CELA (the Centre for Equitable Library Access) is a national not-for-profit organization focused on the creation, collection, delivery and preservation of both digital and physical alternate format accessible materials to print disabled Canadians through public libraries.
Access to the CELA collection is offered in a number ways, including direct downloads and delivery by mail to your home. To register, contact Public Library Service Headquarters, use the Centre's online registration form, or contact CELA directly at 1-855-655-2273.
Educators who work with students with print disabilities in an elementary, secondary, or post-secondary institution may use their public library cards to access materials trough CELA's Educator Access Program. To learn more about this initiative or to register, visit CELA's educator access site.
DAISY Talking Books
DAISY audiobooks are designed specifically for individuals with print disabilities, including learning, physical, or visual disabilities. DAISY titles can be mailed directly to the client's home address - free of charge, or users can browse for titles at the Confederation Centre Public Library or online using the library's catalogue.
To register, contact Public Library Service Headquarters or complete an application online.
A computer with assistive technology can be found in every public library on Prince Edward Island. These technologies include:
- Trackball mouse
- Accessible keyboard
- Widescreen monitor