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 catalogue:
National Network for Equitable Library Services (NNELS)
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
Books in Braille (limited selection)
eBooks in PDF and eText formats
The Library has 3 Victor readers that play Daisys, MP3s, and CDs. These are restricted to people her have CNIB numbers.
The Library has a limited number of CD players for loan for CDs and MP3s.
If you will need help, please contact us at: 250-770-7781.
We are able to assist with various requests on a per person basis.
Penticton Library/Museum building has automatic door openers at all of the entrances. There are outside and inside ramps as an alternatives to stairs. We also have a wheelchair available inside the library doors for anyone who needs to borrow one while they are in the library.
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 the city bus. The nearest bus stop is on Main Street conveniently located right in front of the building!
If you can't make it into the library we offer a homebound delivery service. Check out the website link for Homebound deliveries under "Visit Us" or Ask us for details!