Collection & Equipment
Large Print Collection
Desktop magnifer with monitor
This desktop magnifier allows you to start to read at the top of a page, and then continue all the way down till you reach the bottom of the page. The device offers continuous magnification from 1.5X to 75X and adjustable brightness. This magnifyier is available in our Adult Services department. It is first-come, first-served and there is no time limit to how long patrons can use the device.
Homebound Library Service
Accessible Public Access Computer station
PTPLD offers an accessible public access computer station for patrons who use wheelchairs.
Many DVD's in the library's collection offer closed-captioned viewing. You can browse our DVD collection online.
Illinois State Library Talking Book & Braille Service
The Talking Book and Braille Service (TBBS) provides audio and braille library service via mail or digital download to any Illinois resident who is unable to read standard print material due to a permanent or temporary visual or physical disability.
As the Regional Library, TBBS acts as the liaison to the National Library Service for the Blind and Print Disabled (NLS) and circulates books to all residents enrolled in the Talking Book and Braille Service.
If you have any questions about the Illinois State Library Talking Book & Braille Service, call the Illinois State Library at 800−426−0709, or PTPLD at 708-430-3688.