Aladdin Video Magnifier
For the Visually Impaired
For patrons with special needs, the libraries provide access to Aladdin Video Magnifiers designed for use by people who have visual impairments (including "legal blindness") which make it difficult or impossible for them to read ordinary printed materials.
Enjoy reading books and magazines, doing crossword puzzles and examining hard-to-see objects such as pill bottles - all with ease.
The "Classic Unit", available at the Central Ridge, Coastal, and Lakes Region libraries, can display your printed materials in high-contrast black text on a white background or white text on a black background.
At the Homosassa Public library, a new "Aladdin Apex" is now available that can provide images and text in over 20 different color settings. The changeable color settings can aid those who need visual assistance due to various eye conditions.