Latest Iowa Department for the Blind Volunteer Newsletter

Welcome to the Iowa Department for the Blind Volunteer Newsletter! In this issue, we are celebrating our volunteers and the work they have done for IDB over the last year and discussing braille literacy. We hope you find this newsletter useful and informative.

Iowa Department for the Blind Newsletter Volume 4 Issue 2

Library News Podcast: May 2022

Join library staff for May’s Library News podcast which features Children’s Book Week, the Elizabeth Perowsky Volunteer Luncheon, and the Friends of the Library.  As well as the top ten fiction books downloaded on BARD last month, information about Makerspace Monday, other upcoming Youth programs and ongoing library events and programs.

Library News Podcast: April 2022 – Happy National Library Week!

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Library News Podcast: April 2022

Join library staff for April’s Library News podcast which features National Library Week, Money Smart Week, National Poetry Month and National Volunteer month.  As well as, the top ten nonfiction books downloaded on BARD last month, information about OverDrive’s Big Library Read and upcoming Youth programs and ongoing library events and programs.

Library News Podcast: March 2022

Join library staff for March’s Library News podcast which features information on customized Talking Book Topics called Tiny TBTs, the top ten fiction books downloaded on BARD last month, information about the 2022 Iowa Regional Braille Challenge, the Great Reading Challenge, information about the upcoming Des Moines Book Festival, save the date information for the Elizabeth Perowsky Volunteer Workshop and Luncheon, upcoming Youth programs, and information about ongoing library events and programs.

Library News Podcast: February 2022

Join library staff for February’s Library News podcast which features information on the 2022 All Iowa Reads titles,  the top ten nonfiction books downloaded on BARD last month, information about the 2022 Iowa Regional Braille Challenge, upcoming Youth programs, and information about ongoing library events and programs.

Library News Podcast: January 2022

Happy New Year!  Join library staff for January’s Library News podcast which features information on a new program starting this month called the Great Reading Challenge, the top ten fiction books downloaded on BARD last month, information about the 2022 Iowa Regional Braille Challenge, upcoming youth programs, and information about ongoing library events and programs.