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Accessibility Services

Upon reasonable notice, efforts will be made to accommodate the needs of individuals with disabilities.

All Milwaukee Public Library locations provide wheelchair access. Enter the Central Library at 709 N. Eighth St. or 813 W. Wells, and the Central Library's Centennial Hall at 733 N. Eighth St.

Library Program ADA Accommodation Requests

Reasonable accommodations for a City of Milwaukee event of an auxiliary aid or service required due to a disability will be provided upon request. Contact the City of Milwaukee ADA Coordinator, 414-286-3475 or as soon as possible but no later than 72 hours before the scheduled event.

The Wisconsin Talking Book and Braille Library (WTBBL), part of the Library of Congress National Library Service for the Blind and Print Disabled (NLS) network of cooperating libraries, provides braille and recorded books and playback equipment for those Wisconsin residents who for any physical reason cannot read normal print.

The service is headquartered in the Milwaukee Public Library's Central Library. It is funded by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, Division for Libraries and Technology, and administered by the Milwaukee Public Library.

For more information contact  WTBBL at:

Located inside the Central Library
Enter the Central Library from Wells St. Take the elevator or stairs up one flight.

Open Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Closed Saturday and Sunday.

Watch this video, also available on the Milwaukee Public Library's YouTube page, for more information about the service. Meet staff and patrons of WTBBL.