Seniors

Come enjoy our great collections, programs, and services for seniors!

Collections:
Looking for some new reading recommendations? Browse our adult and large print fiction booklists. Start your own DIY Book Club with titles hand-picked by our librarians every month.

Wisconsin Talking Book and Braille Library (WTBBL):
The Wisconsin Talking Book and Braille Library (WTBBL) alongside the Library of Congress National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NLS) offers many benefits to Wisconsin residents who have difficulty reading standard print materials. Users can instantly download tens of thousands of audio and electronic braille books from the Braille and Audio Reading Download (BARD) website, or receive audiobooks and hard-copy braille books by postage-free mail. WTBBL’s catalog includes a wide range of titles, from classics to new releases. Eligible Milwaukee-area residents can obtain login info by calling (414) 286-3045. Find out more and fill out an application by visiting the WTBBL website.

Programs and Events:
We offer a variety of programs, including computer classes and workshops geared toward an older audience.
View upcoming programs and events for seniors

Online Resources:
There are a multitude of online resources for seniors looking to learn about technology, online safety, and more.

Get Involved:
Membership in the Friends of the Library is open to everyone. If you’re interested, print off a Friends Membership Application or ask for a form the next time you’re at the library. Find more information about the Friends of the Library here.