Library services for
people with disabilities
To ensure that our library
services can be enjoyed by as many people as possible, all of
Newham's libraries have level access or a ramp from the street ,
lifts to the upper floors at Beckton and Stratford libraries and
the majority of our buildings have disabled access
All services for those with disabilities are free.
Do you have difficulty seeing?
If you are visually impaired we can assist by
- adult, teen and children's large print and talking
- reading aids, such as magnifiers and video caption
All of our libraries computers have magnification and voice
software for the internet.
Canning Town and Stratford Library have dolphin supernova software
to allow easier word processing and internet use.
Do you have difficulty getting to the
We offer a
Home Reader Service
If you can't get to a library, perhaps because you are elderly,
disabled or a full time carer you can join our Home Reader Service.
We can deliver books, CDs, DVDs and information directly to your
For more information about the Home Reader Service call 020 8586
6541 or ask at your local library.