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Accessibility Resources for Special Needs

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Accessibility Resources for Special Needs

The equipment on this list is available to the public for in-library use only. If you need assistance finding large type, braille, descriptive DVDs, books on CD, or other borrowable materials, please call your local library or search the catalog. Your library can also provide you with and sign off on applications to the California State Braille and Talking Book Library. (link http://www.library.ca.gov/services/btbl.html)

Note: Click on the library name for more detailed information.

Belmont Public Library: ADA Computer

Burlingame Public Library (Main): VisualTek

Cañada College Library: Low-vision computer

College of San Mateo Library: Software includes Kurzweil 3000 scanning/text-to-speech software, JAWS screen reader for Windows, MAGic screen magnification for Windows. Hardware includes CCTV text magnification, trackball mouse available upon request.

Daly City Public Library (Serramonte): JAWs (Windows Screen Reader)

Foster City Public Library: ADA Computer

Menlo Park Public Library: Magnisight CCTV print magnifier, SARA (scanning and reading apparatus)

Millbrae Public Library: ADA Computer, ADA walker

Redwood City Public Library (Main): Text magnifier, ADA computer station

Redwood City Public Library (Fair Oaks): ADA computer station

Redwood City Public Library (Schaberg): ADA computer station

Redwood Shores Public Library: ADA computer station

San Bruno Public Library: Rolling walker with seat, delivery/pick-up to homebound (for health reasons) patrons

San Carlos Public Library: ADA Computer

San Mateo Public Library (Main): JAWs (Windows Screen Reader), VisualTek, Zoom Text

Skyline College Library: ADA Computer

South San Francisco Public Library (Main): Zoom Text (Magnification software for low vision users), IP-Relay Video relay Service/VRS (with accessible computers, webcam and Internet access, hearing impaired users can make calls via the Internet and use sign language), ADA computer/workstation. Rolling walker with seat.