The Library has implemented effective measures to accommodate the specific needs of users with disabilities. For example, the aisles between shelves are wide enough for the physically disadvantaged users to move around. The Library staff are most happy to help users with disabilities access the computer facilities and to fetch materials for them from bookshelves.
Magnifier for Visually Impaired
Magnifier which can magnify text in books and magazines are available for borrowing at the Circulation Counter.
Specially-designed Wheel Walker
A specially-designed wheel walker is available for loan to users who need mobility aids upon request at the Reference Enquiries Desk.
“JAWS for Windows” software for the visually impaired users
Donated by the Hong Kong Jockey Charities Trust, the software named “JAWS for Windows” has been installed on a designated computer in the Library for the visually impaired users.
Wheelchair Accessible Restroom
A wheelchair accessible restroom located at the Library is available for those with mobility disabilities.