Accessibility and Accommodations

The St. Louis Public Library is committed to providing services to the communities we serve. We strive to make vital resources accessible to all customers. On this page, you will find accessibility and accommodation information relating to SLPL’s facilities, website, and services.


We continue to look at ways to improve accessibility to all SLPL locations giving priority to those that are older. Below is a list of locations and information about the accessibility of the building.

* Click on the location name or plus symbol below to read details on each building.

Accessing the collection

* Click on the plus symbol below for details.

Service Animals
Individuals with disabilities are permitted to bring service animals into Library facilities in accordance with applicable law.

SLPL’s website is hosted by BiblioCommons. They are committed to creating a welcoming and inclusive web environment for individuals including those who have a range of abilities. Click the link to read about BiblioCommon's Commitment to Accessibility statement.

Programs and Events
If accommodations, such as an interpreter, are needed for you or a member of your group to participate in a program, please fill out this form at least a week in advance. Staff can assist you in filling out the form.

Carpenter Library’s ASL Storytime always has an ASL interpreter.

Additional resources provided by St. Louis Public Library

  • Diverse and Inclusive Resources - The Diverse and Inclusive Resources page highlights many of the Library’s resources and community information for a variety of communities we serve. It also includes a link to our Community Resources page, where you can find information about local happenings.
  • Morphic is installed on all public computers at all of our locations. Morphic is an application on SLPL’s Windows public computers that assists people with disabilities, age-related limitations, or other barriers to using computers. Computer reservations can be made online by clicking this link Reserve a Computer or call 314-241-2288. You will need a library card or computer pass to make a reservation.
  • Tech Connect- Tech Connect allows users to schedule individual tech support with Library staff, either virtually or in person.

Resources provided by other institutions

  • Wolfner Library serves Missouri’s visually and physically disabled citizens of Missouri. They offer a variety of materials (descriptive DVDs, braille books, and more), programs, and events. Visit their site to learn more about applying for services.


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