ACCESSIBILITY

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Sayville Library strives to make our resources accessible to all users through a variety of services, collections, and specialized equipment. 
 
The library building was designed to be fully accessible. The main entrance features automatic doors for easy entry. The elevator is available to bring users to all levels of the building.
 
Curbside pickup of library materials is available upon request.

 

IN-LIBRARY SERVICES

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  • The Sayville Library is a completely wheelchair accessible/ADA compliant building
  • Assistive Listening System for use during programs upon request
  • ASL Interpreter for programs by request - An American Sign Language Interpreter may be requested for any program. Please contact the Library at least two weeks in advance of the program date.
  • Programming for patrons with special needs
  • Magnifiers available upon request at the Reference Desk
  • TeleSensory Voyager CCD Low Vision Electronic Magnifier
  • Large Print Books and Newspapers
  • Curbside pickup
  • Large print computer keyboard for public computer use
  • Large trackball mouse for public computer use
  • Browsealoud software on public computers

At-home services

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  • Homebound delivery service: Does a permanent or temporary disability prevent you from visiting the library to enjoy books, movies, magazines or other materials? Library by Mail is a free service provided by your Library.  If you qualify, we will send you materials, free of delivery charge, to your home address. Click Here for more information.
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  • Talking Books program access: Suffolk County residents that have difficulty reading standard print materials are eligible for free talking books and braille books through the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped. The New York Public Library‚Äôs Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library is the regional library which provides this service. Talking books are audiobooks in a specialized format that is easy to use for people with visual and physical disabilities. You can receive the books by mail, postage free, or download them using a computer or mobile device. To borrow audio or braille books from the Andrew Heiskell Library you must first register with them. Click here for more information.

Website Services

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  • Browsealoud, an assistive technology software that offers text-to-speech, reading and translation support tools, is available on our website. To use this feature, click on the Browsealoud button located on the top right of the webpage. 
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  • An audio recording of the current edition of our newsletter is available on our website. Click here to listen to the latest edition of Sayville Library Happenings