Accessible Library Services

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 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

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 downloadable content can be checked out from the comfort of your home at any times of the day. Some of the features from our 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):

Programming

Customized field trips that could 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 online.

If a signer is needed for a program, make arrangements seven business days in advance by calling 630-961-4100, ext. 4931.

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 that have magnifier software and other ease of access tools. This includes high contrast, speech-to-text and narrator abilities.
  • Magnifying glasses for reading small print.