Resident library patrons who are homebound due to an extended
illness, injury, or disability may be eligible to receive the library's homebound material delivery
Participants in the program can enroll for personalized book
selections and a delivery of materials either every two weeks or once a month. Homebound patrons can request and
receive fiction or nonfiction books, magazines, audio books, compact discs, videotapes and DVD'S delivered to their
To learn more about the service, please call the Circulation
Department of the Thomas Library at 926-7696 and leave a message with your name and telephone number for one of our
Homebound Service Providers.
Do you know someone who might benefit from the service? please
encourage them to call the library.
Library patron who are blind or whose physical handicaps may
prevent them from reading regular print resources can apply formaterials to be
delivered to their home via the United States Postal Service from the National Library Service for the Blind and
Physically Handicapped. Braille books, large print books, and books on tapes (including players) are available to
qualifying patrons. For more information, contact the Indiana Talking Book and Braille Library at 1-800-622-4970 or
the Lake County Public Library that serves as one of the regional libraries for the service at 1-219-769-3541 and
ask for the Talking Books Department.
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