[nfbwatlk] [wtbbl] Join Us: The Louis Braille Exhibit - March 1-15, 2010

Nightingale, Noel Noel.Nightingale at ed.gov
Mon Feb 22 11:05:55 CST 2010


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From: WTBBL [mailto:wtbbl at list.statelib.wa.gov]
Sent: Friday, February 19, 2010 8:13 AM
To: Noel Nightingale
Subject: [wtbbl] Join Us: The Louis Braille Exhibit - March 1-15, 2010

Dear WTBBL patrons -

I'm excited to let you know that the Travelling Louis Braille Bicentennial Exhibit from the National Braille Press will be on display at the Legislative Building in Olympia from March 1-15.  There will be a special braille day on March 2nd at the Legislative Building with remarks at 12:30pm.  From March 17-29 the exhibit will be on display at WTBBL in Seattle.  I hope you get a chance to see the exhibit.  The invitation is below.

All the best,
Danielle Miller


From: Reed, Sam (Office)
Sent: Thursday, February 18, 2010 2:46 PM
To: Miller, Danielle
Subject: Join Us: The Louis Braille Exhibit - March 1-15, 2010


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Image of Louis Braille

Courtesy of the Schuman
Trust and the Washington State
Heritage Center Trust

March 1-15, 2010 Legislative Building, 3rd Floor, Olympia, WA  98504

March 17-29, 2010 Washington Talking Book & Braille Library, 2021 9th Ave, Seattle, WA  98121

The National Braille Press has produced a 20-panel traveling display, in print and braille, that takes a
viewer through the highlights of Louis's life, the braille production process, and why braille remains
important today.

Across the nation, tens of thousands of children and adults who are blind or visually impaired
depend on braille every day as their means to independent literacy.

Come celebrate the life of Louis Braille and learn more about the amazing braille reading system.

For more information contact Carleen Jackson: carleen.jackson at sos.wa.gov or (360) 902-4126

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Sam Reed
Secretary of State
New email address: sam at sos.wa.gov


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