Accessibility

Materials

Databases with audio and/or MP3 download option

Adaptive Technology and Accommodations

JAWS for Windows is a screen reader. Designed for individuals with low or no vision, it allows users to access hyperlinks and content on a webpage. JAWS is available on a public computer in the Central Library’s Research Center (4th floor).

Magnifiers
Handheld magnifiers are available at most public service desks. Please ask a library staff member for assistance.

Trackball Mice
Trackball mice are available at all locations. Just ask at the desk.

Services provided by Tulsa City County Library

AskUs
The library’s research department is available to answer your questions via phone, fax, email, text, Instant Messaging (IM), and live chat.

Homebound Service
Any Tulsa County resident who is physically unable to visit the library may apply to have materials delivered to his or her home.

Ruth G. Hardman Adult Literacy Service
Free, one-on-one tutoring is available to adults (age 16 and over) who wish to improve their reading skills. For more information, contact the Library’s literacy office at 549-7400.

Signing Interpreters
If you are hearing-impaired and need a qualified interpreter for a library program, please call the library 48 hours in advance.

Assistive Listening Devices
Available for use in Connors Cove Children’s Theater at the Hardesty Regional Library and Aaronson Auditorium, Central Library.

Other services

Oklahoma Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
OLBPH provides free library service to Oklahomans have low or no vision, a learning disability, or a physical limitation that makes it difficult to make use of standard printed material. Oklahoma City

The Center for Individuals with Physical Challenges
The Center provides extensive programming opportunities for its members. To become a member, an individual’s primary disability must involve a mobility, dexterity, or sensory impairment. Tulsa

Ability Resources, Inc.
The mission of Ability Resources is to assist individuals with disabilities attain and maintain independence. Services include advocacy, benefits planning, advocacy, and more. Tulsa

The Learning Disabilities Association of Oklahoma
LDAO is a local affiliate of the National Learning Disabilities Association. This group advocates for the needs of those with learning disabilities through service, education, and collaborative projects.