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Audio Reading Service

Do you or someone you know have difficulty reading printed material? Allen County Public Library's Audio Reading Service is specifically designed for and directed to people who have visual, physical, learning or language challenges to reading traditional printed materials because of blindness, low-vision, a literacy issue, language barrier or a physical condition. Through this free service, you can become a member of our listening family and take advantage of the broadcasting of local and national readings, which are accessible through radio receiver, web streaming, Mobile Sero App, Alexa-enabled device and more.

The Journal Gazette

Today’s Journal Gazette, updated Monday through Saturday. This podcast is a service of the ACPL and is designed for people who have visual, physical, learning or language challenges to reading normal printed materials.

 "I am a regular listener of your service. I am from Bangladesh. I visited the United States twice in the last five years. I find your audio reading service great for everyone. I would recommend your programs for those who are trying to improve their listening comprehension of American English." 

Audio Reading Service Program

The library’s audio reading service broadcasts 24 hours a day and seven days a week.

What We Read


How To Reach Us

Audio Reading Service
7615 DiSalle Blvd.
Fort Wayne, IN 46825
(260) 421-1376

The Audio Reading Service is a proud member of: 


We Would Love to Hear From You!

Have you enjoyed using The Audio Reading Service? We would love to hear about your experience! Do you have a question or concern? Please contact our team at (260) 421-1376 or email us at today.


How can I help?

Share the Audio Reading Service

Include our Audio Reading Service Brochure in your organization's newsletter and invite an Audio Reading Service representative to speak at your service club, house of worship, agency or professional organization. Please contact our department for more information on this service (260) 421-1376 or


If your skills and passion match our needs, we would love to have you join our ACPL audio reading team of volunteers! An interview and audition are required. Please visit the library's Volunteer Services page to access our current volunteer openings if available.

Give a Financial Gift

Your tax-deductible gift through the Allen County Public Library Foundation will support our services to the visual and reading impaired with the purchase of radios, broadcast fees and outreach to ensure quality programming that promotes independent living and access to information. 

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