Marin County Free Library is committed to making library services accessible and welcoming to all our users.

Visiting a Library Branch

Our library locations are accessible. This includes access to all areas of the building, and all collections and resources. Our vehicles (the Bookmobile and the Learning Bus) are also accessible.

For People with Limited Mobility

  • Automatic door openers at entrances
  • Designated accessible parking spaces in parking lots
  • Wheelchair accessible reference desks
  • Accessible restrooms
  • Computer stations that accommodate wheelchairs

Resources from the Library

For People with Low or Limited Vision

  • Large print books, both fiction and nonfiction
  • Children’s Braille books
  • eBooks that can be read aloud by a device
  • eBooks and Downloadable Magazines that can be magnified or font increased in size for readability
  • Audiobooks: CD, mp3 discs, and downloadable/streaming
  • A handheld magnifier is available at the Reference Desk for use in the library
  • Large Print/High Contrast Keyboards Available on request

For People with Low or Limited Hearing

Books & Materials about Disabilities

  • Books, videos, and other materials on disabilities in our collection. You can find them by searching our online catalog. We have lists of books on a variety of topics – if you need help finding information on something specific, please ask a librarian at one of our locations or via email.

Other Helpful Services

  • Library Beyond Walls offers free delivery of library materials by mail, for Marin County residents who are unable to visit our libraries in person due to a temporary or permanent disability. For more information visit Library Beyond Walls.
  • Catalog Assistance: Library staff will check the online catalog, check the shelves, and place holds for individuals whenever the library is open.
  • Physical Assistance: Staff will retrieve materials anywhere in the building. Just ask!

Do You Need an Accommodation?

If you are a person with a disability and require an accommodation to participate in a County program, service, or activity, requests may be made by calling 415-473-4381 (Voice), Dial 711 for CA Relay, or by submitting a Disability Accommodation Request at least five business days in advance of the event. We will do our best to fulfill requests received with less than five business days’ notice. Copies of documents are available in alternative formats upon request.

Local Disability Resources

The Marin County Heath and Human Services Department (Marin HHS) has a fantastic Community Resources Guide, opens a new window.

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