, NY
Project Title: Heiskell Library: Translating Access Project Website:

About the Grantee

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.

Purpose of the Grant

For the Heiskell Library’s “Translating Access” project.




24 months

Grant Regions

Entire NY Tri-State Area, NYC Metro Area