This Blog includes information related to Library Adaptive Technology events, archives, presenter and participant recommendations and suggestions.

Friday, November 28, 2008

Saturday Technology Training Session December 6th.

The next Saturday Technology Training Session will be on December 6th from 1 to 4 pm in the second floor west lobby of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library.

Janiece Peterson-Kent will talk about Braille literacy. Janiece Kent is a long time Braille advocate and teacher who sits on a number of boards and panels in the community related to Adapative Technology. She is also a musician who performs regularly at the Old Europe restaurant on Wisconsin Ave. She may do a few pieces for us as well if we can coordinate the use of a piano or a keyboard.

Chika Oguledo and Patrick Timony will talk about social networking. Chika will demonstrate My Telespace, an online audio social networking site.

Correy Thompson and Janice Rosen will be performing a couple of pieces on keyboard.

Wednesday, November 26, 2008

Free Audio-Described Movies

Here is a collection of free audio-described movies from Blind Mice Mart. The movies are audio - mp3 format with audio-description. Download them by pressing enter on the linked name of the movie on the following webpage. The movies are stored on a third party website called, and will download from there.

Tuesday, November 25, 2008

ACB Radio Main Menu Audio Technology Show archive

Check out the American Council of the Blind Radio Main Menu Audio Technology Show archive.

Grand Opening of Rennovated Adaptive Services Division

Stay tuned for more details on the Saturday, February 7th, 2009, Grand Opening of the Renovated Adaptive Services Division, room 215, at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library. Renovations have been ongoing this fall, and include a new carpet, new walls, furniture, classroom-meeting space, and a new recording studio. A live webcam video of the renovation is posted at . Unfortunately it is only video and not accessible to screenreaders.

Wednesday, November 19, 2008

eSight Careers Network

eSight Careers Network is a powerful resource for learning how to manage your career or effectively deal with disability employment issues.

Monday, November 3, 2008

Blind Boys of Alabama

Blind Boys of Alabama concert DAR Constitution Hall, 6:30 Thursday November 6th
Free tickets for people with disabilities, family and caregivers at the Adaptive Services Division, a $55 value! You must come in and pick the tickets up at the library.