The library welcomes and will make reasonable modifications to policies and procedures in an effort to equally serve persons with disabilities. Reasonable advanced notification is requested for scheduled programs. Service animals are welcome in all library facilities.
Information and Resources for People with Special Needs
created by Library staff
Available at Hughes Main Library.
- A simplified, menu-based operating system with magnification settings and a synthesized voice feature for screen reading. It sits over Windows to offer an easier and friendlier way to perform computer tasks such as email, internet browsing, word processing, document scanning and playing CDs. GUIDE is ideal for seniors and others with little experience using a computer or a fear of technology, as well as for visually impaired users.
- A high definition screen magnification with optional screen reading for visually impaired users. It works within applications, email and the internet. ZOOMTEXT is a simple program for any user. (Also available at Anderson Road Branch).
- A screen reading and screen magnification program, it uses a more complex system of keystroke commands along with the mouse to enable the visually impaired and blind to use applications, email and the internet.
The Greenville County Library System's Homebound Service helps Greenville County residents, who are otherwise unable, gain access to library materials. Recipients of the library's Homebound Service are adults who cannot provide their own transportation because of a disability and do not have a care provider to help check out library materials for them.
Homebound Services delivers to:
- Greenville County residences
- Nursing homes
- Assisted living facilities
- Retirement communities
Call 864-527-9252 for more information.