Accessible Collections

The library has a wide range of materials in accessible formats. Toronto Public Library cardholders with print disabilities can also access the Centre for Equitable Library Access (CELA) collection.

Print materials

All library branches have equipment such as book stands, magnifiers and full-spectrum lamps to make print materials more accessible. Some branches also have more specialized equipment such as computers with screen reader software. Visit Accessibility at Library Branches for details.

In addition, we offer the following accessible print formats:

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eBooks & digital publications

We offer ebooks, digital magazines, and digital newspapers on several different platforms. Many of these resources have settings you can adjust, such as font size.

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Download audiobooks to listen to on a computer, DAISY player or mobile device, or borrow physical audiobook formats.

Many audiobooks have listening settings you can change, such as playback speed.

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Music & video

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Centre for Equitable Library Access (CELA) Collection

Toronto Public Library partners with the Centre for Equitable Library Access (CELA) to provide additional accessible collections to customers with print disabilities and professionals who work with people with print disabilities.

CELA has a growing collection of 700,000 items for all ages, including:

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