Services Your Jackson District Library Provides

 

Library Items for blind and low-vision patrons

Large Print Books

We have a wide variety of both fiction and nonfiction titles, including current bestsellers. Search JDL catalog by author or title to see what is available, or browse our collection by searching “large print”.

Large Print Reader’s Digest Magazine

All but the most current issue may be checked out.

Audio Books

Search the JDL catalog for “Audiobooks” to see what is available in all audio formats.

Books on CD and MP3CD discs

CD-Play on any standard CD player. Search the JDL catalog by author or title to see what is available.

MP3CD-Play only on MP3 disc players (these players will also play standard CD’s). Search JDL catalog by author or title to see what is available.

Playaways

Self-contained; you supply only headphones. Search the JDL catalog by Subject “Playaways” to see what is available.

Downloadable Audiobooks

Jackson District Library patrons may download audiobooks to their computer or portable device using their JDL library card number and PIN number. We currently have four sources of downloadable audiobooks:

  • Overdrive
  • OneClick digital
  • EbscoHost
  • Hoopla

Describe Videos

DVD and Blueray discs with audio descriptions of the movie’s visual elements may be found by searching the JDL catalog using the phrase “Video recordings for people with visual disabilities”.