Library Accessibility Services and Devices

The Library offers the following services and devices to assist those with disabilities.  You can find our complete Library Accessibility Policy by clicking here.

Services

Curbside service is available upon request.  Library patrons can call ahead to 883-8225 to request curbside service for picking up holds, checking out available materials, applying for a library card, paying fines and fees, or returning items.

If a patron is homebound and unable to pickup items from the Library, the Library can mail the items to them and they can return them in person or by mail.

Access books through the website or using the Overdrive or Libby apps

Our staff is happy to assist with retrieving materials, opening doors, completing Library forms, and reading or writing out questions or instructions, at your request.

The Montana Talking Book Library is a regional library of the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NLS).  You can find more information at http://tbl.msl.mt.gov/ or by talking to the Library staff.

Devices

  • Large Print Books
  • Audiobooks on CD
  • Public Access Computers with Assistive Technology
  • Electronic Magnifier
  • Reading glasses in varying magnifications
  • Handheld magnifiers
  • Kindle Fire Tablets for use in the Library
  • Wheelchair accessible computer table
  • Bariatric Wide Chairs throughout
  • Automatic Door Opener at the Front Entrance

Other

Two handicap accessible parking spaces at the front entrance
Handicap accessible stalls in both restrooms
Handrails on the entrance ramp

Any person who wishes to make an accommodation request for a disability in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act in order to access Library meetings, services, programs, or activities may file a written statement with the ADA compliance coordinator no fewer than five (5) working days prior to the event. Upon request, the Library will provide alternate means for filing a request, such as a personal interview, tape or digital recording, to a person with a disability.

Designated ADA Compliance Coordinator
Abbi Dooley, Library Director
P.O. Box 820 / #2 1st Ave E., Polson, MT 59860
(406) 883-8225
abbid@polson.lib.mt.us