Accessibility at Your LibraryLeeds and the Thousand Islands Public Library is committed to providing equal access for everyone to our facilities and to reading, information, lifelong learning, literacy, and technology.
ServicesLeeds and the Thousand Islands Public Library provides information services for individuals with disabilities by telephone, fax, email and remote access to the library catalogue including electronic databases and resources.
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Leeds and the Thousand Islands Public Library provides a Home Delivery Service to persons with disabilities who are homebound and have no alternative means of obtaining library materials. This service is offered to residents of Leeds and the Thousand Islands through an application process and is subject to the availability of staff and/or volunteers.
FacilitiesAll branches of Leeds and the Thousand Islands Public Library are fully wheelchair accessible with clear paths of travel to and throughout the facility. Each branch has automatic entrance doors, front entrance ramps, and accessible restrooms. The Library is continually improving the accessibility features of internal signage and furnishings as budget allows and as required by the AODA.
Accessible CollectionsLeeds and the Thousand Islands Public Library develops and maintains accessible collections in a variety of formats including:
The collections and community information displays include materials with information on a range of disabilities, disability issues, and services for people with disabilities.
CNIBThe Library is a member of the CNIB Partners Program. This program will give direct access to the CNIB collections for our patrons. We have a Daisy Reader you may borrow.
Adaptive TechnologiesLeeds and the Thousand Islands Public Library is committed to gradually adding adaptive technologies for persons with disabilities as available technologies and budgets allow. General assistance in using adaptive technologies is provided by Library staff. In-depth instruction may be provided by reserving instruction time and/or when trained grant students are available.
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