The Kingston Library strives to ensure that everyone is welcome and has access to the full range of information, services, and programs. The Kingston Library does not discriminate on the basis of disability in its programs, services, activities, and employment practices.

Accessibility at the Kingston Library

The Kingston Library strives to ensure its website and buildings are fully accessible in support of our mission to provide valuable resources and services to all library users. If you have questions, comments, or encounter any difficulty in using our site, please contact director@kingstonlbrary.org or call us at 845.339.4260 x14.

While the Library is renovating its Franklin Street location (2023-2026), it will be temporarily located in a space that may not meet the standards outlined below. The renovation includes design elements for greater accessibility. [Kingston Library Renovation]

 

Language Access Assistance

The Library is committed to helping people whose first language is other than English navigate our array of free services and resources for all ages.

The Library’s website can be translated into over 100 languages. On the library homepage, click the
Accessibility & Languages button and select a language from the dropdown menu.

El sitio web de la biblioteca se puede traducir a más de 100 idiomas. En la página de inicio de la biblioteca, haga clic en Accesibilidad e idiomas y seleccione un idioma en el menú desplegable.

Bibliotecapa web nisqanpiqa pachak masnin rimaykunamanmi tikrakunman. Bibliotecapa qallariy paginapi, chaypi ñitiy Accesibilidad & Simikuna ñit’iy chaymanta huk simita akllay urayk’aq menú kaqmanta.

If you have questions about language assistance, or would like to request a language access
accommodation, please contact us at director@kingstonlbrary.org.

Si tiene preguntas sobre la asistencia lingüística o desea solicitar un acceso lingüístico alojamiento, por favor contáctenos al director@kingstonlbrary.org.

Sichus simi yanapakuymanta tapukuyniyki kan, utaq simiman yaykuyta mañakuyta munanki alojamiento, ama hina kaspa rimanakuy kay director@kingstonlbrary.org

Accommodations & Resources

[Building itself – physical properties] The Kingston Library is ADA compliant. Accessible, all-gender bathrooms are available. Ramp, elevator, accessible entrance, restrooms, parking spaces.

For more information on policies or for an accommodation, please see our Policies & Procedures webpage.

Find programs and services below for our community members of all abilities:

Print Disabilities or Visual Impairment

● Talking Books, Bookshare
● Videos and DVDs with descriptive text
● Recite Me screen reader for Library website
● High contrast color options on website

Learning, Cognitive, or Developmental Disabilities

● Sensory-friendly storytime and playtime for children
● Online resources for picture books online [Ulster County Library Association eResources],
streaming video and TV
● Free talking books

 

Deaf or Hard of Hearing

● Assistive listening devices, hearing loops [right now, no–with renovation, yes]

● Captioned videos and DVDs

 

Physical Disabilities

Curbside pickup of books
Talking Books via Libby and Hoopla