We are committed to offering programs and services that are accessible to all citizens of Brantford.

Accessibility documents


Facility Accessibility Design Standards

2020 Accessibility Compliance Report

Multi-Year Accessibility Plan

Please submit any accessibility concerns or questions using this online form.

Accessibility tools at the Library

We have the following equipment available to customers:

  • JAWS (Job Access with Speech) screen reading computer and software – 1st floor Main branch
  • Merlin Ultra enhanced vision machine – 1st floor Main branch
  • Self-checkout machines that raise and lower at both branches

Accessible Library Collections

The Brantford Public Library is committed to providing accessible formats of existing library materials such as large print, audio or electronic versions, upon request. When buying new library materials, we consider the accessibility needs of customers and build collections that are accessible to the widest range of people.  Notice of the availability of accessible formats is communicated on the Library’s website.  Accessible formats include:

  • Large Print
  • Ebooks
  • Audiobooks
  • Decodable books
  • Playaway audible readers
  • Books on CD
  • Vox books (Books with built in speakers)

BrowseAloud Software

BrowseAloud software provides speech, reading and translation support for website users. This service is available on our website.

Accessibility and employment

We are committed to promoting the independence, dignity, integration and equality of opportunity of persons with disabilities by ensuring the accessibility of our facilities and services. Accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment and selection process. Applicants need to make their required accommodations known in advance.