Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Pikes Peak Library District ADA Notice

Notice under the Americans with Disabilities Act

In accordance with the requirements of Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (“ADA”), the Pikes Peak Library District (PPLD) will not discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities on the basis of disability in its programs, services, or activities.

Employment

PPLD does not discriminate on the basis of disability in its hiring or employment practices and complies with all regulations promulgated by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission under Title I of the ADA.

Effective Communication

PPLD will generally, upon request, provide appropriate aids and services leading to effective communication for qualified persons with disabilities so they can participate equally in the Library’s programs, services, and activities, including qualified sign language interpreters, documents in Braille, and other ways of information and communications accessible to people who have disabilities that affect speech, hearing, vision, or cognition.

Modifications to Policies and Procedures

Upon request, PPLD will make all reasonable modifications to policies and programs to ensure that people with disabilities have an equal opportunity to enjoy all of its programs, services, and activities.

Requests

Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service for effective communication, or a modification of policies or procedure to participate in a program, service, or activity of PPLD can contact the staff person listed below with a request. Please contact staff listed below as soon as possible but no later than one week before the scheduled event.

Requests for assistance with the provision of public services or for reasonable modifications for persons with disabilities should be directed to the Strategic Services Librarian – Accessibility:

Delaina Massie, Strategic Services Librarian – Accessibility
Pikes Peak Library District, East Library
5550 N. Union Blvd., Colorado Springs, CO 80918
(719) 531-6333, x6077
dmassie@ppld.org

The ADA does not require PPLD to take any action that would fundamentally alter the nature of its programs or services, or impose an undue financial or administrative burden.

Complaints

Complaints that a program, service, or activity of PPLD is not accessible to persons with disabilities should be directed to the Strategic Services Librarian – Accessibility. Upon request, alternative means of filing complaints with be made available for persons with disabilities.

PPLD will not place a surcharge on a particular individual with a disability or any group of individuals with disabilities to cover the cost of providing auxiliary aids/services or reasonable modifications of policy.

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