Accessibility

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Welcome

 

Sno-Isle Libraries is committed to providing equitable access to knowledge and resources for all members of our community. We want to make it easier for customers with disabilities to enjoy everything Sno-Isle Libraries has to offer across our public spaces, devices, materials, and more. This is your gateway to access accessibility services that can improve your library experience.

If you have an accommodation need, concern, or question, please email accessibility@sno-isle.org. You can also request a sign language interpreter.

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Available at All Locations

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General

  • Service animals are welcome.
  • Accessible parking spaces.
  • Books by mail.
  • Contact-free pickup.
  • Self-checkout.
  • Staff are happy to assist you in any way that we can.
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Blind & Low Vision

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Deaf & Hard of Hearing

  • Staff are happy to assist you through any means of communication including TTY (teletypewriter), MRC (message relay center), or an interpreter. 
  • Sign Language interpreters are available for events. 
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Limited Mobility

  • Accessible parking spaces.
  • Authorized users may pick up items on your behalf.
  • Most desktop computers are wheelchair-accessible. Additionally, laptops are available for checkout.
  • Wheelchair-accessible restrooms. 
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Neurodivergent

  • Desktop computers have accessible software including On Screen Keyboard. 
  • Photos of all libraries are available on their individual location pages (see list below) to help plan your visit. 
  • Self-checkout.

Available at Your Community Library

Select your community library to find more location-specific accessibility information.

Online Resources

Sno-Isle Libraries offers a wide variety of online resources. Many of our online resources contain features for accessibility.

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Ebooks & Digital Audiobooks

  • Overdrive and Libby feature a reading interface tailored to screen readers, keyboard shortcuts, zoom features and more. For more information, see Overdrive & Accessibility.
  • hoopla are working towards WCAG 2.0 AA accessibility compliance and continuously improving their services. If you have any questions or feedback for hoopla, please contact them at closedcaptions@hoopladigital.com.
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Movies & TV

  • hoopla are working towards WCAG 2.0 AA accessibility compliance and continuously improving their services. If you have any questions or feedback for hoopla, please contact them at closedcaptions@hoopladigital.com.
  • Kanopy is compatible with screen readers and keyboard navigation. Closed captions and transcripts are available. If captions are not available, contact Kanopy and captions will be made available in 3-4 days. Learn more at Kanopy's accessibility statement.
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Online Learning

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Research

Services

Services & Features

Request a Sign Language Interpreter

Sign Language interpreters are available for library events. Please provide at least one week's notice for your request.

Books by Mail

Are you unable to get to the library due to long-term disability or COVID-19 concerns? Apply for the Books by Mail program!

Bookmobile

The Bookmobile provides library service to communities and customers who may face barriers to library access.

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Contact Us

Have a question or suggestion? Email us at accessibility@sno-isle.org, call us at 360-651-7000, or chat with us Monday-Friday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Request a Sign Language interpreter.

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