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Access Plus Services for People with Disabilities:

The Cerritos Library is committed to offering equal access to materials, services and a quality experience when visiting the Library, regardless of a person’s physical ability. The building is designed by Charles Walton and Associates to be ADA compliant.

A variety of products, including special furniture and adaptive technology, are available to assure quality access to information for disabled individuals. Equipment and other materials related to ADA access are identified with the Access Plus logo. Anyone interested in using these Access Plus products may inquire at the Adult Information Desk at the top of the escalator for assistance. Library staff will assist in answering questions and giving instructions on the use of these products.

The following products will assist individuals with visual and learning disabilities:

  • Kurzweil 3000 can scan printed text and convert it into electronic format. Speech synthesis enables the scanned text to be read aloud. It can also read directly from the Internet and has foreign language capability.
  • Optelec is a special device for magnifying printed materials.
  • Zoomtext is a software program that increases the size of text and graphics viewed on the computer monitor.
  • Headphones are available for purchase at the Friends Store.

Access Plus Work Stations can be reserved on a daily basis for up to a 2 hour period at a time. (on the hour, or half hour)
You must use your first time slot before you can sign-up for another. Phone-in reservations are not accepted.
The signup sheet is located at the Adult Reference Desk.

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