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GPLD strives to offer a welcoming and functional space for people of all abilities. We offer a variety of resources for people with disabilities for use in the library and at home. Please contact us at 630-232-0780 or if you have questions.

Assistive Devices for Use in the Library
Mobility Scooter
Mobility ScooterAvailable upon request at the Lobby Desk - Funded by Friends of Geneva Library
Neckloops for Hearing Assistance
Available for events held in our large meeting room
Sensory Kit
The Library has Sensory Kits available on each floor to accommodate Library patrons with sensory needs during their visit. Feel free to utilize items in these kits for varying sensory needs while in the building.

Sensory kits include:

• Weighted lap pads

• Sound reducing earmuffs

• Liquid sensory timers

• Tangle fidgets

• Popit bubble fidgets

• Emotion cue cards (and/or) ASD communication boards

• Sunglasses for light sensitivity

• Bilingual Calm Down Book (and/or) Breathe With Me Book

Sign Language Interpreters
May be requested for library sponsored programs
Assistive Devices to Take Home
C-PEN Text to Speech Reader
The C-Pen instantly scans and reads lines of text with a built in speaker and 3.5mm audio jack for out loud and private listening. The pen is portable and lightweight with a long-lasting battery. Available for checkout at the Learning Locker on the 2nd floor.

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iZoom Screen Magnifier/Reader
Software that allows for clear magnification of programs and documents on computers, and can even read them aloud to you. Available for checkout at the Learning Locker on the 2nd floor.

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LED Book Light
LED rechargeable book light. Useful for reading at night. Available for checkout at the Learning Locker on the 2nd floor.

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Home Delivery
Home Delivery
Available to any resident unable to visit the Library for health or medical reasons. Deliveries occur approximately once every four weeks. You can pre-select materials yourself through our catalog, connect with a library staff member to discuss your specific delivery requests, or opt to have our staff hand-select materials according to your interests. To learn more, please call 630-232-0780 x361 or email

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Accessible Options for Kids
Adaptive Books
Mainstream stories made accessible for children with special needs.

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Discovery Skill Sets
Themed books, toys, manipulatives, and games to help children practice social, emotional, physical, intellectual, and cognitive life skills.

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Sensory Storytime
Small-group storytime designed for children with autism or sensory processing issues.

Social Story
Helps young children and patrons with disabilities get acquainted with the library.

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