Accessibility

Jefferson County Public Library responds to the needs of our users. If you have questions or suggestions please contact the Manager of Special Populations at 303-403-5360 or [email protected]

Deaf and Hard of Hearing accessibility

  • An ASL interpreter is available for any library program, including story times. Please request interpreter services at least two weeks in advance by calling 303-235-5275 or emailing [email protected].
  • Personal FM listening devices (function with or without hearing aids/cochlear implants) in community rooms at the Arvada, Belmar, Lakewood and Columbine libraries. Please let staff know if you want to use one of these devices during a program.
  • American Sign Language feature films.

Blind and vision impairment accessibility

  • Large print plugin keyboards and trackball mice available at all locations by request.
  • ZoomText and Wynnreader screen magnification software available on all public computers at all locations.
  • Large print books for all ages.
  • Audio books for all ages on disc or downloadable.
  • Colorado Talking Book Library provides audio, braille and large print books. We can assist with submitting applications to this library. 

Physical accessibility

  • ADA compliant design and architecture in all of our libraries, including parking, public computer desks and walkways.
  • Trackball Mouse available at all locations by request.
  • Staff assistance for people with mobility impairments, eg: searching for and retrieving materials from shelves.
  • Home Delivery Service and Bookmobile for county residents. For more information contact us at 303-275-6161, [email protected] or visit us online to access the application. 

Programs and Services

  • Library for All is a monthly interactive program for adults with disabilities held at four libraries. 
  • ASL Storytime 1st Wednesday of the month at the 6:30pm at the Belmar library.
  • Book A Librarian One-on-one librarian appointments are available for help finding information, filling out forms and other topics. 
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