Hazen Memorial Library Town of Shirley

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Contact Information

Town of Shirley
Contact: Debra Roy, Director
Email Address: droy@shirley-ma.gov
Phone: 978-425-2620 x3
Fax: 978-425-2621

3 Keady Way Shirley, MA 01464
Area Served: Central

Map Location Hazen Memorial Library

Narrative

Equal Access Services - Services for Persons with Disabilities
The Hazen Memorial Library is fully accessible for persons with disabilities. Everything is on one level, with good lighting throughout and low pile carpeting to minimize echoes. Our services include:
- book dekivery service for people with disabilities and elders
- research help at the library or online
- retrieval of shelved materials
- adaptive equipment and software resources
For more information, please contact Debra Roy, Library Director by phone: 978-425-2620 or email.

Adaptive Equipment and Software
- Aladdin Classic Video Magnifier - Displays printed materials in high contrast black on white, or white on black.
- with screen magnification and voice
- Phonic Ear Easy Listener
- Portable listening device to eliminate effects of distance and background noise.
- Table top book prop devices to support a book for easier reading
- Magnifying Lenses
Resources: For people who are blind or visually impaired
- Large print adult books
- Adult and children's books on tape and CD
- Digital audio books available for download
- Aladdin video magnifier
- Hand held magnifying glasses
- For people with a motor disability
Ramp at the front of the Library
Designated handicapped parking spaces
Wide aisles and open spaces for easy maneuverability
Handicapped-accessible rest rooms

Service Types

  • Equipment Loan
  • Socialization Activities

Program Type

  • Assistive Technology and Equipment
  • Information/Referral
  • Recreation/Arts/Social and Leisure

Populations Served

  • All Disabilities

Ages Served

  • Birth to 3
  • 3 - 4
  • 5 - 8
  • 9 - 13
  • 14 - 18
  • 19 - 22
  • 23 – 59
  • 60 +

Accessibility Features

  • Accessible Parking
  • Accessible Restrooms
  • Wheelchair Ramps

Additional Information

  • Fees: Free Service, Personal Funds