“It’s not just the books!” Wheelchair patrons speak out


Library patrons in wheelchairs enjoy using facilities that offer them a safe place to read and relax. Many of them do not like excessive attention from library staff. They prefer to remain as independent as possible. But sometimes wheelchair patrons need assistance to move around the library and to get books that are beyond their reach.



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