Our building is ADA-compliant. We strive to make the library a welcoming place for people of all abilities.

Resources for People with Mobility Disabilities

  • Our building is fully accessible, with electronic entry doors and wheelchair accessible restrooms and drinking fountains.
  • A manually operated browsing scooter is available for patrons who want a seated option for perusing items on our lower shelves.
  • Home delivery is available to those who are homebound.

Home Delivery

Are you a Brimfield Public Library District resident who is unable to come to the library due to a permanent or temporary disability? We can provide free delivery of books, movies, magazines, audiobooks and and all other library materials to your home on a regular basis. Participants will receive a Brimfield Public Library District card and have access to all library resources. Call 309-446-9575 to register.

Resources for People with Visual Disabilities

  • You can check out large-print books, download books and audiobooks, or check books on CD or preloaded Playaway devices.
  • We can make referrals to the State of Illinois Talking Books and Braille Service.
  • We offer computers and laptops with NonVisual Desktop Access, a free and open-source, portable screen reader for Microsoft Windows
  • A Large Print keyboard and tabletop Optelec magnifier are available for in-library use.

Resources for People with Hearing Disabilities

  • Sign language interpreters can be provided for library events with at least a two week advance notice before the event. Call 309-446-9575 or email to request a sign language interpreter.

Quiet Spaces

The library’s Meeting Room and two Study Rooms are available for patrons who may need to take a break and be alone for a little while, or need a place to pray.

Caregivers are also welcome to use these rooms with children to help manage meltdowns, calm anxiety, or bring a child’s energy down. If you need supportive items, please ask for a sensory bin at the Kid’s Desk.

Resources for Children with Disabilities

  • Prepare for your visit to the Library by reading our Social Story.
  • Use our Meeting Room or one of our two Study Rooms to help manage meltdowns, calm anxiety, or bring your child’s energy level down.
  • Ask for a Sensory Kit at the Circulation Desk to use while in the library. The kit contains fine-motor manipulatives and sensory-input devices.
  • Listen to books by checking out read-along books and e-audiobooks.
  • Contact Andie Kelch to request accommodations for Youth Services programs.
    Email: Phone: 309-446-9575

Questions or Suggestions?

Katie Hahn
Library Director