About Us


The Library Services for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing is a statewide special library dedicated to meeting the information and accessibility needs of the deaf, hard of hearing, and deaf-blind communities, as well as meeting the information needs about hearing loss to all Tennesseans. Our services include:

  • An extensive lending library of books, media programs and assistive devices
  • Information and referral services
  • Accessible adult and children’s programming
  • Professional in-service training programs
  • Publishing the Tennessee Directory of Services for People who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing
  • Demonstration area of assistive devices
  • Video Relay Service access 

Updated: June 21, 2023