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    Audio VersionAccessibility Services at the Library
    The information on this page is available in audio

    Assistive Technology
    Equipment to assist people with disabilities

    Braille Services
    In keeping with the mission of providing information services to all citizens in the community and in partnership with the Braille Institute Library, the Pasadena Public Library provides, for registered patrons of the Braille Institute, a small collection of cassette tapes from the Braille Institute and a replacement for damaged recorders.

    Reference Assistance
    Librarians available in person, via Internet, telephone to assist with information needs

    California's Library Services for People with Print Disabilities, in association with the Library of Congress, provides free Braille and audio books, magazines, and playback equipment to all eligible Californians unable to read standard print. Follow the link to find your local braille and talking book library and sign up for free library service.

    Specialized Collections
    Resources available at the Pasadena Public Library and Koch-Young Resource Center of the Frank D. Lanterman Regional Center

    Community Resource Directory
    Information on local resources and service providers for people with disabilities as well as their caregivers

    PASADENA READS Adult Literacy Program
    Information on Pasadena Public Library's Adult Literacy Program, which provides basic literacy training to English-speaking adults in the Pasadena area.

    Some of these services are funded by a grant from the California State Library and supported by the Frank D. Lanterman Regional Center.

    For information regarding these programs and services contact the Library at (626) 744-4066.

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