Accessibility

Facilities
The library offers automatic doors and is located on one floor. The library is in compliance with ADA regulations, including accessible tables, public computers, public service desk, and accessible public conveniences, e.g. restrooms and drinking fountain.

Video Magnifier *NEW*
This technology makes it possible for patrons with low vision to more easily read books, magazines, and newspapers, look at photographs (even on a smart phone), write checks, manage finances, make a shopping list, write a greeting card, fill out forms, etc.

This Video Magnifier offers the latest in low vision technology, including:

  • A full High Definition (HD) camera, giving a wide field of view with amazing detail
  • A 22″ LCD monitor with 1280×720 resolution
  • Simple, easy-to-use tactile controls
  • An easy glide reading table
  • LED lighting for truer picture quality
  • A wide range of adjustable magnification
  • Adjustable viewing modes for high contrast personalization and superior image quality

The Video Magnifier is available in behind our computer terminals at all times that the library is open. Just ask! For more information, contact one of our staff members; they will be happy to show you how the machine works.

Collections
The library offers our print collection in alternative formats. We have an extensive physical large print collection and audiobook collection, as well as digital services, Hoopla and Overdrive, which offer eBooks with font size modification settings, and audiobooks.

Talking Book & Braille Center Services
The New Jersey State Library Talking Book & Braille Center (TBBC), serves New Jersey residents of all ages whose ability to read may be affected by: a physical impairment, a reading disability, and a vision impairment.

Registered members of TBBC can receive the following services:
– Audiobooks and audiobook players.
– Braille books.
– Downloadable audiobooks and audio magazines.
– BARD users can download the BARD Mobile app to an Apple, Android, or Kindle Fire device.
– News reading services (Newsline).

You must apply for these services. Stop by the library for an application and an overview of these services, or Find applications here.