Assistive devices to help accommodate individuals with disabilities are available for use at select libraries.
Xerox Reading Edge
- For those with a vision impairment, learning disability, and English language learners
- Scans and reads aloud the text of printed materials
- Available for use at the Bellevue Library
- For those with low vision
- Scans and magnifies the text of printed materials
- Available for use at the Bellevue, Fairwood, and Vashon Libraries.
- All libraries also have handheld magnifiers for in-library use, available by request
- For those with a hearing impairment
- Transmits speech to hearing aids/cochlear implants equipped with a T-coil
- Desktop loops available at the Auburn, Bellevue, Boulevard Park, Burien, Covington, Federal Way, Kingsgate, Mercer Island, Redmond, and Vashon Libraries.
- Meeting Room 1 at the Bellevue Library is looped.