Join us Tuesday, July 21st at 11 am for an online reading and discussion with the new Washington Poet Laureate, Rena Priest! Rena will discuss her works Patriarchy Blues, Subliminal Sublime, and more.

Please register in advance for this zoom webinar. Once registered, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Celebrating 90 Years

Click here to see WTBBL's Zoom webinar "90 Years of Access: A History of WTBBL and NLS" to learn more about how WTBBL has partnered with the Library of Congress to make reading accessible, and about the people and events in Seattle and across the nation that made it happen.

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The Washington Talking Book & Braille Library builds community and provides equal access to information and reading materials for Washington residents unable to read standard print.


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reading matters spring 2021

WTBBL's Spring 2021 Reading Matters Newsletter is now available.


tale tails

Thursday 7/22 7-8pm

WTBBL Teen Hangout: Teens and tweens discuss their favorite books of 2021, best characters of all time, worst things they've ever read, and more! Zoom link here