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Special facilities and resources at Harborne Library

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Accessibility
  • Access into the library is at street level with lift access to both the Adult Library and Children's Library on the first floor.

Books and resources for adults
  • Large print books
  • Talking books
  • Dyslexia information
  • Basic skills information
  • ESOL material (for people with English as a second language)

Books and resources for children and young people
  • Extra large books
  • Large print books
  • Talking books
  • Tactile books
  • British Sign Language videos of children's stories
  • Makaton books (2 titles)
  • Makaton nursery rhymes video
  • Equipment for craft sessions: easy grip scissors and pencil grips
  • Dual language books

Computer facilities
  • Adjustable height chairs
  • Extra time on the computer available for children with special needs
Useful equipment
  • Induction loop in children's area
  • Book trolley: a frame with wheels and a basket for people who are unsteady on their feet

Information for People with a Disability
Disability Resources in Centre for the Child
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