Kessler Health Education Library Disabilities Program Brigham and Women's Hospital

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Contact Information

Brigham and Women's Hospital
Contact: Erin Sturgeon , Library Staff
Email Address: KesslerLibrary@partners.org
Phone: 617-732-8103
Fax: 617-582-6130

Bretholtz Center for Patients and Families 75 Francis Street Boston, MA 02115
Area Served: Boston

Map Location Kessler Health Education Library Disabilities Program

Narrative

The Brigham and Women's Hospital Michele and Howard Kessler Health Education Library was awarded a two-year Serving People with Disabilities grant from the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners. The grant was awarded with funds provided under the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA). The library provides technologies and resources in many alternative formats to address a variety of disabilities.  The Michele and Howard Kessler Health Education Library contains information on a vast array of health topics in a variety of media.

The library provides many services and resources for people with a variety of disabilities, including TTY phone access, books on tape, Braille materials and resources about disabilities topics.

Service Types

  • Disability Awareness
  • Equipment Loan

Program Type

  • Assistive Technology and Equipment
  • Information/Referral

Populations Served

  • All Disabilities

Ages Served

  • 19 - 22
  • 23 – 59
  • 60 +

Languages Spoken

  • Italian
  • Spanish

Accessibility Features

  • Accessible Public Transportation
  • Accessible Restrooms
  • Elevators
  • Medical Needs
  • Near Public Transportation
  • Wheelchair Ramps

Additional Information

  • Fees: Free Service