ADA Accessibility

ADA Policy | Special Child at the Library

  • Public service desk staff are ready to assist patrons with retrieval of materials.
  • Requests for accommodation at a public program must be received at least seven days prior to an event.
  • Any individual with a concern or complaint regarding the Mount Prospect Public Library’s compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act is requested to complete the complaint form, which is available at the Registration Desk.

Transport (Wheel) Chair

Two chairs are available at the Circulation Desk and the Information Desk.

Walkers with baskets

We have two Walkers located at the Circulation Desk.

Listening Assistance Device

The hearing assistance receiver is provided for people with some hearing loss. It is tuned to an FM signal which is connected to the Library’s sound system. Users need to provide their own earbuds or headphones which utilize a standard phono plug.

SmartView Synergy SI

Whether you’re dealing with macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy or any other low vision eye condition, the SmartView Synergy SI helps you see the world better.This desk-top magnifier enlarges text, objects and actions, delivering superior image quality with true, vivid colors. It is located in the Genealogy area.

Zoomax Snow 7” Magnifier

Zoomax Snow 7” Magnifier
With a large screen, 5 contrast colors and high-definition images, this easy-to-use magnifier can be found at the Reference Desk.

Pebble HD Magnifier

This magnifier features high-definition clarity and multiple use settings. Ask for it at the Reference Desk.

NVDA Screen Reader / Windows 8 Magnifier

NV Access Screen Reader
The NVDA Screen Reader is available on enets 241-249 and Windows Magnifier is available on all enets. NVDA software will read the text on the screen and Windows Magnifier will allow users to enlarge the normal windows screen or zoom into a particular portion of the screen. Neither the NVDA Screen Reader or the Windows Magnifier software are enabled by default. If you wish to use one of these products, there is a shortcut on the computer’s desktop. Or, ask a staff member for help.

Library Website (

Designed to the latest standards (HTML5 & CSS 3) so it is easy to use with screen readers, and other options to comply with the Federal Section 508 accessibility standards for websites.

TDD Phone Line



elevatorThe elevators lead to the parking garage, the first and the second floors of the Library.

Handicapped Parking

parkingmapIs available underneath the Library.