More than just print books, you can find assistive technologies and accessible materials at BUPL and even outside of the library! Please feel free to talk to the library staff about any requests. Read below to find out more about what we can offer.
BUPL has a selection of large print books in a variety of genres. BUPL also belongs to the Southern Ontario Library Service Large Print Book Pool which guarantees that new large print books are routinely coming into the library.
You can find a number of audio books at the library, both non-fiction and fiction. Coming soon: a rotating pool of audio books to ensure that there are new and exciting audio books coming into the library!
There is a volunteer who delivers library materials to the local retirement homes. Inquire at the library for more information about this service.
The Victor Reader Talking Book Player is available for a two week loan period. The Victor Reader is intended for people who have print disabilities. It can play DAISY books which enables the user to not only alter the volume but also the speed and tone of the speaker. Additionally, it has the ability to add bookmarks and allows the user to easily navigate to a particular section of a book. It has big bright clearly spaced buttons. Inquire at the circulation desk to see a demonstration of the Victor Reader.
DAISY stands for Digital Accessible Information System. Patrons can borrow DAISY Books for a two week loan period. There are a variety of DAISY books available at BUPL, including thrillers, mysteries, westerns, romances, general fiction and plenty of non-fiction titles. There are even some children's fiction and nonfiction and a small selection of adult french and magazines titles!