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.
- 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