Penticton Public Library offers accessible formats for people requiring alternatives due to visual, physical, or perceptual disability. We can select books for you and/or you can search the following catalogues:
We are happy to assist with various requests on a per person basis.
What we have:
- Books in Large Print
- Audiobooks in CD, MP3, and DAISY formats
- ebooks and eAudiobooks to listen to on your computer, tablet or cellphone
- The Library has 3 Victor readers that play Daisy's, MP3s, and CDs. These are restricted to people with documented print disabilities.
- The Library has a limited number of CD players for loan for CDs and MP3s.
Penticton Library/Museum building has an automatic door opener at the entrance located by the large parking lot. There are ramps, both outside and indoors in addition to stairs. We have a manual wheelchair available inside the library, for anyone who needs to borrow one while they visit us.
Public washrooms are available inside the west entrance requiring key access. Please ask the security guard to let you in. Public washrooms are equipped with wide stalls and hand rails.
The Penticton Library is accessible by city bus. The nearest bus stop is on Main Street conveniently located in front of the building. Unfortunately, the closest doors do not have an automatic button, and you will have to go to the door off the large parking lot to have an automatic door. (Please write to the city, asking for this to be fixed!)