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Minnesota Resource Libraries

MN Resource Libraries
MN Resource Libraries is a statewide library providing information and resources to help families and educators meet the educational needs of Minnesota children and youth who have a hearing and or vision loss.
MN Resource Libraries Online Catalog

Who is Eligible for Services?
Books and DVD’s available for loan to the general public.
Materials listed below are only available to licensed teachers and related service providers working with MN students who are Deaf/Hard of Hearing (DHH) and Blind/Visually Impaired (BVI) and or Deaf-Blind:

  • BVI AT Loan Program Material
  • BVI Braillers & Light Boxes
  • BVI Assessments and Curriculum
  • D/HH Assessments

Related Service Providers include: Audiologists, Speech/Language Pathologists, Interpreters, Interveners, Transliterators, Certified Orientation & Mobility Specialists (COMS), and Transcribers.

Proof of Identification:
When applying for a MN Resource Libraries account, please:

  • State your occupation and the school and district
  • Licensed Teachers will be identified on the MDE Teacher Licensure On-Line Look Up:

http://education.state.mn.us/MDE/EdExc/Licen/TeachLicLook/index.html

Students currently enrolled in higher education programs for D/HH, BVI or O&M

  • Will be required to state the program and institution to which you are enrolled

Circulation Policy Loan Policy

 Circulation Policy Loan Policy 
Item Loan Period Patron’s Who Can Borrow
Books 4 weeks Public
DVD’s 4 weeks Public
Assessments 6-9 weeks Cert/Lic TBVI & COMS / DHH
Braillers/Light Boxes Yearly Cert/Lic TBVI
AT Equipment 6-9 Weeks Cert/Lic TBVI & COMS