• By April Mittelstaedt
  • Posted Tuesday, April 6, 2021

Not Just Books: Tactile Books (fun for ages 3+)

Learn by touch with braille and tactile books!

The library may be known as a place for free, fun programs and interesting books, but did you know you can find more than just books at the library? It's true! You can find a quick summary of our fun, not-book items by visiting this page.

Walkertown Branch Library is excited to offer tactile books for patrons to borrow. Our tactile books include tactile diagrams that you can explore by touch and text with raised braille translations.


What's Inside

Tactile Books

  • One book with braille text and tactile diagrams
  • Online PDF available

Borrowing Information

How can they be borrowed?
They can be found in a wooden trough above the picture books at Walkertown Branch Library and patrons of any age can check them out with a library card in good standing. They have a small, blue sticker that says "Tactile."
If you would like to update or apply for a library card, you can find more information here.
How long can they be borrowed?
Tactile books can be checked out for three weeks and can be renewed four times.
They can be placed on hold and you can click here to see which tactile books are available at Walkertown Branch Library or here for all the braille books available across Forsyth County Public Libraries.
How can they be returned?
They can be returned to book drops outside or to indoor book returns at any Forsyth County Public Library (or any NC Cardinal location).

Webstory and HTML Content by April Mittelstaedt 2021

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