We offer two types of devices for the visually impaired. They are free for use, and the staff can show you how to use these machines if you are unsure.
Workstation for the Visually Impaired
Mokena Community Library has been funded through an LSTA Grant and the Illinois State Library to install a special populations technology workstation for the blind and sight impaired. Equipment includes a Pentium IV computer system with a specialty keyboard, LCD monitor, adjustable specialty workstation and chair, speech synthesizer, and more. It is the only workstation of its kind in a 100-mile radius!
Low Vision Reader
The Aladdin Low Vision Reader assists the sight-impaired by magnifying reading materials. Funding for this device was made available by the Friends of the Mokena Community Public Library. Come in any time to read small print literature, mail, prescription bottles, etc..
Workstation for the Visually Impaired — BRAILLE PRINTER
Mokena Community Library has been funded through an LSTA Grant and the Illinois State Library to install a braille printer. This printer is intended for the visually impaired