Talking Books Library Clerk

Select talking books for mailing to blind library patrons.

What does a Talking Books Library Clerk do?

Selects talking books for mailing to blind library patrons: Compares borrower’s written request with list or chart of available titles. Selects books or materials, such as large type or braille volumes, tape cassettes, and open reel tape talking books, following borrower’s request, or selects substitute titles, following such criteria as age, education, interest, and sex of borrower. Obtains books or materials from shelves. Types address label to prepare books or materials for mailing. May type records, such as material or issue cards. May receive and inspect talking books returned to library [BRAILLE-AND-TALKING BOOKS CLERK].