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Accessible Services

Print disabilities

  • A print disability is a learning, physical or visual, disability that impairs a person from reading conventional print
  • Print disabilities affect approximately 10% of the Canadian population
  • Approximately 5% of text materials are currently available in a format that is accessible to persons with print disabilities


Our digital collections are accessed through Libby! Find out how to use this service with a screen reader.

Network for Equitable Library Service  is an online public library of books for people with a print disabilities. Available formats include audiobook, DAISY, PDF, EPUB, e-text, and electronic Braille. Eligible users or friends and family members can access the NNELS catalogue and download material directly, or request assistance from library staff.

Contact your library staff to register for this service. Log in with your library card.