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About Accessibility

The San José Public Library is committed to taking all reasonable steps to provide access to all members of the community, including people with disabilities. Feel free to explore our free materials, services, programs, and adaptive technology for people with disabilities.


For any questions about disability access, please contact or 408-808-2355.

ADA computer station

Computer Access

Wheelchair accessible computer stations at SJPL branches can be reserved online by library customers. For assistance with your computer reservation or to request a special accommodation call 408-808-2355 or email

Additional Accessibility Offerings


INSIDERS programs are geared towards teens and adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities.

Disability Inclusion Events

We have a variety of inclusive programs (currently virtual) designed for people of all ages and abilities.


The Library-by-Mail service provides books and other library materials to members of all ages who are unable to visit the library due to a temporary or permanent disability.

Collections in Alternative Formats

Accessible materials are available for checkout including audiobooks, eAudiobooks, large print books, and close-captioned or sound-descriptive videos.

Assistance Using the Library

Ask library staff about receiving assistance using the library or to make request an accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act for library-sponsored events.

Adaptive Technology at King Library

The King Library has screen reader and magnification equipment for visitors with visual disabilities.