Welcome to the Braille Circulating Library!

From its humble beginning in 1925, the Braille Circulating Library originally served only the state of Virginia, but its outreach now spans the entire United States, many foreign countries and countless more with the Library on the web! Please use this website to find out more information on the Library and to contact us with any questions.

Rev. Brian J. Barton, Sr.
Executive Director

2014 Fall Newsletter

Dear Friends of the Braille Circulating Library,
As I am writing this newsletter, I am listening to the sound of the much needed rain falling outside on the new windows of the BCL building. The sound of gently falling rain has a soothing and calming effect. I am reminded of the words of an old hymn I would hear in church when I was a child  read more »

BCL Summer 2014 Newsletter

Dear Friends of the Braille Circulating Library,
As the Braille Circulating Library is entering its 89th summer of service to the blind community,
many exciting things are happening at the BCL. The BCL building is 93 years old and all the windows in the building are original. The windows have been in desperate need of replacement for many years. Due to this dire need, a 5 step renovation plan was developed  read more »

BCL Spring 2014 Newsletter

Dear Friends of the Braille Circulating Library,
Tomorrow is the first day of Spring. After enduring a long Winter, I am looking forward to seeing the signs of Spring: increasing daylight, warming temperatures, and the rebirth of flora and fauna. Everywhere you look, there are signs of new beginnings. In a word, Spring is a season of “renewal”. Webster’s Dictionary defines the word “renewal” as  read more »

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