Services Accessibility Information

Accessibility Information

Borrow Materials

Large Print Books

Large print titles are available from all Hillsborough County public libraries.

Books by Mail

Book selection and home delivery are available.

Assistive Technology Available

JAWS Open Book Dragon Speak ZoomText Keys-U-See Hearing Loop TOPAZ SARA VideoEye
Bloomingdale Regional Public Library Jaws, Dragon Speak, Zoom Text, Keys-U-See
Brandon Regional Library Jaws, Open Book, Dragon Speak, Zoom Text, Keys-U-See
Jan Kaminis Platt Regional Library Jaws, Open Book, Dragon Speak, Zoom Text, Keys-U-See
Jimmie B. Keel Regional Library Jaws, Open Book, Dragon Speak, Zoom Text, Keys-U-See
John F. Germany Public Library Jaws, Open Book, Dragon Speak, Zoom Text, Keys-U-See, TOPAZ, VideoEye
New Tampa Regional Library Jaws, Dragon Speak, Zoom Text, Keys-U-See, TOPAZ
North Tampa Branch Library Jaws, Open Book, Dragon Speak, Zoom Text, Keys-U-See, TOPAZ
Robert W. Saunders, Sr. Public Library Jaws, Dragon Speak, Zoom Text, TOPAZ
Seffner-Mango Branch Library Jaws, Dragon Speak, Zoom Text, TOPAZ
SouthShore Regional Library Jaws, Open Book, Dragon Speak, Zoom Text, Keys-U-See, TOPAZ, SARA, VideoEye
Town 'N Country Regional Public Library Jaws, Open Book, Dragon Speak, TOPAZ
Upper Tampa Bay Regional Public Library Jaws, Dragon Speak, Zoom Text, Keys-U-See, TOPAZ

About

  • JAWS is screen reader and navigation software compatible with Microsoft Office and web browsers.
  • Open Book scans, enlarges, and converts text to speech.
  • Dragon Speak reads aloud what is on the computer.
  • ZoomText enlarges print on the computer screen.
  • Keys-U-See keyboards have large print for the visually impaired.
  • A Hearing Loop is connected to a sound system and transmits sound to telecoil-equipped hearing aids.
  • TOPAZ is a desktop magnifier for printed materials.
  • SARA scans, enlarges and converts text to speech.
  • VideoEye is used to enlarge printed text to make reading easier.

Other Assistive Equipment at the SouthShore Regional Library

  • The OttLight Illuminator illuminates large text.
  • Fresnel Lenses magnify printed text or objects and are larger than regular magnifying glasses.
  • An Amiga Motorized Cart allows non-ambulatory customers access to the Library and its collections.