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Washington Talking Book and Braille Library

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Washington Talking Book and Braille Library (WTBBL) (2021 9 th Ave. @ Lenora in South Lake Union) sends out 2,000 talking books each day to those who can’t access standard print. WTBBL needs volunteers to do book inspection, shelving and other circulation-related tasks. Training is provided. WTBBL is open M-F 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. and until 7 p.m. on Wednesdays. Complete an application online at For more information, email Minimum age to volunteer is 15. Sign up with a group of friends! Free parking!

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About Washington Talking Book and Braille Library


2021 9th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121, US

Mission Statement

Washington Talking Book and Braille Library ( WTBBL) provides a free public library service which includes easy access to the informational and reading materials needed by individuals in the State of Washington who are unable to read standard print material.


Talking Books - The Library circulates varied collection of books and magazines on digital audio cartridges. Special digital players needed to use these materials are provided free of charge. Braille - Braille books are available from the Library collection. A special children's collection includes books combining print and braille so that blind and sighted readers may share their reading enjoyment. Large Print - Large print books for readers who cannot easily read conventional-size print are available for browsing and checking out. The Library collections actively promote braille literacy for both adults and children. Special in-house materials have been designed and produced for this purpose. BARD downloads access audio and braille materials to your desktop or smart device. Reference - The Library offers disability focused reference service to patrons and the public. Children's Services - The Orrico children's room has accessible toys and furniture, print-braille infant and toddler books, and video and print parenting resources. Families of infants and toddlers can find information on enriching prebraille literacy skills. Readers 6 to 18 can sign up for the annual by-mail summer reading program.


We'll work with your schedule.


2021 9th AvenueSeattle, WA 98121



  • Literacy / Reading
  • Special Needs
  • Warehousing
  • Administrative Support
  • Customer Service
  • Supply Chain


  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group


  • Must be at least 15
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 to 4 hour afternoon shifts Monday through Friday
  • Detail oriented, hand dexterity, moving, reaching, shifting, reading

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