Accessibility features at libraries | Brisbane City Council

Accessibility features at libraries

Brisbane City Council libraries provide a large range of accessible materials in various formats, including large-print books and magazines, audio books and downloadable content that can be accessed via the online library catalogue, eLibCat.

Additionally, libraries provide the following facilities and services:

  • most of Council's libraries have facilities for wheelchair access
  • many library meeting rooms are equipped with hearing loops
  • libraries offer a free home library service and audiobook postal service to Brisbane residents who are unable to visit a library because of frailty, disability or long-term illness
  • all public internet computers have an interface that includes an on-screen keyboard, narrator and magnifier
  • every library has access to a computer with ergonomic arms and adaptive peripherals, including BigKeys keyboards and ergonomic mice.

More information

For more information, contact your local library or phone Council on 07 3403 8888.

31 January 2017