Braille and Talking Books Clerk

Prepare brailles and talking books for mailing to blind library patrons.
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Salary Range
$17,000 – $37,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Braille and Talking Books Clerks do?

Prepares braille and talking books for mailing to blind library patrons and receives books returned by patrons: Stamps issue date on book card to maintain record of location of borrowed books. Stamps due date on issue card and inserts card and return mailing label in book pocket. Places books in mailing container and affixes address label to container, securing container with straps for mailing. Receives and examines returned books for damage, such as torn paper and scratched record surfaces. Stamps return date on book card. Shelves returned books alphabetically by author’s name or by title.


Should I be a Braille and Talking Books Clerk?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Flexible: You're open to change and think variety is the spice of life.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.

  • How to Become a
    Braille and Talking Books Clerk

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