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​​Library Coordinated Tactile Tours


The Maryland State Library for the Blind and Print Disabled is excited to coordinate exciting and dynamic tactile tours across the state. 

These tours are held in collaboration with other organizations; tours are first-come, first-served and registration will always be required. 


Frequently Asked Questions about Tactile Tours: 

What is a tactile tour?​A tactile tour is a collaborative effort between LBPD and an outside organization to provide an immersive tour experience of a  3rd party venue that contains elements of audio-description and touch. 
Does the library provide transportation?
​​The library does not provide transportation at this time. 
Does the library provide refreshments/meals?
​The library does not provide refreshments or meals.  
What ages are allowed on tactile tours? 
​​Tactile tours are open to all; however, there are times where a cooperating facility or organization places an age restriction on an event. This will be noted in the event description. 
Do you have to be a patron of the library to attend a tactile tour?
​Our programs are open to all; however, preference is given to library patrons.
Registration is full! Is there a waitlist?
​In most cases, a waitlist is available. 


Questions? Special Accommodation Request? 

​If you have questions about upcoming or past tactile tours, have a reasonable accommodation request, or need additional information, please contact: Ashley.Biggs1@Maryland.gov

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Upcoming Tours

Postponed


Past ​Tactile Tours

Ravens Stadium Tactile Tour

December 16, 2019​

In December of 2019, the Maryland State Library for the Blind and Print Disabled visited the Raven's Stadium for a 2.5-hour long tactile tour. Tour photos are available here.


NASA Facility Tour

August 22, 2019

In August of 2019, the Maryland State Library for the Blind and Print Disabled visited the Goddard Space Flight Center in Prince George's County. Tour photos are available her​e.