Accessibility Services

The Library and all meeting rooms are wheelchair accessible.

The following resources and equipment are available at the Library

Motorized Wheelchair

For use within the Library


Aids for Low Vision:

Two magnifying reading machines - Magnifying glass


Audio Tapes and CDs

Books on tape and CD
Downloadable audiobooks


Large Print Books

Large print books and other publications with large type and increased spacing between lines to make the print easier to read.


E-readers

The Library lends Kindle e-readers, which have large type settings.


Staff assistance

If you have difficulty bending or reaching for materials, staff will gladly assist you in the Library.


Mail-A-Book

At-home service. For information contact Margie Freilich-Den at 203.291.4845 or mfreilich-den [at] westportlibrary [dot] org


Additional Resources

Connecticut State Library - Library for the Blind & Physically Handicapped Visit
The Connecticut State Library provides free mail loan of recorded and Braille books and magazines and necessary playback equipment to eligible state residents unable to read conventional print because of a disability.


Links

Americans with Disabilities Act – (ADA) Home Page Visit
ADA – Questions & Answers Visit
ADA – Guide to Disability Rights Law Visit
Resources for Seniors Visit
Health & Medicine Resources Visit
United Way – 2-1-1 Visit