Added accessibility at the Somerville Public Library (MA)

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The Central Branch library now has a computer loaded with software designed to make it easier for patrons with disabilities to use it. Accessibility features include MAGic, which is a screen magnifier for patrons with low vision, JAWS, which is a screen reader for patrons who have visual impairments, and Dragon Naturally Speaking, which allows patrons to read into a microphone and transcribes the words into a Word Document. The computer is set up in a quiet area of the library to allow for privacy and can accommodate patrons in wheelchairs or those with walking aids.

Find out more about the new accessible work station and other library programs at the library website: http://www.somervillepubliclibrary.org/.

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