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)
- the home library service, which includes the Touch a New World Scheme to borrow iPads and access to guided sessions with a dedicated volunteer
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.