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:

  • 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 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Adaptive Equipment and Software

  • Aladdin Classic Video Magnifier
    • Displays printed materials in high contrast black on white, or white on black.
  • Computer 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