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Welcome to the new & improved Illinois State Library Talking Book and Braille Service Online Public Access Catalog. Please contact us if you have any questions.

How to Search the catalog
DB068889 (retrieves by book number; include the zero (0) in the number)
Clark Mary Higgins (last name first, no comma necessary)
DB mystery (retrieves DB books that are mysteries)

Requesting materials: Please check the title status before placing an online order, explanations are listed below.

  • Copies available - a copy is currently available
  • All hardcopies checked out - no hardcopies are currently available; your request will be placed on the wait list.
  • Download or Call Library - title can only be downloaded; TBBS does not have any hardcopies. To receive the title by mail you must call TBBS at 800-426-0709 or email isltbbs@ilsos.net so a copy can be made or ordered interlibrary loan for you. This status is usually found on older books in the DB 06000 to D 67000 range, on books that begin with the prefix DBC and on some commercial audiobooks.
  • Download Only - TBBS has hardcopies on order and your request will be placed on the wait list.
  • In Process - title cannot be ordered or downloaded at this time; check back later for status update.