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Accessibility ResourcesAccessibility Resources<div class="ExternalClass4856E1E748C54C09BB46E6332684AEB5"><p>​Burton Barr Central Library also offers a variety of accessible services and resources. Accessible parking spaces are available in the parking lot north of the building.</p><p>Cholla Library offers a dedicated assistive computer workstation. Accessible parking spaces are available in the parking lot north of the building.</p><p>Both libraries are served by Valley Metro light rail and buses.​</p><h3>Assistive Technology Center</h3><h4>Burton Barr Central Library</h4><p>Burton Barr Centr​al Library has three dedicated assistive computer workstations located on the second floor for customers with disabilities.</p><p>Customers may use the assistive computer stations on a first come, first served basis by presenting their library card at the Second Floor computer assistance desk during all open hours. Customers may have one two-hour session each day.</p><p>To ensure that the assistive computers remain available for customers who are unable to use the standard public computers, customers must specify and be using at least one of the following features at all times.</p><p>Assistive technology programs and adaptive equipment available:</p><ul><li>ZoomText screen magnifier</li><li>Juliet Braille embosser </li><li>JAWS screen reading software</li><li>Kurzweil text to speech software/scanners</li><li>Duxbury Braille translation software</li><li>Adjustable computer furniture</li><li>Trackball mouse</li></ul><p>Print enlarging closed circuit televisions are also available at this location.<br></p><p>A Sorenson videophone for sign language calls is located on the Second Floor, available on a first come, first served basis.</p><h4>Cholla Library<br></h4><div><div><div webpartid="0c62aca3-bdb2-474d-93b4-d6646f7b6b6b"><div><p>Cholla​ Library has one dedicated assistive computer workstation.</p></div><div></div></div></div><div><div><div><div webpartid="b3846bd7-fc17-4795-a5aa-c73e83343edb"><div><h3>Services Available</h3><ul><li>Assistive Technology Computer Workstations<a href="/ServicesForYou/AccessibilityCenter/Pages/Assistive-Technology-PC-Workstations.aspx"> </a>(Second Floor)</li><li>Talking Books - Phoenix Public Library in agreement with the Arizona State Braille and Talking Book Library provides information, applications and replacement equipment for talking books.<br></li><li>Public TTY with pay phone located on the east side of the second floor.<br></li><li>Sorenson Videophone (located in the Magazine and Newspaper Department on the second floor)<br></li></ul><h4>Resources<br></h4><ul><li>Large Type books and periodicals</li><li>Books in Braille</li><li>DVS (Descriptive Video Service) videos - closed caption DVDs are shelved with the general DVD collection.<br></li></ul><p>For more information call 602-262-4636.  TTY 602-254-8205.<br></p></div><div></div></div></div><div></div></div><div><div><div webpartid="7366c16a-29fd-4803-a556-fcdf8555b3bd"><h3>Books by Mail</h3><p>Phoenix Public Library no longer offers a books by mail service.<br><br>Please visit the Maricopa County Library District​​'s website for information on their books by mail service.<br></p><div></div></div></div></div></div><div><div webpartid="4e361276-71ed-4cbf-ba7f-d5e1aedac59c"><h3>​​eResources Accessibility</h3><p>Many of our eResou​rces have accessibility features including:<br></p><h4>Increased font size</h4><p></p><ul><li>Greater Phoenix Digital Library<br></li><li>hoopla</li><li>New York Times Online</li><li>Press Reader</li></ul><h4>Dyslexic font for eBooks</h4><ul><li>Greater Phoenix Digital Library</li></ul><h4>Audiobooks</h4><ul><li>Greater Phoenix Digital Library<br></li><li>hoopla</li><li>RB Digital<br></li></ul><h4>Screen reader compatibility</h4><ul><li>Greater Phoenix Digital Library<br></li><li>hoopla</li><li>New York Times Online</li><li>Press Reader<br></li></ul><h4>Captions/transcripts for video</h4><ul><li>hoopla</li><li>Kanopy<br><br></li></ul></div></div></div></div>

 

 

 

 

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Burton Barr Central LibraryBurton Barr Central Library8:00 AM - 12:00 PM (Curbside)8:00 AM - 12:00 PM & 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM (Curbside)8:00 AM - 12:00 PM & 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM (Curbside)8:00 AM - 12:00 PM & 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM (Curbside)8:00 AM - 12:00 PM (Curbside)8:00 AM - 12:00 PM (Curbside)Closed<div class="ExternalClass433CE1E97A3041ED98E74205B4B83518"><p>​1221 N. Central Ave., 85004<br></p></div>Curbside Service Onlyburton-barrhttps://www.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/locations/burton-barr
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