Homebound Delivery

  • May be arranged for IPPL cardholders unable to come to the library due to physical disabilities or other mobility limitations
  • Deliveries are usually every two weeks
  • Call the Homebound Coordinator at 630/887-8760 ext. 265 to set up a delivery or for more information

Equipment

  • Intellikeys keyboard for use by people with vision and physical disabilities. Located at Computer Help Desk.
  • Adjustable hands-free full page magnifier with a 7" x 10" lens. Located at Adult Ask Us Desk.
  • Merlin Enhanced Vision magnifier (for low vision users). In library use. Located in Adult Services in the Special Interest 55+ area across from our paperback collection.
  • Pocketalker personal sound amplifier for use in library. Located at Adult Ask Us Desk.
  • Motorized cart for use in library. Ask at the Welcome Desk.
  • Two personal portable HiTec Sound Wizards for check out. Ask at the Checkout and Card Services Desk.
  • SmartView Versa lightweight handheld electronic magnifier. User may connect the SmartView to a TV for increased magnifcation. Available for check out at the Checkout and Card Services Desk. 
  • BigTrack Trackball mouse helps those with hand mobility problems use the computer more effectively. Ask at the Computer Help Desk.
BigTrack Trackball
Intellikeys keyboard
Hands-free magnifier
Merlin Enhanced Vision Magnifier
Pocketalker
Motorized Cart
HiTec Sound Wizard
BigTrack TrackballBigTrack Trackball mouse is a large, comfortable tool for navigating computer pages.
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Kids and Teens Department (Ask staff for assistance)

• Adaptive toys for sensory play
• Apps on iPads for children with A.D.D. and autism
• BoardMaker software loaded on one computer station. Make and adapt materials for those who need symbols
• Braille books available

Materials Collection

 

  • Large print--We offer a wide variety of fiction and nonfiction large print books. Staff at the Ask Us Desk in Adult Services can assist with those.
  • Audio--We have a great collection of audiobooks on CD and Playaways.
  • Downloadable audio--Download and play audiobooks on a variety of devices at http://ippl.info/books-movies-more/elibrary.
  • Programs 

    If you plan on coming to an event or program and need any special accommodations, please let us know at 630/887-8760 ext. 243

    Software

    (Ask at the Computer Help Desk.)

    • iZoom Magnifier program. Magnifies computer screen. Loaded on a laptop for use in library. 
    • Dragon NaturallySpeaking software converts your voice to text. Loaded on laptop for use in library.