Assistive Services

The Library offers a variety of special services and adaptive technologies to assist those with diverse needs.

Assistive Materials & Services

  • Large print books
  • Audiobooks (on CD and digital)
  • Captioned DVDs
  • Downloadable Audiobooks, eBooks, and eMagazines
  • BiFolkal Kits
  • Wisconsin Talking Book and Braille Library
  • Access to online learning through Gale Courses
  • Dyslexic font on eBooks
  • Interlibrary Loans – obtaining items from other libraries
  • Literacy Corner – selection of fun child development toys for children of all abilities
  • Chairs with adjustable height seats and arms may provide adequate support and comfort for individuals with a variety of mobility, orthopedic, and other disabilities.
  • Hearing Loop – A hearing loop system is an Assistive Listening System that transfers sound—from a microphone or TV—directly to your hearing device or cochlear implant, via a tiny and inexpensive telecoil (t-coil) receiver.  The large meeting room and the information desk are both equipped with Hearing Loop receivers.
  • Many DVDs feature the CC (closed captioning) option.

Mobility Assistance

  • Parking – handicap accessible parking is located at the main entrance, and along the south side of the library
  • Building Entrance – the main entrance to the library features a ramp and automatic doors
  • Transport Chair – available at the entrance in the main lobby
  • Handicap Accessible Restrooms – off the main lobby, in the youth library
  • Wheelchair Accessible Catalog
  • Retrieval of Library items – books, periodicals, CDs, DVDs, and so on.  Just ask!
  • Photocopying assistance – Enlarging photocopiers which can produce large print copies of materials

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