Accessibility Services

The Racine Public Library offers a variety of special services and adaptive technologies to assist those with diverse needs. 

Services for those with mobility concerns

  • Parking – Handicap accessible parking is located in our service parking lot located to the northeast of our entrance
  • Building Entrance – The entrance to the library features no steps and automatic doors
  • Elevator
  • Wheelchair Accessible Catalog and Computer – The Library has a computer that a wheelchair user can use. This computer also has magnification software and a keyboard with larger letters for use by someone who may be visually impaired.

Assistive Services

  • Retrieval of Library Items – books, periodicals, DVDs, CDs, and so. Just ask!
  • Interlibrary Loan – Materials can be requested from libraries outside of the Lakeshores Library System. Contact the library for further information.
  • Photocopying Assistance – Please inquire at the Adult Services Desk
  • Magnifier – The Library has a magnifier to enlarge text in the library.  We also have portable magnifiers available at the Adult Service Desk. 
  • Sign Language Interpreters – A sign language interpreter is available with one week’s notice for any library program or service. For information, call the library’s business office at 262-636-9170.