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ADA Accessibility

Physical Access
Informational Access
Technological Access

PHYSICAL ACCESS

ALL LIBRARIES

  • Handicap parking
  • Sidewalk ramps to buildings

HENRY FORD CENTENNIAL LIBRARY

  • Push button power openers for South Entrance exterior and interior doors
  • Elevators
  • Wheelchair accessible auditorium with wheelchair seating area/docks & ramps and folding chairs for assistants
  • Assistive hearing devices available in the auditorium
  • Barrier-free bathroom on the first floor

BRYANT BRANCH

  • Push button power opener for North Entrance exterior doors
  • Elevator

ESPER BRANCH

  • Push button power openers for South Entrance exterior doors
  • Barrier-free bathroom

INFORMATIONAL ACCESS

ALL LIBRARIES

  • Adult and Juvenile large print books
  • Downloadable print and audio books
  • Books on CD
  • Instructional sign language videos
  • Entertainment DVDs-most have closed caption
  • Homebound service, call Adult Services at 313-943-2330
  • Online catalog
  • Electronic resources from home with a Dearborn Public Library card
  • Text reference services available at 313-437-2542
  • Online chat reference services available here.
Henry Ford Centennial Library 313-943-2330
Bryant Branch 313-943-4091
Esper Branch 313-943-4096

Click here to visit the Wayne County Regional Library for the Blind website.

TECHNOLOGICAL ACCESS

ALL LIBRARIES

  • Print Magnifiers
  • Hand-held 4X magnifying glass
  • Trackball mouse
  • Large print keyboard

HENRY FORD CENTENNIAL LIBRARY

  • Assistive Technology computer with:
    • Internet access
    • Firefox browser
    • Microsoft Office 2010
    • USB functionality
    • Zoomtext
    • Microsoft on-screen keyboard
    • Microsoft screen reader
    • Microsoft screen magnifier
    • Wrist pad