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.

Programs & Services

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


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

Disability Inclusion Events

We have a variety of inclusive programs designed for people of all ages and abilities.


Provides books and other 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, eAudio, large print, and close-captioned or sound-descriptive videos.

Assistance Using the Library

Receive assistance using the library or request an accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act for library-sponsored events.
Set in front of a background of blurred tulips, the Optalex ClearView+ is magnifying a picture of tulips.

Adaptive Technology at King Library

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

Accommodation Requests for Events

Request and ADA accommodation for library-sponsored events.
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