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Colorado Talking Book Library
Text - Adventure is Yours, Find Your Story and Read Happily Ever After
180 Sheridan Blvd., Denver, Colorado 80226 (Map to CTBL)

Getting Started ButtonA free service to Coloradans of all ages who are unable to read standard print material due to visual, physical or learning disabilities whether permanent or temporary. CTBL provides audio, Braille and large-print books and magazines.


CTBL's year-long program, "Leaving on my own Terms" explores living, dying, grief and legacy. To learn more about this program, visit our "Leaving on my own Terms" webpage. December's activity is Out of the Box Funeral Planning on December 9th at 10 am hosted by Sue Mackey. Call the library for more information or visit the event page.

The BARD Mobile app for Android is finally available! Download the app from Google Play today.

One of our volunteers, Ken Rinehart, created a promotional video for the library. Click on the image below to see the video.

Volunteers at the Paton Open House

CTBL Talking Points

A brief PDF document discussing how to talk about the services offered by the Colorado Talking Book Library can be found here: http://www2.cde.state.co.us/ctbl/download/pdf/how_to_talk_about_CTBL14.pdf

CTBL will be closed the following days:

  • Thursday and Friday, November 26-27, 2015
  • Thursday and Friday, December 24-25, 2015
  • Friday, January 1, 2016
  • Monday, January 18, 2016
  • Monday, February 15, 2016

Contact information:

Metro Denver - 303-727-9277
Toll Free in State - 800-685-2136

Fax: 303-727-9281

Email:  ctbl.info@cde.state.co.us

Building:   Monday - Friday 8 am - 5:00 pm
Phone:    Monday - Friday 8 am- noon and 12:30 - 4:30 pm

Map and Directions:
180 Sheridan Blvd., Denver, Colorado 80226 (Map to CTBL)