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Accommodations in the Library

 

At Library Events

For People With Hearing Aids:

Please call or write one week in advance of a Library event with this, or any, special request:

  • Phone: 703-228-5993
  • Email: Jkarell@arlingtonva.us

 

While Using the Library

Available on Public Computers

  • ZoomText Magnifier and Reader - All branches have at least one workstation equipped with ZoomText.
  • Magnifier Software - Computers at all Library locations have magnification software to increase the size of screen displays. The magnifier software icon is on the desktop.
  • Table Height – Fixed-height or adjustable-height tables that accommodate wheelchairs are available at Central Library, Aurora Hills Branch, Columbia Pike Branch, Plaza Branch, Shirlington Branch and Westover Branch Libraries.
  • Advanced Reservations - Patrons with low vision or physical handicaps can reserve ADA workstations in advance by calling their preferred library location.

Desktop magnification systems (CCTV) – View documents or books in black and white with up to 60 times enlargement.

  • Available at Central Library, Aurora Hills Branch, Columbia Pike Branch, Shirlington Branch and Westover Branch Libraries.

Large Text

  • Large Type book collections are available at all library locations except Plaza Branch and pop-up library locations.