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Accessibility Information
Systemwide accessibility for all of our patrons
We are committed to providing an environment that supports the information needs of all members of the community. We endeavor through our service, outreach, and collections to reflect and honor diverse perspectives, learning styles, and ways of knowing. 
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The Library fully complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and provides accommodations by request for physical access, communications or other needs that ensure our services, activities and employment are available to people with disabilities. 
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In compliance with the Washington State Law Against Discrimination (WLAD), the Americans with Disability Act (ADA), and the Seattle Municipal Code, service animals are welcome in all areas of the Library where members of the public are normally allowed to go.
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Accessibility Toolkits
All of our branches have Accessibility Toolkits, which contain a variety of assistive devices for blind and low vision patrons.
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We provide accommodations by request for patrons with disabilities, including ADA accommodations for access to library buildings and services and accommodations for library programs and events such as ASL interpretation, assistive listening devices and other accommodations.
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Library Equal Access Program
The Library Equal Access Program coordinates accessible Library programs, services and assistive resources.
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If you have a question or need help, Ask Us, email our LEAP department or call 206-615-1380 (V/TTY).
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