Accessibility

Assistive Technology
Software and devices available to patrons in the library in order to make library resources more accessible.
Outreach Delivery Service
Forbes library delivers books to low mobility patrons throughout the Northampton area.
Proxy Borrowers
As an accommodation for the special needs of certain users, eligible borrowers may designate proxy borrowers to perform library transactions on their behalf.
Online Library Card Application
Complete this form to receive a Forbes Library card by mail to access online resources.
Services for People with Limited Mobility
For people with limited mobility, including trouble bending and reaching.
Services for People with No or Low Vision and the Print Disabled
For people who have no vision, low vision or difficulty holding or reading book.
Services for People who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing
For people with any level of hearing difficulty.
Curbside Pick-up Program
For patrons who find it difficult to access the library building for any reason.
Program Accommodations
Do you need a sign language interpreter or other accommodation to enjoy a program?
Accessibility Focus
A series of workshops about assistive technology
Video Tour of Forbes Library
click to watch on YouTube
Video Tour of the Children’s and Young Adult Department
click to watch on YouTube
Accessibility of This Website