Accessibility at Library Branches

All of our locations offer unique environments to foster discovery, creativity, and engagement.

The following equipment is available at some or all of our branch locations.

Assistive technology workstations

All our Library desktop computers have NVDA Screen Reader programs installed. Also, large-print keyboards and optical trackball mice are available for use with public PCs at some locations. Ask us!

We also have clearly marked assistive technology workstations in our computer areas at the following branches. 

You can drop in or book ahead.

All computers shut down 15 minutes before our location closes.

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Workstation features:

  • Adjustable table for wheelchair access
  • 21-inch screen for larger viewing
  • Large-print keyboard
  • Scanner
  • JAWS 14.0 screen reader software
  • Kurzweil 1000 text-to-speech adapter
  • Zoomtext 10 screen enlarger
  • Standard Microsoft Office software
  • Internet access

CCTV Magnifier 

You can use this closed circuit television system (CCTV) to enlarge text from a page onto a screen, making it up to 50 times larger.

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FM Personal Amplification System

This tool transmits sound from a microphone to a receiver via FM frequency. It can be used in conjunction with a hearing aid or earplugs.

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TTY Telephone

Designed for people who are deaf, hard of hearing, or speech impaired, the TTY Telephone allows you to type messages via a telephone connection.

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Hand-held magnifiers 

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