The Penticton Public Library will close at 3:00 pm on December 24th for the Holiday season and will reopen on Wednesday, January 2nd. Please note the book drop will also be closed during this time.

NNELS National Network for Equitable Library Service

National Network for Equitable Library Service

 

About NNELS

  • NNELS is an online public library of books for people with a print disabilities in audiobook, DAISY, PDF, EPUB, e-text, electronic Braille, and other formats.
  • A service which has downloadable ebooks and audiobooks for people with print disabilities, which include vision, mobility, and comprehension impairments that prevent someone from being able to read a traditional book.
  • NNELS accepts requests for new books, so if an eligible user cannot find a book in a format that works for them, NNELS can produce it. Requests can be submitted by any logged in users from a participating province or territory.
  • For more information, please visit nnels.ca or contact your library.

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Who can use it?

  • Library registration required. Must have either a doctors note, or CNIB card. Full catalogue available to view at nnels.ca.
  • Eligible users include individuals with print disabilities or people acting on their behalf. Print disabilities include vision, mobility, and comprehension impairments that prevent individuals from being able to read a print book. Approximately 10% of Canadians qualify for access to NNELS.
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