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.

Mobility scooters and wheelchairs are available at the East, Library 21c, and Penrose locations. Please ask staff for assistance.

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. The FM system is an assistive listening device that can provide amplification for up to four users in study and meeting rooms.

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
  • MagniSight CCTV: CCTV allows users to magnify and project text to a television screen.
  • 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.

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

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
  • the hearing loop at Library 21c

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

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

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
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • UbiDuo: This device facilitates communication between users who are deaf, hard of hearing or unable to speak.

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

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