Alabama Regional Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped - AFB Directory Profile

General Information

Alabama Regional Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
6030 Monticello Drive
Montgomery, AL 36130-6000
(334) 213-3906 (Local)
(334) 213-3993 (Fax)
(800) 392-5671 (Toll-Free)

Brief Description

APLS/BPH is part of the National Library Service network system and a division within the Alabama Public Library Service, the state library. It provides recreational and basic reference needs in special format materials.

Hours of operation: Mon.-Fri. 8:00 AM-5:00 PM.
Clients served on average per year: 6900
Number of staff: 7
Staff description: Regional librarian (1); reader advisors (3); library technician (1); warehouse workers (2).
Geographic area served: Alabama (62 of 67 counties)
Publications: WHAT'S LINE (quarterly newsletter)


Angela Fisher-Hall, Librarian,

Services Offered

Services for Adults

  • Information and Referral
    • Provides information on related organizations and agencies.
  • Library Services
    • Provides talking books, talking book machines, large-print books, audiocassettes, and braille books for blind and physically handicapped persons.
  • Services for Seniors
    • Provides recreational and some basic reference materials in special format for those who qualify.


Blindness: Learning in New Dimensions, Inc.

Deaf-Blind Division of the NFB

Georgia Organization of Parents of Blind Children

National Alliance of Blind Students

National Association to Promote the Use of Braille

National Federation of the Blind of Minnesota

National Federation of the Blind of New York State

National Federation of the Blind Senior Division

National Federation of the Blind Tennessee

NFB of Alabama

NFB of Alaska

NFB of Arizona

NFB of Arkansas

NFB of California

NFB of Colorado

NFB of Connecticut

NFB of Delaware

NFB of Florida

NFB of Georgia

NFB of Hawaii

NFB of Idaho

NFB of Illinois

NFB of Indiana

NFB of Kentucky

NFB of Louisiana

NFB of Maine

NFB of Maryland

NFB of Massachusetts

NFB of Michigan

NFB of Mississippi

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NFB of New Hampshire

NFB of New Jersey

NFB of New Mexico

NFB of New York

NFB of North Carolina

NFB of North Dakota

NFB of Ohio

NFB of Oregon

NFB of Pennsylvania

NFB Oklahoma

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