Systemwide accessibility for all of our patrons

The Library fully complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and provides accommodations by request for physical access, communications or other needs that ensure our services, activities and employment are available to people with disabilities. 

Accessibility - Facilities

  • All Library locations, interior book returns, restrooms and meeting rooms are accessible with one or more accessible public computer workstations.
  • Designated accessible parking spaces are available at all 27 locations.
  • Automatic doors at all main entrances.
  • Elevator access to all levels, with verbal cues at each floor at the Central Library.
  • TTY-enabled courtesy (public) phones on Level 1 at the Central Library.

Accessible Book Returns

Service Animals 

In compliance with the Washington State Law Against Discrimination (WLAD), the Americans with Disability Act (ADA), and the Seattle Municipal Code, service animals are welcome in all areas of the Library where members of the public are normally allowed to go.

Learn More

If you have a question or need help, Ask Us, email our LEAP department or call 206-615-1380 (V/TTY).