We now offer Curbside Plus Services! Librarians are available via phone and email. Bookdrops remain open but buildings are closed. More information.

Accessibility

Anne Arundel County Public Library's goal is to provide all of our services to customers of all abilities. We have several programs and services, such as Library by Mail, available to provide assistance to those who need it.

One computer in each branch is wheelchair accessible. All public computers are equipped with Windows Narrator screen reader software, and Windows Magnifier text-enlarging software.

Visual Impairment Aids

Deaf/Hearing Impaired Aids

  • Sign-language interpreters are available with advance notice for library-sponsored programs. Call 410-222-7371 for more information or to schedule an interpreter. 
  • Deaf Culture Digital Library is a collection of eBooks, eAudiobooks, and streaming video for all ages related to the deaf experience. This collection includes Signed Stories, picture book videos with sign language interpretation. These materials are accessed through Overdrive and may be borrowed with your AACPL card, but are on a separate account from your other Overdrive checkouts.

Reading/Study Aids

  • C-Pen Reader Pens, which read aloud text for users with reading challenges, are available to borrow.

Library by Mail 

Library by Mail is a personalized library service for county residents of all ages who are homebound, either permanently or temporarily, due to illness, disability or injury. Delivers a full range of library services via the mail, free of charge. Library materials are sent via US Mail in a pouch that includes pre-paid postage to return the items to the Library. More information here.