The Dakota County Library provides resources that enhance the accessibility for all users. Below are ways the Library are accessible to residents with physical disabilities.
All Dakota County Library buildings are accessible. Each building has either automatic doors or doors that open with the push of a button. Each building has at least one Internet terminal at a height as outlined in the Americans with Disabilities Act. Some buildings have computer tables that can be adjusted to various heights.
Home Library Services
If you are disabled or otherwise unable to come to the library in person, you may call any library branch to apply for Home Library Services. Find out more.
Galaxie Library Social Narrative
Galaxie Library's Going to the Library Social Narrative helps explain what to expect during a visit to the Galaxie Library. Copies are also available at the service desk or in the Galaxie Library calming space.
Calming space at Galaxie Library
Galaxie Library's calming space is specially designed for individuals who need a comforting space to regulate while at the Library, especially those with autism spectrum disorder, sensory processing differences, or other disability. The space is equipped with a Calming Space Guide to use the calming space and tools and manipulatives. Read the Calming Space Social Narrative to learn what to expect while using Galaxie Library's calming space.