Resources for the Visually & Hearing Impaired

  • Large Print books: Thousands of titles available from the Eastham Library collection and delivered from other CLAMS libraries 
  • Delivery service through the Friends of the Eastham Library
  • Digital Talking Book Player players are available for loan to listen to audio books (for use with USB flash drive cartridges provided by the library, the Perkins Braille and Talking Book Library and through a BARD library account)  Manual
  • Loanable digital audio books (Perkins School for the Blind catalog) and volunteers to help BARD library card holders download books directly to a cartridge
  •  ZoomText screen magnifier software on all pc's in the reading room
  • ZoomText USB flash drive to use on personal laptops (in-library use). Take your ZoomText anywhere
  • Ruby handheld video magnifier Ruby manual
  • TOPAZ PHD lightweight video magnifier - a 15 inch portable desktop video magnifier that folds away like a laptop 
The library's equipment for the visually impaired has been generously funded by the Edward Bangs Kelley and Elza Kelley Foundation

  • Volunteers associated with the VITAL Program at Brooks Free Library 
  • Training, assistance and cartridges with cases for download digital audio books (with a personal BARD account)
Community Resources