"For some people the Talking Books service has functioned as a lifeline of sorts," said Chris Eaton, Librarian with the Jacksonville Public Library's Special Needs Library. "These books take them places when they feel like they have nowhere else to go." If you live in Florida and have trouble reading print as the result of an eye problem, a reading disability, or difficulty holding a book because of arthritis, a stroke, or an accident, you may apply for Bureau of Braille and Talking Books Library services. This library service is free and is supported by your tax dollars. Currently, the Jacksonville Public Library has a little over 1000 active users but there's capacity for many more.