Accessibility

At Parry Sound Public Library, we are committed to meeting the varying needs of all members of our community. We strive to ensure that individuals, including those with disabilities, have an equal opportunity to effectively use the Library in an independent, dignified manner. We offer a variety of equipment and services to help facilitate this aim.

Accessible Library Services and Collections

The Library provides materials in multiple formats, to help meet the needs of all of our community members.  Our material types include:

  • Large print books

  • Closed caption DVD's (many have subtitle options)

  • Audiobooks (on CD)

  • Downloadable eBooks (which usually allow text size to be adjusted to suite individual needs)

  • Downloadable eAudiobooks

  • 2 DAISY Readers and CNIB discs.  For more information on CNIB services, please call 1-800-563-2642.

 

Accessible Website

We are committed to making this website accessible and easy to use for everyone, at all levels of ability.

Adjusting Text Size

All modern browsers allow for dynamic text resizing using your keyboard. To change text size, simply hold down "ctrl" and press either the plus key "+" to increase text size, or the minus key "-" to decrease text size. If you would like to return text size to the website default hold "ctrl;" and press the zero key "0".

Navigating with the Keyboard

Most browsers allow you to navigate using the Tab key to jump from link to link. To navigate backwards, use Shift + Tab.

 

While we make every effort to keep all content on this website accessible to all visitors, please contact us for help if you find any information on this website that you cannot access.

 

Accessible Library Facilities

The Parry Sound Public Library’s main floor is accessible, and includes features such as:

  • Accessible parking at McMurray Street Parking lot

  • Ramp at entrance off McMurray Street with automatic door

  • Wide aisles and doorways

  • Accessible washroom on main floor

 

Accessible Formats
Public documents generated by the Library are available in alternate formats upon request.

DAISY Player

DAISY is a digital talking book standard, developed by an international consortium of libraries that serve people who are blind or have print-related disabilities.

Two DAISY players and a variety of CNIB discs are available to be borrowed by library card holders for up to three weeks at a time. 

Homebound Delivery Service

Are you or somebody you know unable to visit the Library? Let us bring the library to you! This service is available to patrons with a valid Library card who are confined to their home. Library material will be selected with the patron's personal preferences in mind and then delivered on the third Wednesday of the month.

For more information or to register, please email us or call (705) 746-9601.

Interested in becoming a Homebound Delivery Volunteer? See our Volunteer section for more details

Contact Us for Help

While we make every effort to keep all content on this website accessible to all visitors, please contact us for help if you find any information on this website that you cannot access.

 

Building an accessible website is an ongoing process and we welcome any comments on how to improve our site's accessibility.

Comments and Feedback
The Parry Sound Public Library welcomes feedback on how we can make our services more accessible.  Please contact us at 705-746-9601 or email pspl@vianet.ca.

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