Provider Details

Newsline for the Blind

Address: (See Map)

813 W Wells St
Milwaukee, WI 53223

Contact Information:

Phone: (414) 386-3045
TDD: (414) 286-3548
Toll Free: (800) 242-8822
Email: [email protected]

Organization Contacts

Zarina Mohd Shah
Phone: (414) 286-3010


NFB-NEWSLINE® Service Available
The Wisconsin Talking Book and Braille Library signs up WTBBL patrons for the free NFB-NEWSLINE®service which provides more than 300 publications, including fifteen Wisconsin newspapers (including the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and Wisconsin State Journal), updated daily, accessible by telephone or an iOS (Apple/Mac) app. The user selects a newspaper, a section, or an article of interest which is read to them using synthetic speech (nonhuman computerized speech). The service includes job listings and death notices. To sign up for NFB-NEWSLINE®, Wisconsin residents should contact the Wisconsin Talking Book and Braille Library at (800) 242-8822 or visit [email protected]

Newspapers from throughout the United States cooperate with the NFB-NEWSLINE® service and send electronic text to the National Federation of the Blind (NFB) for processing and distribution.

Service Categories

Education, Education, Education, Media & News, Physical Disabilities, Vision

Geographic Areas Served

  • Counties Adams, Ashland, Barron, Bayfield, Brown, Buffalo, Burnett, Calumet, Chippewa, Clark, Columbia, Crawford, Dane, Dodge, Door, Douglas, Dunn, Eau Claire, Florence, Fond Du Lac, Forest, Grant, Green, Green Lake, Iowa, Iron, Jackson, Jefferson, Juneau, Kenosha, Kewaunee, La Crosse, Lafayette, Langlade, Lincoln, Manitowoc, Marathon, Marinette, Marquette, Menominee, Milwaukee, Monroe, Oconto, Oneida, Outagamie, Ozaukee, Pepin, Pierce, Polk, Portage, Price, Racine, Richland, Rock, Rusk, St. Croix, Sauk, Sawyer, Shawano, Sheboygan, Taylor, Trempealeau, Vernon, Vilas, Walworth, Washburn, Washington, Waukesha, Waupaca, Waushara, Winnebago, Wood

Languages Spoken

  • English


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Last Update Date: 04/02/2020

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