SALB Blog

Dr Gcina Mhlophe’s launches two of her books in Braille, in collaboration with the South African Library for the Blind

13 September 2021

Dr Gcina Mhlophe’s launches two of her books in Braille, in collaboration with the South African Library for the Blind

The Library will be closed Monday 26 August 2021

26 July 2021

SALB Closed on Monday 26 August 2021

We bid farewell to Advocate Steve Kekana

01 July 2021

Former SALB Board Chairperson passes away!

THE BLIND VOICE - THIS SAT 3 JULY 9:00 -11:00

01 July 2021

The Blind Voice radio show topics for this coming weekend!

Book circulation suspended

30 June 2021

Regrettably book circulation has been suspended until further notice

SALB celebrates DeafBlind Awareness week!

30 June 2021

We celebrate DeafBlind Awareness week!

Akhona Mini submits first Tactile Book competition entry!

02 June 2021

The first Tactile Book competition entry is in!

Congratulations to our CEO!

28 May 2021

SALB CEO elected to serve on the IFLA Board

SALB Appoints Contractor for building renovations and extensions

03 May 2021

A contractor for the SALB building renovations and extensions has been appointed

The SALB CEO wishes everyone a liberal Africa Month!

01 May 2021

Message from the CEO in support of Africa Month

SALB Radio Show back on air

21 April 2021

The South African Library for the Blind's radio show THE BLIND VOICE is back on air from this Saturday 24 April 2021.

SALB Braille Production Staff undergo training

19 April 2021

Training was conducted by Mr. Deenadaylan Moodley, from Pretoria. He is a South African Training Facilitator for the Daisy Consortium based in the UK.

SALB Launches Tactile Book Competition

14 April 2021

'Create a Tactile Illustrated Book' COMPETITION

SALB announces international partnership with Typhlo and Tactus

31 March 2021

SALB and Typhlo and Tactus form partnership

South African Library for the Blind launches mobile studio in Mdantsane

20 March 2021

The department of Sport, Recreation, Arts and Culture in the Eastern Cape in partnership with the South African Library for the Blind (SALB) launched audio book studios in the Mdantsane Public Library on the 19th of March 2021

SALB CEO Mandla Ntombela attends SCECSAL in Namibia

09 February 2021

Our CEO Mandla Ntombela is currently attending the Standing Conference of Eastern, Central and South African Library and information Association (SCECSAL) Countries in Namibia. SCECSAL is a regional forum for library and information associations in Africa.

Reading aloud boosts memory

05 February 2021

Join millions around the world as we celebrate the power of reading aloud with the twelfth annual World Read Aloud Day.

Feeling lonely or isolated during the Pandemic?

28 January 2021

Feeling lonely during the pandemic? Here's what you can do...