The Hales Corners Library offers a variety of special services and adaptive technologies to assist those with diverse needs.

Services for those with mobility concerns

  • Parking – handicap accessible parking is located at the main entrance and at the lower level entrance, for events held in the Hunt Room
  • Building Entrance – the main entrance to the library and the lower level entrance to the Hunt Room feature no steps and automatic doors
  • Handicap Accessible Restrooms – in the library and on the lower level
  • Wheelchair Accessible Catalogs – in the library

Assistive Services

  • Retrieval of Library items – books, periodicals, CDs, DVDs, and so on. Just ask!
  • Specialized materials
    • Wisconsin Talking Book and Braille Library (information and applications)
    • Access to highly interactive, instructor led courses that you can take entirely online through Gale Courses
  • OverDrive – available through Wisconsin’s Digital Library (OverDrive) link, materials which can be read with computers, assistive reading devices, braille printers, and MP3 players
  • Interlibrary Loan – obtaining items from other libraries
  • Homebound Delivery – For eligibility and more information see our Homebound Delivery page.
  • Photocopying assistance

Assistive Technology

  • Hearing Loop – available in the Hunt Room (A hearing loop is a system that transfers sound directly to a hearing device or cochlear implant via a t-coil receiver. The t-coil may need to be activated by an audiologist.)
  • Assistive Listening Devices – available upon request for use in the Hunt Room
  • Low-Vision-Equipped Computer – all public computers have magnifying software