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Home Delivery Services

Do you enjoy books, magazines, music and movies but need assistance in getting materials to you or someone you know?

Mead Public Library has a Home Delivery Service just for this purpose! The program is available to Sheboygan-area residents with permanent disabilities or long-term illnesses who are unable to visit the library and need special accommodation in order to select and check out library materials. 

You must have or apply for a Mead Library card. Home Delivery includes the selection of materials by library staff or volunteers.

A library staff member contacts Home Delivery Service customers to discuss what library items they would like to receive. Participants may request books, large-print books, magazines, music CDs, DVDs, and books on CD. Specific items may be requested. Customers are limited to 12 items at a time.

Volunteers assist with selection and pick-up/delivery on a regular schedule. Materials are checked out on the individual’s account and delivered for free by volunteers on specific dates each month. Volunteers pick up and return items at the same time.

For more information, or to request this service, contact Aleah Hill at Mead Library at 459-3400, ext. 3432, or by email at aleah.hill@meadpl.org.

Accessibility

Mead Library is accessible to the handicapped. We offer large-print books, descriptive videos, home delivery, talking book service, books on CD, downloadable e-books and audiobooks, and print enlargers.

We also offer many Internet-based services that may be helpful to disabled people. These include e-mail reference (use the "contact us" form at the bottom of this page), e-books, catalog and account access online, and databases that are accessible from home computers.

On request, our programs may include special accommodations, for example, sign language interpreting service. Requests must be made at least seven business days in advance of the program. To request an interpreter, please call 459-3400, ext. 3411.

Persons with disabilities who need other accommodations should call 459-3400, ext. 3411, at least 3 weekdays in advance.  

The library has a wheelchair and three wheeled walkers for use within the building.

The library's Rocca Meeting Room also has an "induction loop" system which magnetically transmits sound to hearing aids and cochlear implants with telecoils (T-coils). The assistive listening device installation was partly funded by a federal Library Services and Technology Act grant.

For more information about disability access at Mead Library, call 459-3400, ext. 3411 or 3414, or send a note via mead.as@meadpl.org