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Winter Reading Challenge 2024


Join the WTBBL Winter Reading Challenge this year to find some new books and stay nice and warm when it is chilly outside! This year the winter reading challenge encourages WTBBL patrons to find new books to read and read a little more! There are ten ideas to choose from, but to complete the challenge you only have to do seven. Below is the list of ten challenges:

  1. Read a book with an animal character
  2. Read a book with multiple narrators/perspectives
  3. Read a book with a one-word title
  4. Read a book recommended by a librarian (or Reader’s advisor)
  5. Read a book written in the 1990s
  6. Read a book about Wisconsin
  7. Read a non-fiction book
  8. Read a book you loved as a kid
  9. Read a book that everyone else had to read in school but you didn’t
  10. Read a classic

To sign up for the challenge email us at , call us at 1-800-242-8822 or 1-414-286-3045. We will mail you a braille/large print sheet with the list of challenge ideas that you can mark off as you complete them. When you have completed the challenge, return the completed sheet in the pre-addressed, free-matter postage envelope that is included.

E-reader Training Program!


E-reader Training: Tuesday, August 15, 2023 at 1:30 with Jim from WCBVI Dial in at 1-855-753-0200. Please Join us if you are interested!

Are you a braille reader with questions about how to use the e-reader you got from the Wisconsin Talking Book and Braille Library (WTBBL)? The Council’s Access Technology Specialist Jim Denham is offering an e-reader help session on Tuesday, August 15 at 1:30 p.m. for Wisconsin Talking Book and Braille Library Patrons. To join the meeting, call the DialPad Meetings number at 855-753-0200 at the appointed time.

If you were unable to attend this wonderful event, here is the MP3 recording - eReader Presentation 8-15-2023