Library services: disabled people, older people and carers

We have a range of resources available to make our services accessible for everyone, including:

  • induction loops (for people with hearing-aids)
  • large print and audiobooks (for people who are blind or partially sighted)
  • a range of easy access books including the Books Beyond Words range for people who prefer pictures to words (for adults with learning disabilities)
  • overlays (for people with dyslexia)
  • access to eBooks using the dyslexic font feature on the OverDrive app
  • accessibility software on library computers
  • computers suitable for wheelchair users
  • access to books and online information about disabilities and mental health
  • reminiscence boxes and Pictures to Share books for people with dementia
  • audiobooks by post (for blind and partially sighted people)
  • deliver books to your home via our home library service if you cannot visit a library.

If you have a disability, mental health needs or are an informal carer, you also qualify for our exempt card.

You can contact a specific library to see the accessible resources they offer.