Radio Talking Book

Last modified
Thursday, February 11, 2021
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Description of App

The Radio Talking Book Network (RTB) is a free news and information service that broadcasts 24 hours a day, every day, to listeners across the nation.

We broadcast daily newspapers, current magazines, and a wide variety of books to appeal to diverse interests. All are read by skilled volunteer readers and broadcasters.

The Archive Daily Listings within the app offers a view of our wide-ranging programming.

With the Radio Talking Book smartphone app you can listen to the live stream of the Minnesota Radio Talking Book at any time. Just tap the listen button on the main page of the app. You can also listen to any program which has been aired in the past seven days. First tap on the day of the week you which to pick and then choose the hour of the program you wish to hear.

Available to anyone with a disability that makes reading print difficult.

If you have questions, problems or suggestions you can call us at 1-800-652-9000 or 651-539-2363.

Listen your way with the Radio Talking Book!



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Accessibility Comments

Very accessible to use. The interface is pretty straight forward to use.

VoiceOver Performance

VoiceOver reads all page elements.

Button Labeling

All buttons are clearly labeled.


The app is fully accessible with VoiceOver and is easy to navigate and use.


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