LIBRARY SERVICES FOR THE DEAF AND HARD OF HEARING
A statewide information resource center regarding all aspects of hearing loss, deafness and deaf-blindness. Services include: 1) a lending library of books, media programs (videos, CDs and DVDs), and equipment including a variety of Assistive Listening Devices; 2) information and referral services; 3) community programming (i.e. Signing Story Times); 4) in-service training for library personnel; 5) a reference collection which includes magazines and newsletters relating to deafness and hearing loss; 6) a Demonstration Area of Assistive Devices; and 7) online resources such as the "Tennessee Directory of Services for People who are Deaf, Hard of Hearing, or Deaf-Blind;" an interactive TN Events Calendar; and social media accounts. This program is funded, in part, under an agreement with the Tennessee Department of State.