Accessible collections

OPL’s accessible collection includes the following material  available in the regular collection:

Descriptions and locations of the Accessibility Collection

Items

Language

Description

Availability

Adult large print books

English

Unabridged texts with clear type in at least 13-point font.

All branches

Adult large print books

French

Unabridged texts with clear type in at least 13-point font.

Alta Vista, Beaverbrook, Blackburn Hamlet, Carlingwood, Cumberland, Elmvale Acres, Greenboro, Hazeldean, Main Library, Nepean Centrepointe, North Gloucester, Orléans, Rideau, St-Laurent, Sunnyside, and Vanier

Children’s large print books

English

Unabridged texts with clear type in at least 13-point font.

Alta Vista, Carlingwood, Cumberland, Main Library, and Nepean Centrepointe

Children’s large print books

French

Unabridged texts with clear type in at least 13-point font.

Main Library

Children’s braille books

English and French

Picture books with braille overlay. Main Library Children’s Department

Audiobooks

Varies by item

MP3 CD, CD and downloadable audio books.

All branches and online.

eBooks

Varies by item

eBooks available in PDF, EPUB and OverDrive READ formats.

Online.

Captioned DVDs

Varies by item

Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

All branches.

Audio described DVDs Varies by item Video recordings for the visually impaired. Includes narration of visual elements.

All branches.

RAPP packs English and French

Literacy packs for children aged 0-8.
Created in collaboration with Alternative Styles and Outlooks

Beaverbrook, Carlingwood, Cumberland, Greenboro, St-Laurent, and Sunnyside

Customers who are registered through OPL's Talking Book Service/CELA (Centre for Equitable Library Access) have access to additional collections. Please see the Talking Book Service for more information.