Special Services: Meeting the needs of our community
Meath Libraries offer a wide range of services and equipment to meet the needs of all members of the community.
These include books, CDs, audio visual material, computer equipment and computer software for children and adults.
For further information please contact any Meath Library or Library Headquarters in Navan. You can find our opening hours and contact details at the following link: Branches and Opening Hours
Books & Audio Visual Stock
- Large print fiction and non-fiction books.
- Audio books – titles for adults and children on CD, MP3 CD, cassette and Playaway portable players.
- Movies and documentaries on video and DVD.
- 17” Touch Monitor
- Touch-screen keyboard – The Grid
- Compact keyboards & Big Keys Colour Keyboards
- Trackerball mice & joysticks
- Kidspiration & Inspiration – helps to develop maths, literacy, thinking and organisational skills
- Starspell – helps children to improve spelling skills
- Kurzweil 3000 – scans & reads text for the visually impaired
- Jaws Professional for Windows 2000/XP – reads the text on the computer screen aloud
- Zoomtext screen magnifier – magnifies text on the computer screen
- Library service desk audio counter loops for the hearing impaired
- Portable induction loops for use around the library
- Television & DVD players
- Wheelchairs – for use in the library
- Quictionary Reading Pen portable scanner – scans and reads a word aloud
- Children’s Speaking Dictionary
- ClassMate Reader – portable digital audio book player and speaking dictionary
- Handheld magnifiers and magnifying sheets
- Wheelchair Accessible computer desks
- Adult and Children’s CD listening posts
- Multi-sensory toys for young children
These services are available in various libraries in Meath. Some items can be borrowed for use at home. Please enquire in any Meath library.