Holds pickup now available in-branch at Chinguacousy, Four Corners, and Springdale during open hours. All other branches offer Curbside Pickup for held items Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays 2:00 - 5:00 pm. Click here or call 905.793.4636 for details.

Deposit Collections

Brampton Library provides recreational reading and listening collections to retirement homes and other long-term care facilities for use by the residents. The collections are changed up to four times per year. For more information, please contact 905-793-4636 ext: 74228 or TTY 1-866-959-9994.

Centre for equitable Library Access Collection

Brampton Library provides residents with print disabilities access to a collection of over 230,000 items in a choice of formats, through the Centre for Equitable Library Access (CELA) including:

Current bestsellers, award-winners and classics
Fiction, non-fiction, self-help, business and more
Books for kids, teens and adults
Books in audio, braille or accessible e-book formats
Download books or receive home delivery by mail

Access to the CELA collection is available to library customers who are unable to read conventional print due to a disability, which includes:

Learning disability: an impairment relating to comprehension
Physical disability: the inability to hold or manipulate a book
Visual disability: severe or total impairment of sight or the inability to focus or move one's eyes.

To find out more about CELA, contact: Rada Midic at 905-793-4636 x74228 or by
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The CELA website can be found at : www.celalibrary.ca

Audiovisual Materials

Brampton Library has an extensive collection of audiovisual materials. Discover Audiobooks (CD Format) in the catalogue and eAudiobooks (MP3 Format) through the cloudLibrary desktop and mobile apps.
Closed-captioned films are available for persons with a hearing disability. Text descriptions of the dialogue, music and sound effects appear on screen.

Described videos and DVD’s have a narrator describing the visual elements of the story (action, sets, etc.) without interfering with the dialogue. No producers are currently making or selling described movies separately these days. Instead, they are working with Hollywood studios to add description to mainstream DVD’s.

Mainstream Movies with a Described Track

Media Access Group keeps track of mainstream movies and programs that have been released with a described narrative track in them. You can view this list of titles at www.describedmovies.org. Many of these movies are available in our regular movie library collection. When you get the DVD and put it in your plate, you will need to find and turn on the described version among the special features of the movie

Large Print Books

All library branches have collections of books in Large Print format with fiction and non-fiction titles. Ask at any Information Desk for assistance in locating these materials.

Collections for Children with Disabilities

Brampton Library has an extensive collection of materials for children with disabilities including:

  • Sign language books and DVD’s
  • Audio books
  • E-Book and E-Audio Digital Collections TumbleBookCloud and TumbleBooks feature adjustable on-line text and audio narration and can be read using adaptive computer speech programs.
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