Bayside and Special Services Library, Department of Public Libraries
936 Independence Boulevard
Virginia Beach, VA 23455
Local Telephone: (757) 385-2684
Pamela Brown, Senior & Disability Services Librarian, firstname.lastname@example.org
The Bayside and Special Services Library is both an NLS subregional library for the blind and a branch public library. We serve all ages with books in a variety of formats, programs on a variety of topics, and answers to research questions. We also provide services through our web site.
Bayside and Special Services Library has large print and audio-recorded books available for general borrowing. A mobility scooter is available to those who have difficulty walking and standing. Scanners, magnifying and text-to-speech software are available in the computer lab. An audio loop system for persons with impaired hearing is available in the meeting space. Special Services Library serves eligible persons with impaired vision by mailing large print and recorded books and magazines.
Geographic Area Served: Suffolk, and Virginia Beach cities.
Libraries/Alternate Media and Learning Resources
Provides books in a variety of formats.
Also provides access to braille books & Web braille, downloadable digital talking books, and
computers with JAWS and other assistive technology.
- NLS Talking Books
- Large print picturebooks
- Braille/print "twin vision" picturebooks
- Tactile books for preschoolers
- Descriptive videos & DVDs