Collections for People with Disabilities
Find what the library has for you to enjoy.
Talking Books are audio recorded books reserved for print disabled customers who have filled out a Talking Book Application form. The form also needs to be certified by a recognized authority such as doctor, nurse, therapist or social worker and then
- Returned to your local library
- Faxed to 416-395-5594
- Or mailed to
Mobile Library Services Department
5120 Yonge Street
You can search and request audiobooks online. Audiobooks are available on CD or as downloadable files that you can listen to on your computer or portable device.
Descriptive videos contain narration that describes the action during breaks in the dialogue. No special equipment is needed to view these videos. They are available in both DVD and VHS.
Get the library's latest descriptive videos and DVDs.
Use these easy-to-remember shortcuts to get the same results. Just add the following to the Toronto Public Library web address, e.g. www.torontopubliclibrary.ca/describeddvds.
You can also use a shortened version of the address: www.tpl.ca/describeddvds.
Closed Captioned and Videos and DVDs
Closed captioned movies have subtitles that can be seen with a closed captioned decoder or with a built-in decoder on newer televisions.