Disabilities

We try to ensure our libraries and services are as easy as possible to access

Buildings and mobile libraries

All our libraries and mobile libraries are accessible and have induction loops.

For detailed information visit DisabledGo - Hampshire Libraries.

If you can't get to the library

We have a range of ways to help you access our services if you are unable to visit a library yourself:

Blind and partially sighted people

More about our services for blind and partially sighted people.

Hearing impairments

All libraries are equipped with hearing loop systems at counters and enquiry desks

Dyslexia

Anyone with a condition which makes reading a problem, such as dyslexia, is entitled to concessionary membership which offer customers special borrowing rights.

Barrington Stoke produces a range of books specifically for children with dyslexia and struggling or reluctant readers. These are shorter stories that are easy to read on cream coloured pages.

Access membership

Learning disabilities

Libraries can provide support to people with learning disabilities and their carers. 'Social Stories' can make a visit to the library an easier experience - please ask at your local library.

Carers

If you care for a relative, partner or friend, Hampshire Libraries have a wide range of services that can help both you and the person you care for: