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 Computers – in the library

Assistive Services

  • Retrieval of Library items – books, periodicals, CDs, DVDs, and so on. Just ask!
  • Specialized materials
  • 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 – 
    • Homebound Delivery is for Hales Corners residents who are physically unable to come to the library because of a permanent or temporary disability or illness. Material is checked out on the individual’s library card, but a proxy name can be added to pick up the books for the account holder. All library circulation and registration policies apply. Please call the library for more information
  • 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