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
- Retrieval of Library items – books, periodicals, CDs, DVDs, and so on. Just ask!
- Specialized materials
- large print books
- audiobooks (on CDs and digital)
- captioned DVDs
- downloadable Audiobooks and eBooks
- 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
- 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