Washington Volunteer Readers for the Blind
Washington Volunteer Readers for the Blind (WVRB) is an all-volunteer, non-profit organization created to support the mission of the DC Talking Book and Braille Library, which is affiliated with the Library of Congress and the DC Public Library.
Since 1978, WVRB has produced audio recordings of print publications at no charge for Washington D.C. residents who are registered patrons of the D.C. Talking Book Library. For more information about the Talking Book & Braille Library, please contact the Center for Accessibility.
Currently WVRB records the following 3 periodicals for eligible individuals and organizations:
• NARFE Magazine
A monthly publication of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association, this periodical is a comprehensive source of analysis on Capitol Hill developments that affect the compensation, health benefits, and retirement benefits of federal employees.
• Washingtonian Magazine
This monthly magazine is full of useful tips on where to go and what to eat in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area.
• The New York Review of Books
Published 20 times a year, this periodical publishes long-form articles on literature, culture, economics, science, and current affairs. Many of its essays and book reviews are penned by well-known writers