Accessibility

Pikes Peak Library District welcomes the opportunity to serve people of all abilities. Please refer to the ADA tab for a Reasonable Accommodation request form, call 719-531-6333, x6077 or email dmassie@ppld.org.

Sign Language Interpreters/FM Listening System

Please make arrangements for ASL interpreting or use of the FM listening system at least 7 days before library-sponsored programs or meetings by contacting dmassie@ppld.org.

Assistive Technology

Cheyenne Mountain Library

  • Large-type keyboard
  • Magnifying glass
  • Track ball mouse
  • VRS-equipped laptop

East Library

  • Assistive technology workstations with the following features:
    Hardware
    • Adjustable table and wrist rests
    • Headphones and microphone
    • Large-type keyboard
    • Magnifying glass
    • Track ball mouse
    • Speakers

    Software

    • Dragon NaturallySpeaking: Voice recognition program. The user can control the computer by speaking to it.
    • JAWS: Screen reader for blind and low vision users
    • OpenBook and PEARL Camera: Text to speech conversion of print materials
    • ZoomText: Magnifier software
  • Reader Pen (available at staff desk): Compact digital pen scans and reads text aloud for people who have dyslexia, low vision, or those who speak English as a second language.
  • Sorenson Video Relay Service: A videophone allows people who are deaf, hard of hearing, or speech-impaired to communicate using American Sign Language through video equipment. It replaces TTY or Text Telephone.

Fountain Library

  • Large-type keyboard
  • Magnifying glass
  • Track ball mouse

High Prairie Library

  • Large-type keyboard
  • Magnifying glass
  • Track ball mouse
  • VRS-equipped laptop

Library 21c

  • Assistive technology workstation with the following features:
    Hardware
    • Adjustable table and wrist rests
    • Headphones and microphone
    • Large-type keyboard
    • Magnifying glass
    • Track ball mouse
    • Speakers

    Software

    • Dragon NaturallySpeaking: Voice recognition program. The user can control the computer by speaking to it.
    • JAWS: Screen reader for blind and low vision users
    • ZoomText: Magnifier software
  • Sorenson Video Relay Service: A videophone allows people who are deaf, hard of hearing, or speech-impaired to communicate using American Sign Language through video equipment. It replaces TTY or Text Telephone.
  • hearing loop at Library 21c

  • Hearing Loop: The Venue provides a hearing loop to assist individuals with hearing loss. Switch device to T-Coil setting, or ask for portable receivers.

Manitou Springs Library

  • Large-type keyboard
  • Magnifying glass
  • Track ball mouse
  • VRS-equipped laptop

Monument Library

  • Large-type keyboard
  • Magnifying glass
  • Track ball mouse
  • VRS-equipped laptop

Old Colorado City Library

  • Large-type keyboard
  • Magnifying glass
  • Track ball mouse
  • VRS-equipped laptop

Palmer Lake Library

  • Large-type keyboard
  • Magnifying glass
  • Track ball mouse

Penrose Library

  • Assistive technology workstations with the following features:
    Hardware
    • Adjustable table and wrist rests
    • Headphones and microphone
    • Large-print keyboard
    • Magnifying glass
    • Track ball mouse

    Software

    • Dragon NaturallySpeaking: Voice recognition program. The user can control the computer by speaking to it.
    • JAWS: Screen reader for blind and low vision users
    • ZoomText: Magnifier software
  • Reader Pen (available at staff desk): Compact digital pen scans and reads text aloud for people who have dyslexia, low vision, or those who speak English as a second language.
  • Hearing Loop: The Columbine Meeting Room provides a hearing loop to assist individuals with hearing loss. Switch device to T-Coil setting, or ask for portable receivers.

Rockrimmon Library

  • Large-type keyboard
  • Magnifying glass
  • Track ball mouse

Ruth Holley Library

  • Large-type keyboard
  • Magnifying glass
  • Track ball mouse
  • VRS-equipped laptop

Sand Creek Library

  • Large-type keyboard
  • Magnifying glass
  • Track ball mouse
  • VRS-equipped laptop

Ute Pass Library

  • Large-type keyboard
  • Magnifying glass
  • Track ball mouse

Questions?

Contact us by email or call (719) 531-6333, x6077