Accessibility Services

The Arlington Public Library is committed to providing an environment that supports the information needs of all members of the community. Information and building accessibility are important to us. Library staff will make good faith efforts to accommodate requests for assistance in accessing and making use of Library resources, materials and services.

Available at All Locations

  • Handicapped Parking
  • Outside Bookdrop
  • Large Print Library Card Policy: available by requesting from staff
  • ADA Restrooms
  • Catalog Search Stations (OPACs) accessible with a Large Print Option. Look for the “Large Text” tab in the top left corner of the screen.
  • Quick Checks are free standing with knee space for wheelchair access, or located on lower counter
  • Computers – One Larger Computer Monitor,  Ease of Access Options on Public and Staff computers, trackball mouse and large print keyboard

Accessible Books and Videos

  • Audiobooks available at all locations on CD, MP3-CD or downloadable audiobooks through Overdrive and One-Click
  • eBooks – available online
  • Braille books – available to browse at the Lake Arlington Branch, or may be requested
  • Large Print books – available at all locations
  • DVS Videos A description of the action on the video is integrated into the recording
  • Talking Books Program – available through our partnership with Texas State Library and Archives Commission

Other Services

Lighted Magnifiers
Hand-Held Magnifiers  √
Globe Magnifiers  √  √
Microfilm Machine-Magnification  √
Double Basket Rolling Carts  √