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

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 »

Braille 2013 Year End Letter

Dear Friends of the Braille Circulating Library,
It is hard to believe that another year of ministry of the Braille Circulating Library is almost over and we are about to begin our 89th year of service to the blind. I praise the Lord that over all these many years, the BCL continues to offer all of its services free of charge, the BCL continues to be completely debt free, and the BCL continues to be a total faith ministry. I sincerely believe that the Lord’s hand is on the BCL and that the BCL is truly God’s ministry.  read more »

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