The library has compiled a list of accessible library services and materials to make visiting the library easier for all persons with physical disabilities
Resources for All Persons with Disabilities
- Library Program Assistance
The library accommodates customers with disabilities attending library programs and events. Please call 847-742-2411 to discuss arrangements at least seven days prior to a scheduled event.
Resources for Persons who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing
Resources for Persons with Limited Mobility
- Library is located on public transportation routes
- Fully accessible building with electronically-operated front door, drinking fountain, & elevator
- Homebound Services
Free monthly delivery is provided to anyone who lives in the Gail Borden Public Library District and is homebound due to temporary or permanent illness or disability, or who is unable to visit the library.
A light-weight portable desk and reading support.
- Wheelchair & motorized scooters
- Reference & Telephone services by telephone
- Telephone & online reserves of materials
Resources for Persons with Visual Impairments
The library has several types of magnifiers available for check-out at the Customer Service Desk.
- Voices of Vision
Voices of Vision is part of a statewide and national network of libraries which provide the talking book and braille service.
- Books on CD & Cassette
- Accesible Keyboards in Computer Center
Keyboards with large keys and high contrast colors/li>
- Large-type books
- Braille books