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Disability Services

Home Delivery

For patrons with physical disabilities or transportation limitations that prevent visits to the library, free door-to-door delivery can be arranged. Deliveries are made within the city limits of Lawrence twice a month by Kiwanis volunteers. Contact the Senior Outreach Coordinator, Pattie Johnston, at 785-843-3833 ext 115 to arrange for this service.

Large Print Collections

Whether you love mysteries, westerns, or biographies, we’ve got a great selection of non-fiction and fiction in  our large print collection (14+ point lettering).

Kansas Talking Books

Kansas Talking Books provides personalized library support materials for any Kansas resident with a visual impairment, physical impairment or reading disability. For more information or to apply for services: of call 800-362-0699 or 620-341-6280.


The Kansas Audio-Reader Network is a free reading and information service for blind, visually impaired, and print disabled individuals in Kansas and western Missouri.  Newspapers, magazines and best-selling books are read on the air and on the internet, 24 hours a day.  Applications are available at, or by calling 785-864-4600.

Kansas Relay Center

For communications between TTY users and hearing persons. Answered 24 hours. Telecommunications Relay Services:

Dial 711

for Voice/TDD/TTY Dial 711 or 1-800-766-3777

When using Relay Kansas from a pay phone, local calls will be free of charge. Calling cards may be used for toll and long-distance calls,  and the call will cost no more than if you used coins.  Collect calls may be placed by providing the Communications Assistant your name and the area code and telephone number you wish to call.