Go to CELA
The Okanagan Regional Library partners with the Centre for Equitable Library Access (CELA) to provide additional accessible collections to customers with print disabilities and professionals who work with people with print disabilities in a format that works for them.
CELA has a growing collection of 700,000 items for all ages, including:
The CELA collection is available to library customers with a print disability as defined in section 32 of the Canadian Copyright Act:
To register for CELA – first contact your local library branch to ensure your library membership status allows print disabled materials. Then either:
CELA is also available to educators and other professionals who work with people with print disabilities. To learn more and register, visit the Educator Access Program or Client Access Support Program page of the CELA website.
Search or browse the collection on the CELA website.
There are several delivery options:
Lots of help is available on CELA’s Help page including how to use the website and get started, information on devices and how to read, and FAQs.
Often the best help can be found by contacting CELA for assistance with your account, CELA services or materials:
Connect with Okanagan Regional Library’s Access Services staff: