Ways we’re making the Library more accessible
- New! Accessible computer station
- Accessible ramp to the front of the Community Centre building (coming soon)
- Accessible power-operated front doors
- Height adjustable information desk
- Wide aisles and lots of mobility space for navigating the library
- Variety of seating options (seats with and without armrests, different heights and widths, fixed and moveable)
If you have any questions or concerns about the accessible features of the Pemberton & District Public Library, please contact us at 604-894-6916 or email us.
Join or learn more about our Accessibility and Inclusion Advisory Committee
If you have a print disability, you qualify to register as a print-disabled library member which allows you to access resources from NNELS. To sign up for NNELS, or to learn more please contact us at 604-894-6916 or email us.
A print disability can be a:
- Learning disability: An impairment relating to comprehension
- Physical disability: The inability to hold or manipulate a book
- Visual disability: Severe or total impairment of sight or the inability to focus or move one’s eyes
The National Network of Equitable Library Service (NNELS) is a repository of content owned and sustained by Canadian public libraries, working with international partners, libraries, readers, and publishers (particularly Canadian ones) to make copies of books in accessible formats available to readers in Canada who have print disabilities.
Accessible Reading BC
Accessible Reading BC A new collection of accessible ebooks from BC publishers available to all BC residents. Unlimited access with no wait times. Sign in with your Pemberton Library card barcode (and the same password you use to log into your online Library account) password.
Need help? Check out these Accessible Reading BC tutorials
Other Accessible resources
The following resources are available to all patrons, but may be especially of interest for patrons with a print disability.
We have a DAISY player and DAISY discs for loan, for print disabled patrons only. Place the DAISY player on hold.
Audiobooks and large print books can be requested from other BC libraries if the Pemberton Library doesn’t own a copy.