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Accessible library programming for kids and teens

Accessible library programming for kids and teens

Creator: Centre for Equitable Library Access Date Updated: March 28, 2022 The Centre for Equitable Library Access (CELA) provides resources for libraries to create accessible programming for kids and teens. The resources include tips for making your programming inclusive, considerations about the physical spaces of your programming, and examples of accessible programming. Quick Facts CELA’sRead more about Accessible library programming for kids and teens[…]

General Resources on Disabilities

General Resources on Disabilities

Creator: National Library Service Date Updated: October 21, 2021 The National Library Service for the Blind and Print Disabled (NLS) from the Library of Congress created a list covering braille, devices, and general disability resources. Some of the resources are specific to American library services, but it contains some valuable guides on resources such asRead more about General Resources on Disabilities[…]

Project Enable

Project Enable

Creator: Project Enable Date Updated: August 23, 2022 Project Enable provides a comprehensive set of training designed specifically for public, academic, or school librarians. This is a completely free resource and contains a group account option that allows your library staff to register and complete the training together. Quick Facts Libraries need to commit toRead more about Project Enable[…]

Public Libraries and Access for Children with Disabilities and Their Families: A Proposed Inclusive Library Model

Public Libraries and Access for Children with Disabilities and Their Families: A Proposed Inclusive Library Model

Creator: Joanne Kaeding, Diane L. Velasquez, and Deborah Price Date Updated: October 21, 2021 This paper reports on an investigation of factors influencing access to public libraries for children with disabilities and their families from the perspective of the public librarian. This could be a valuable reference for any library or children’s department looking toRead more about Public Libraries and Access for Children with Disabilities and Their Families: A Proposed Inclusive Library Model[…]