Assistive technology workstations

A public library is a free and inviting space where you can gain access to technology you need.

List of locations

Halifax Public Libraries has clearly marked assistive technology workstations in our computer areas at these branches:

  • Alderney Gate Public Library
  • Captain William Spry Public Library
  • Dartmouth North Public Library
  • Halifax Central Library
  • Halifax North Memorial Public Library
  • Keshen Goodman Public Library
  • Sackville Public Library
  • Woodlawn Public Library

Anyone can drop-by to use a workstation during branch open hours.

Tip: Book ahead by using our Book a Computer Service.

Workstation features

Based on best practice and customer feedback, Halifax Public Libraries workstations offer these features:

  • adjustable table for wheelchair access
  • 21-inch screen for larger viewing
  • large-print keyboard
  • scanner
  • screen reader software
  • text-to-speech adapter
  • screen enlarger
  • standard Microsoft Office software
  • Internet access

In addition, all public computers in our branches have Windows Ease of Access Centre, which has many features that make computers easier to use, including a screen reader and magnifier.

Please note: All computers shut down 15 min before closing.