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Begins September 29th! Free Online Braille Transcription Class

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Washington Talking Book and Braille Library

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 7 people are interested
New Braille Transcription Class Forming!
The Washington Talking Book & Braille Library (WTBBL) is starting a new braille transcribing class in October 2017! For more information email david.junius@sos.wa.gov, or register at http://tinyurl.com/wtbbl-class.

Begins September 29th!

Free Online Braille Transcription Class

Learn how to transcribe books into braille and become a volunteer for WTBBL!

September 29, 2021 - May 11, 2022 on Wednesdays from 2 - 4 pm

For More Information Call: 206-615-0400 or Email: wtbblvolunteer@sos.wa.gov

Learn more and register at: https://tinyurl.com/wtbbl-braille-class

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About Washington Talking Book and Braille Library

Location:

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.

Description

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.

Advocacy & Human Rights
Education & Literacy
People with Disabilities

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Copy Writing / Copy Editing
  • Braille
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Special Needs

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Regular attendance and completion of all assignments is required to ensure success in this course. Lesson topics are cumulative, each lesson building on skills learned previously.
  • Class Schedule: The 2021-2022 Braille Transcription Class will be begin on Wednesday, September 29, 2021. The provisional end date is Wednesday, May 11, 2022. Class will not be held on these dates: 10/27/2021, 11/24/2021, 12/22 & 12/29/2021, 2/23/22

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