PHOENIX – The Talking Book Library’s 50th Anniversary event scheduled for Thursday, March 19 is being moved to a virtual format. There will be no public, on-site attendance that day. Speeches will be carried over telephone, which will take place from 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. MST.
“Our library patrons, volunteers and the community that supports them are important to us,” said Janet Fisher, the Administrator for the Arizona Talking Book Library. “We made this decision based on health information guidelines available at this time.”
“We look forward to recognizing this anniversary and enabling people statewide to participate in this event by telephone,” Fisher said.
What: Arizona Talking Book Library Golden Anniversary
Date: Thursday, March 19, 2020, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. MST
Call-in number: 602-666-0783, passcode 808 906 894#
If you have difficulty connecting by phone, please contact the Talking Book Library at 602-255-5578.
In the coming weeks, the Talking Book Library will provide tours through Facebook and YouTube. Availability and access points will be posted on the Talking Book Library’s website, Facebook page and newsletter. To schedule an on-site tour for individuals and groups, please contact the library at 602-255-5578.
The Arizona Talking Book Library is a branch of the Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records, a division of the Secretary of State. The library works in cooperation with the National Library of Service for the Blind and Print Disabled, Library of Congress. All business is conducted by phone, email, US Postal Service, and downloadable program. Visit www.azlibrary.gov/talkingbooks for eligibility and registration requirements.