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Formats

disc with headphones.Vision Enhancements

Clarington Public Library provides access to material in a variety of formats which are suited to accommodate those who may have a perceptual disability. Please contact a staff member if you require assistance locating material.

  • Books on CD
  • Audiobooks through OverDrive
  • eBooks through OverDrive (settings can be adjusted with the majority of our downloadable e-books to suit personal preferences for text size and typeface).
  • Large Print books
  • Browse Aloud is a screen reader software loaded on all Clarington Public Library computers

Hearing Enhancements

Many DVDs in our collection have the sub-title option. Many of the databases we subscribe to offer text to speech capability. This includes: Gale Infotrac, PebbleGo, Early World of Learning, TumbleBooks, and TumbleReadables

Website Features

Clarington Public Library’s website has many features that make it accessible.

  • It is not reliant on fixed fonts - patrons may zoom in and out to view the site to a size comfortable for their viewing
  • Text descriptions are available for all of the images used to facilitate those using screen readers
  • Device-independent interaction with the site: use a mouse, keyboard, et cetera

Clarington Public Library welcomes suggestions to our collection and feedback. Should you wish to speak with a staff member, please telephone 905-623-7322 x2712.