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Library Services for Patrons with Physical Disabilities

The Stratford Library is accessible to people with a variety of physical disabilities.

Wheelchair accessibility

The library has wheelchair-accessible ramps at both the Main Street entrance and the rear entrance. Wheelchair-accessible vans may park in the designated space which adjoins the walkway on the Main Street side of the library.

All public areas of the Library are wheelchair-accessible except for the restrooms on the Main Floor. The public restroom on the Lower Level is accessible.

Library Programs and Events

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to contact the Library discuss any special needs 203.385.4162.

Print magnification for patrons with a visual disability

We have an Optelek Spectrum magnifier that illuminates and magnifies any book or paper: a book, a checkbook, a map, a photograph, etc. The level of magnification can be as great as twenty times. Located in the Career Center on the Main Level.

Library materials for patrons with visual disabilities

The library offers fiction and non-fiction materials in several formats:  large print books, books on CD and Playaways. If you would like to receive home delivery of recorded and Braille material from the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, call 203.385.4164 or email for application information.

Computer services for patrons with a visual and/or motor impairment

All public workstations have Windows XP accessibility technology. An Internet connection, Microsoft Office programs, Powerpoint, and all library databases are also available on these PCs.

If you have further questions or would like to discuss your particular needs, please contact Adult Services at 203.385.4164 or email

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Stratford Library Association
2203 Main St., Stratford, CT 06615

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