About Accessibility

About Accessibility

Access for everyone.

Public libraries are places for everyone – they encourage participation, facilitate connections, and provide information to all. Equality and open access are fundamental to public libraries, and Halifax Public Libraries embraces the responsibility that comes with this.

Accessibility features, resources, and services

Accessibility at Our Library Branches

Read about the accessible features and technologies available at your Library.

Accessible Collections

Explore the various accessible items and adapted formats in our collection, including CELA and NNELs for individuals with print disabilities.

Accessibility Portal

Discover stories from community members and accessibility advocates, community resources, and reading recommendations, curated in partnership with the accessibility community.

Home Delivery Service

Home Delivery is a free service for individuals who are unable to visit a Halifax Public Libraries branch due to disability, long-term illness, or caregiver responsibilities.

Accessibility Plan

Learn more about how Halifax Public Libraries is working to ensure that everyone is included and reflected in their public library.

Contact us

We're always open to your suggestions on how we can improve our spaces, services, and collections.

For more information, contact:

Mairead Barry - Senior Manager, Strategy
Phone: (902) 490-5898
E-mail:  barryma@halifaxlibrary.ca

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