Accessibility Services

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Naperville Public Library is "A Place to Be. The Place to Become." for all Library users. We make every effort to fulfill the needs of our customers. Customers with disabilities are welcome to contact Adult/Teen Services or Children Services at Nichols Library, Naper Blvd. Library, or 95th Street Library for assistance, including:

  • Account information
  • Library materials
  • Program and event accommodations

Let us know what we can do to better assist you!

Naperville Public Library is in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Facilities

Each Library building is equipped with:

  • Wheelchair access and automated door openers
  • Designated parking spaces
  • Elevators
  • Drive-up material return slots
  • A wheelchair for in-building use

Floor Plans

Naperville Public Library building maps/floor plans:

Can't make it to the Library? Naperville Public Library offers free home delivery.

Collections

  • Talking Book and Braille Service, State of Illinois - A program managed by the Illinois State Library that circulates materials to individuals who are unable to read print due to visual or physical impairment.
  • Sign language books and DVDs for all ages
  • Free digital content can be checked out from the comfort of your home at any time. Some of the features of these digital resources include:
    • Dyslexic font options
    • Text-to-Speech
    • High contrast toggling and text resizing options
  • Alternative Formats in the Library Catalog (Apply the desired filter under the Format field to your search query):
    • Book on CD
    • E-audiobook
    • Large Type

Programming

Customized field trips that can include sensory storytimes and other programming are available for children with disabilities. All abilities are welcome with an adult caregiver. Inquire at any children’s services desk for more information, or contact Children's Services at your preferred location.

If a sign language interpreter is needed for a program, make arrangements seven business days in advance by calling 630-637-6330.

Assistive Technology

  • The Tech Buffet is accessible in all three locations. Computers and equipment are stationed on top of height-adjustable tables and can accommodate wheelchairs.
  • Computers are available that have magnifier software and other ease of access tools. This includes high contrast, speech-to-text, and narrator abilities.
  • Magnifying glasses can be requested for reading small print.

Naperville Library for All App

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Prepare for your visit to Naperville Public Library with the Naperville Library for All app. Our app helps children, adults, and families, including those with autism or other sensory needs, better engage with us.

For more information on the Naperville Library for All app, visit the Our Mobile Apps page.