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Braille and Talking Books Clerk

Prepare brailles and talking books for mailing to blind library patrons.

What does a Braille and Talking Books Clerk do?

Prepares braille and talking books for mailing to blind library patrons and receives books returned by patrons: Stamps issue date on book card to maintain record of location of borrowed books. Stamps due date on issue card and inserts card and return mailing label in book pocket. Places books in mailing container and affixes address label to container, securing container with straps for mailing. Receives and examines returned books for damage, such as torn paper and scratched record surfaces. Stamps return date on book card. Shelves returned books alphabetically by author’s name or by title.