Join us Wednesday, August 18th at 11 a.m. for the online presentation, "How Audio Technology Changed the World" by veteran broadcaster, Ross Reynolds. The presentation will explore the impact that audio transmission has had on society and storytelling, beginning with the first century of radio up to the modern age of audiobooks, internet streaming, podcasts, and smart speakers. Join us online with your audio memories!

Register in advance for this meeting via Zoom, or call WTBBL at 206-615-0400 or 800-542-0866 to receive the phone number to call into the event.

Celebrating 90 Years

Click here to watch the online reading and discussion by Rena Priest, Washington State Poet Laureate. Rena shared her poems, talked about her writing process, her work as Poet Laureate and answered questions from the audience.

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.

Mission Statement

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.


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Saturday 8/7 11am-12pm

Pasado's Safe Haven Rescue Animal Meet & Greet. Children and Families welcome. Via Zoom.