Youth Services

Resources for Students, Teachers and Parents

Featured Events:

CANCELED: Spokane Braille Challenge 

Check back soon for more exciting Youth events! 

 Sign up now for the Spring 2019 Pen Pal Program! 

  • Students in grades 1-12 are invited to participate in one of WTBBL's most popular programs. Make a new friend by writing letters in large print or braille. Sign up by Friday March 8th! 
  • Spring 2019 Pen Pal Registration


  • Multisensory Storytimes - Schedule Changes

Drawing of a smiling robot

Friday 1/25 Storytime CANCELLED

Friday 2/1 Storytime CANCELLED

Friday  2/8 Storytime 11 a.m.

Friday 2/15 Storytime 11 a.m.

Friday  2/22 Storytime CANCELLED

 2018 Storytime Flyer

Outside the Library Programming

Let WTBBL come to you! The Youth Services Librarian is available to visit schools and education centers to present about the WTBBL service or related educational topics to both individual patrons and groups of students, parents, and school staff. Other educational topics include multisensory storytimes, presentations for accessible research resources for students, booktalks and book suggestions in alternative formats for classroom assignments, etc. Contact the Youth Services Librarian for more information.

Visit the Orrico Children’s Room at WTBBL

Open for children of all ages, our Orrico Children’s Room offers a space for children to explore, play, and of course, read! Recently renovated with new furniture and toys, the Orrico Children’s Room is a welcoming space for your child.  Featuring a variety of musical instruments, tactile toys, and both Braille and large-print books, this space supports children’s needs for learning and physical development!  Stop by during normal WTBBL hours and check out the space.


Visit our unique location in downtown Seattle and learn how we provide library service to the entire state! Additional programming is available. Tours are available for individuals and school groups with advance request. Please contact for more information.

For more information about Outreach Services at WTBBL visit Outreach and Tours.

In Search of a Good Book?

Check out our monthly Recommended Reading!

Make a Donation to support WTBBL

WTBBL's Youth Services Librarian is directly funded by donations from our generous donors. The support given to the library throughout the year makes all youth programming possible. To learn more about other ways donations are used, read our Annual Report.