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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

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

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


If you borrowed a device from the MN AT Loan Program, please complete 1 of the 2 surveys: