Assistive Technology

We respond to the diverse needs of patrons with special needs by providing services and adaptive technologies for accessing and using information with ease.

Assistive Technology
System-wide Services

All our locations and website are ADA compliant. We offer large type books, audiobooks on CD, audio-described DVDs, closed caption DVDs, electronic books, and audiobooks for checkout. These materials can be requested for pick-up at any IndyPL location. All public computers feature Windows Magnifier.

Central Library

Additional amenities for use at Central Library include:

  • Max Enhanced Vision
  • Digital Magnifier
  • Handheld magnifying glasses
  • Handheld electronic magnifiers
  • MAGic screen magnification
  • Wheelchair accessible copy machines and printers
  • Typing aids
  • Assistive listening devices for Clowes Auditorium
  • Building orientation tours available upon request for visually impaired or blind patrons
  • Sign language interpreters available upon request for Library sponsored programs
  • Assistive technology room featuring adaptive software programs, keyboards, and an oversized monitor
  • Closed circuit television
  • Sorenson Video Relay service video phone
Glendale Branch

Additional amenities for use at Glendale Branch include:

  • Max Enhanced Vision Digital Magnifier
  • Handheld magnifying glasses
  • Handheld electronic magnifiers
  • MAGic screen magnification
  • Wheelchair accessible copy machines and printers
  • Typing aids
  • Assistive technology room featuring adaptive software programs, keyboards, and an oversized monitor
  • Closed circuit television
Services for Homebound Library Users

Library Express matches screened volunteers with Library users who are unable to visit their local Library branches due to physical/medical limitations. The assigned volunteer delivers Library materials to homebound users on a regular basis as part of an ongoing service. This service is free and is open to all qualified Marion County residents. For information, please call Volunteer Services.

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