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Newspaper Reading Services

  • NFB-Newsline -This service, available to Talking Book patrons free of charge, offers touch tone telephone access to both local and national newspapers. Newspapers available include the Indianapolis Star, Evansville Courier Press, Muncie Star Press, Northwest Indiana Hammond Times, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, USA Today, and more. Newsline is also available online and through your smart phone.  
  • IRIS - Indiana Reading and Information Services (IRIS), available from WFYI, is an around-the-clock, free communications link for the print-impaired. They offer service through both a radio broadcast (within 42 miles of Indianapolis) and an on-demand, online streaming service. 

  • Northeast Indiana Radio Reading Service (NEIRRS)  
    As a department of the Allen County Public Library, the Northeast Indiana Radio Reading Service (NEIRRS) reads local news and features from a dozen area newspapers, including daily readings of the Fort Wayne Journal Gazette and News Sentinel, and readings of over 40 magazines and other publications. NEIRRS is broadcast over a fifty-mile radius from Fort Wayne to a special radio loaned to individuals at no cost; NEIRRS can also be heard over an alternative language setting on PBS 39.4.  NEIRRS is available on free Apps for mobile devices through iBlink. We also stream our broadcast well as provide podcasts of our programs.

TB MA 6-9-2021