Accessibility

We strive to make the library a welcoming place for people of all abilities. Our building is ADA-compliant and we offer many free services and devices for persons with disabilities and special needs. For more information on accessibility, contact Dawn Wlezien at 847-324-3185 or dwlezien@skokielibrary.info.

ASSISTIVE DEVICES, TECHNOLOGY, AND COLLECTIONS

  • Wheelchair and scooters
  • Sound amplification in auditorium and meeting rooms
  • Computers with JAWS, ZoomText, and OpenBook screen-reading, scanning, and magnification software
  • Braille printer
  • VisualTek enlargers
  • Braille books for children

TALKING BOOKS DISCUSSION GROUP

Those with visual impairments are invited to this monthly discussion of fiction and nonfiction works. We’ll mail Talking Books cassettes from the Library of Congress to all registered participants several weeks prior to the discussion. To learn more, contact discussion leader Lee Leibik at 847-972-5651 or lleibik@skokielibrary.info.

HOMEBOUND DELIVERY

If you have a Skokie Public Library card but can’t visit our building because of age, illness, or a temporary or permanent disability, we’ll bring the library to you. Call 847-324-3166 or email lleibik@skokielibrary.info to register for our free homebound delivery service. Volunteers and staff will help select and deliver library materials to your door once a month.

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