Kent District Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped - AFB Directory Profile

General Information

Kent District Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
3350 Michael Avenue SW
Wyoming, MI 49509
(616) 647-3988 (Local)
(616) 647-3984 (Fax)

Brief Description

LBPH Advisory & Outreach Center

Hours of operation: Mon.-Thurs. 9:30 AM-8:00 PM, Fri. 9:30 AM-6:00 PM, Sat. 9:30 AM-5:00 PM Sun. 1:00 PM-5:00 PM (Labor Day through Memorial Day)
Clients served on average per year: 1500
Number of staff: 1.5 full-time employees.
Geographic area served: Ionia, Kent, and Montcalm Counties.
Publications: Kent Quarterly Newsletter


Michelle Roosien, Librarian,

Services Offered

Services for Adults

  • Braille/Electronic/Audio/Large Print Production
    • We provide our quarterly newsletter in braille upon request.
  • Computer Training/Assistive Technology
    • Training is limited to basic orientation.
  • Information and Referral
    • Maintains a list of local service agencies.
  • Library Services
    • Provides talking books, large-print books, and audiocassettes for blind and physically handicapped persons. Provides Vision Enhancement Devices (set of 4 magnifying glasses) for seniors' use on site and basic orientation training in the use of assistive devices. Located in a full-service public library.
  • Reading Services
    • The Newsline: Newspapers for the Blind, service of Michigan National Federation of the Blind project is available.
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