The Alexandria Library seeks to provide all patrons with a welcoming, productive, and safe environment. We offer equipment and services that help to provide equitable access to our collections and branches.
Connect to an interpreter in over 200 languages, including ASL, to assist you in communicating with library staff. Please see staff at the information desk at your local branch. (Interprete / ተርጓሚ / مترجم )
SIGN INTERPRETATION OF LIBRARY PROGRAMS
Signing is available at all library sponsored programs for hearing impaired patrons if five days notice is given. Call 703-746-1760. TTY Line: 703-746-1790.
HOME DELIVERY of library materials to those Alexandria residents who are unable to visit the library. Call 703-746-1702x8.
TALKING BOOK SERVICE is a free service provided through Library of Congress for the blind, physically or visually impaired or learning disabled. For an application to join this service and for more information call 703-746-1760.
LARGE PRINT, AUDIOBOOKS, and EAUDIOBOOKS are provided for those with low vision or blindness.
CLOSED CAPTIONED videos are provided for those individuals with hearing impairment.
Alexandria Commission on Persons with Disabilities. Its mission is "to promote the rights of persons with disabilities by advocating for equality, dignity and independence through advising the community and advancing public awareness."
Alexandria City Services
Available to residents with a diagnosis of developmental disability. Person centered services are available to residents of the City of Alexandria with a diagnosis of developmental disability.
Americans with Disabilities Act. Get information and technical assistance on the American with Disabilities Act.
Global Accessibility Awareness Day
Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) is the 3rd Thursday each May, and promotes digital accessibility and inclusion for people with all disabilities.
U.S. Department of Labor
Disability resources and information to promote an inclusive workforce.
Disability History Association
Non-profit organization the promotes the study of disabilities throughout history.