Services for People with Disabilities


Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act

The Las Vegas-Clark County Library District provides assistive equipment, services and materials for individuals with disabilities and, upon request, will provide reasonable accommodation to ensure equal access to its programs, services and activities.

Please contact the library branch manager to request an accommodation for any of the branch's programs, services or activities.

ADA Coordinator

The Library District designates several individuals as ADA Coordinators to respond to inquiries and requests for accommodation within their departments.

To assist us in directing your inquiries to the appropriate department, please request reasonable accommodation or make other ADA-related inquiries to the Administration contact message phone or email.

Phone: 702-507-4400 This is a message-only phone line that is monitored daily. Please leave detailed information including your name, contact information and the nature of your request. Staff will ensure that the appropriate department responds to your message.

eMail: administration@lvccld.org Please leave a detailed email including your name, contact information and the nature of your request. Your request will be forwarded to the appropriate department for response.

Service Animals

Service animals as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, as amended, are welcome in all public libraries.

Sign Language Interpreters

Sign language interpreters may be scheduled. Please allow five business days to ensure availability. Please contact administration@lvccld.org to make arrangements.

Adaptive Equipment

An A.C.E. Professional Workstation is available at the Clark County Library. A two-hour reservation may be made up to a week in advance, either in person or over the phone with a library card. Call 702-507-3431 and specify that you wish a reservation for the A.C.E. or ADA computer.

Accessibility features are:

Vision Impairment:

  • MAGIC screen magnification software
  • JAWS screen reading software
  • Smartview 5000 video magnifier for print materials
  • OPENBOOK document scanning/reading system
  • Large print keyboard

Mobility Impairment:

  • Height adjustable workstation with independent adjustment for keyboard/mouse and monitor
  • Fully-articulating forearm supports
  • Slip-on typing aids
  • Fully-articulating mounting arm for equipment adjustment
  • Dragon NaturallySpeaking voice input system
  • Mouse/trackball text input system
  • Single switch input system
  • ScreenDoors word prediction/abbreviation expansion
  • Miniature keyboard
  • Intellikeys and MagicCursor pointing devices

Learning Disability:

  • Dragon NaturallySpeaking voice input system
  • WYNN Wizard literacy development and Internet access system

Public Computers

All public computers are equipped with:

  • Windows Narrator (screen reader)
  • Windows Magnifier (enlarges a portion of the screen)
  • Windows On-Screen Keyboard (select keys using a mouse or other pointing device)
In addition, Laughlin Library, Mesquite Library and all urban branches offer large print keyboards upon request.

Homebound Services

Homebound Services are available to patrons of the Library who, by medical necessity, are restricted to their homes on a long-term basis.

Find more information. Contact Homebound Services at 702-507-6334 or by email.

Library Materials

A variety of materials including audiobooks, DVDs, standard and large print materials are available for checkout from the Library Catalog.

Visit the eMedia Catalog for downloadable eBooks and eAudiobooks.

Please ask a staff member if you need assistance finding materials to suit your needs.

 

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