Outreach Services

For the elderly:

  • A library staff member visits the Stuart Nechako Manor regularly with library books and audiobooks for residents that want them. A staff member is also available for in town pick up and drop off of library materials. If interested please call 250-567-4060

For print-impaired patrons:

Here in the library we have audiobooks and a DAISY (Digital Accessible Information System) Book Reader  for those who are unable to read conventional print due to a disability.  For those with a certified impairment, we can bring in audiobooks from other libraries in the province.

What is DAISY? You can click here to find out.

We also provide access to the services of NNELS (National Network of Equitable Library Service).

Eligibility

Access to the collection is available to people who are unable to read conventional print due to a disability. It’s important to remember that such a disability can include:

  • 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.

National Network of Equitable Library Service (NNELS)

By providing an accessible library service for people with print disabilities – in digital formats and free of charge – NNELS is making good on the responsibility public libraries have to all Canadians.  The NNELS collection contains 10,000 e-audio and Braille titles, 90% of which are popular fiction.