[Nfbc-info] Braille Exhibit in Sacramento

Bryan Bashin bashin at calweb.com
Wed Sep 2 11:26:54 CDT 2009


Hi folks,

For those of you with a passion for Braille, you won't want to miss 
the following exhibit in downtown Sacramento this month.

Bryan Bashin



The Louis Braille Traveling Exhibit opens today at the California 
Braille and Talking Book Library, 900 N Street in Sacramento, California.

The exhibit will run September 1st through 25th (excluding Labor Day) 
from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. A related event will feature a talk and book 
signing by C. Michael Mellor, author of "Louis Braille: A Touch of 
Genius" on September 9 at 2 p.m., followed by a reception in the 
outdoor fragrance garden. The Society for the Blind will co-sponsor 
this event with the Braille & Talking Book Library.

For more information about the Sacramento exhibit and author talk, 
call the California Braille and Talking Book Library at (916) 654-0640, (800)
952-5666 (toll free in CA), or email btbl at library.ca.gov.

The exhibit will go on to appear in several locations around the 
country, well into next year. Find out if it will be near you - see 
the schedule at http://www.nbp.org/ic/nbp/louis/louis_tour.html


Read about C. Michael Mellor's 'Louis Braille: A Touch of Genius' at 
http://www.nbp.org/ic/nbp/LB.html





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