Outreach services

Need special materials because of visual or physical limitations? Need help getting to the library? Here's how we can help!

Materials and equipment


  • Magnisight color closed-circuit TV magnifier 
  • Aladdin black & white closed-circuit TV magnifier
  • SARA Scanning And Reading Appliance, which scans printed text and reads it aloud
  • Books on CD
  • Hand-held magnifiers
  • Large print books, magazines, dictionary, and world atlas

Programs and services


  • A free wheelchair van to and from the library operates one Saturday per month. The library's Saturday Series programs are scheduled at 11:00 am on these days.
  • To make your library visits easier, staff can help you locate materials and carry them to the van. If you can't come in very often, we can extend the loan periods on your books.
  • California’s Library Services for People with Print Disabilities, in association with the Library of Congress, provides free Braille and audio books, magazines and playback equipment to all eligible Californians unable to read standard print. Follow the link to find your local braille and talking book library and sign up for free library service.