FVRL has a variety of free services to make our libraries and materials accessible to all.
Books by Mail
Learn how you can get materials mailed to you through our Books by Mail service.
Materials in alternative formats
- eBooks and eResources
- Closed-captioned DVDs
- DVDs with audio descriptive tracks for the visually impaired
- Streaming video from Kanopy (with closed captions and transcripts) and Hoopla (many have closed captions)
Branch and website accessibility
At our branches
- Patrons with a disability that prohibits them from using an outside book return will be given accommodation. Please let us know if you need assistance by calling the curbside phone number posted at each location.
On our website
Use BrowseAloud software, which will translate our webpages and read them aloud in any of dozens of languages. Features also include a screen mask and text magnifier. To start, click the BrowseAloud icon in the lower right corner of each webpage.
Americans with Disabilities Act Compliance
Amy Lee, Public Services Director, is the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) coordinator for FVRL. You may contact her by mail, phone or email:
Amy Lee, ADA Coordinator
Fort Vancouver Regional Libraries
11818 SE Mill Plain Blvd, Suite 415
Vancouver, WA 98684
360-906-5033 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Other local and national resources
- Washington Talking Book & Braille Library: Receive audio or braille books by mail if you are unable to read standard print. (WTBBL is a program of the Washington State Library.)
- Washington School for the Deaf: Find local resources for the deaf and hard-of-hearing including Student & Family Resources, as well as statewide services and other resources.
- Washington State School for the Blind: Access local services available for the blind and visually impaired including a Low Vision Clinic and a Birth to Three program; find links to many other resources.
- Washington State Resources for Parents of Children and Youth with Disabilities: Browse through a printable list of links to state and national organizations with resources for parents.
- Resource Links: Find links to various state and national disability resources on the Washington State Developmental Disabilities Administration website.