The St. Catharines Public Library offers a range of assistive technology and equipment that are available to patrons.

Image of Adjustable Desks Adjustable Desks
Adjustable desks allow for adjustment to a height not normally possible with a standard desk to cater for specialized seating arrangements and unique physical needs.
Available at the Central Library, Dr. Huq Family Library Branch and Merritt Branch.



Image of Dome MagnifierDome Magnifier
This magnifier provides distortion-free magnification simply by placing the magnifier on the reading material.
Available at all library locations.



Image of Widescreen Monitor Large Screen Monitors
Allows for better zoom capability when using software such as ZoomText.
Available at the Central Library, Dr. Huq Family Library Branch and Merritt Branch.



Image of Large Print Keys Large Print Keyboards
These keyboards have a bigger and bolder typeface and the keys are easier to see. This provides a comfortable typing experience for users.
Available at all library locations.



Image of TrackballTrackball & Mouse
This large trackball requires less fine motor control and allows for more accurate movements. Large buttons make clicking easier.
Available at all library locations.



Zoomtext Logo ZoomText
ZoomText is a program that magnifies the computer screen for visually impaired users. This program also has the ability to speak to the user as he/she works. Available at the Central Library, Dr. Huq Family Library Branch and Merritt Branch.