Come enjoy our great collections, programs, and services for seniors!
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
There are a multitude of online resources for seniors looking to learn about technology, online safety, and more.
- The library offers free access to many online databases. Learn a new language, research your genealogy, take instructor-led classes, and so much more!
- The City of Oak Creek IT Department provides up-to-date cybersecurity tips.
- Senior Planet, a program by Older Adults Technology Services (OATS), provides helpful articles and numerous learning opportunities.
- AARP offers webinars and resources on topics including fraud protection, social media basics, and phone and tablet education. Access past lessons through their Learning Library.
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.