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Accessibility: Hearing

Contra Costa County Library provides access for people through technology solutions, free services, resource information, programs, and more.

Finding Library Materials

All titles owned by the Library can be searched in the catalog, reserved online, and sent to any Contra Costa County community library of your choice for pick up.

The Library has a collection of titles about sign language, hearing loss, deafness and other related subjects. 

Closed captioned DVDs
 

Assistive Technologies

A generous gift from the Walnut Creek Lions Clubs has made it possible for the following assistive devices in the Walnut Creek Library.

  • Assistive listening systems and ear-worn receivers (located in the Oak View Room, the Conference Room, and the Technology Center)
  • Hearing assistance systems at all library service desks, including a portable unit at the children’s desk that can be checked out for use in meeting rooms.
  • A headphone at the first floor information desk for use by people without hearing aids.

Hearing Assistive Technology (HAT) - induction loop systems are available at the Antioch, Brentwood, Concord, Danville, El Cerrito, Hercules, Lafayette, Martinez, and Moraga libraries. These devices may be used with the t-coil in your hearing aid or we have receivers that may be used with a headset.

Text-A-Librarian

You can text a question to a librarian and have the answer delivered to your phone within minutes!

Text your question to 925-290-SNAP (7627)
Regular text message rates apply.