Library Closing

The library will be closed Wednesday, June 19, in observance of Juneteenth. 

Accessibility

Online/On Our Website

While navigating our website, you can use the font resizer at the top right of your screen to increase or decrease the font size. If you need to translate this page into another language, you can use Google Translate at the bottom of the website.

Our website is designed to meet WCAG 2.0 AA Success Criteria for online accessibility. This includes meeting color contrast ratios, using appropriate markup, and providing alt text for image content. Please contact us if you have any questions or concerns about the accessibility of our website.

During Your Visit

Lincolnwood Library is a one floor building meeting ADA requirements. An abundance of windows provides a large amount of natural light to illuminate the space. Please ask at a service desk if you need to borrow noise-canceling headphones or a magnifying glass when in the building. Baskets with wheels are available for your browsing convenience in the Lobby.

Curbside service is available for holds pick up any hours the Library is open for business.

Programming

Hearing Loop devices are available during programming in which microphones are used. Hearing Loop devices send the voices of performers directly into a hearing aid or cochlear implant equipped with T-Coil.

To request an ADA accommodation, including captioning or American Sign Language services, for Library programs, please contact the library five days before the scheduled event.

Collections

The Talking Book and Braille Service (TBBS) provides audio and braille library service via mail or digital download to any Illinois resident who is unable to read standard print material due to a permanent or temporary visual or physical disability.

The library circulates a number of assistive devices, as well as devices that come pre-programmed with assistive technology.

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A wide variety of audiobooks are available in the Adult Services and Youth & Teen Services departments. We carry compact disc and playaway audio versions of popular fiction and nonfiction books.

Hundreds of easy-on-the-eyes books are located in the Adult Services department. We carry popular fiction and nonfiction titles in large print.

eBooks, eAudiobooks, digital magazines, and digital newspapers are available for download with your library card and are customizable for the visually impaired.

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Many DVDs with closed-captioning are available in the Lobby. In addition, most streaming video content available with your library card on Kanopy and Hoopla or on our circulating Roku Streaming Services Devices have closed-captioning/subtitles.