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Click on a box above for more information about the library's accessibility services.


 SERVICES TO PERSONS WITH VISUAL IMPAIRMENTS

 Available at all Branches

  • Large print books have print that is larger and easier to read.
  • Hand-held magnifiers allow persons with low vision to magnify printed and handwritten materials for easier reading.
  • Audio Books are books recorded onto compact discs for listening rather than reading.
  • Large screen computer monitors enlarge text for easier viewing.
  • Audiobook and e-book accessibility through Overdrive. Screen reader programs
    and a text-to-speech feature are available for the visually impaired to access and download the audiobooks they want.
  • Wheelchairs
  • Books on the Run is a free delivery service that provides materials to qualifying persons indefinitely or temporarily restricted to home.
  • Applications for service from the Wolfner Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped delivery program are available at all branches of the Jefferson County Library. The Wolfner Library offers free library service for blind and physically handicapped people.

 

 Available at the Fox-Arnold Branch

Children's Braille books  

 

 Available at the Northwest Branch

1 rolling walker 

Desktop magnifier

 

 Available at the Windsor Branch

1 rolling walker  

 

 Services to Persons with Hearing Impairments

 TTY, a telecommunications device for the deaf, is available for questions and book requests from library users who have TTY’s at home. This TTY is available during regular library hours at 636-461-1914.

Services to Persons with Mobility Disabilities
Scooter available for use at the library

Click here for a larger view of the scooter.

A motorized scooter is available for those who have difficulty walking. The cart can be used throughout the library by making a request at the front desk upon entering the library. Available at the Windsor Branch.