The Centre for Equitable Library Access (CELA), is Canada’s comprehensive accessible reading service, providing books and other materials to Canadians with print disabilities in the formats of their choice. A national not-for-profit organization, CELA is fully funded to serve 97% of the estimated 3 million Canadians with print disabilities in partnership with member public libraries and we offer a digital-only service to those in non-funded areas. CELA provides access to 800,000 professionally produced titles to provide people with print disabilities with a quality library experience.
Middlesex County Library partners with CELA to offer our patrons access to books, magazines, newspapers and described videos in a choice of formats including audio, braille and accessible eBooks.
Access to the CELA collection is available to people who are unable to read conventional print due to a disability, which includes:
Please note that patrons can self-declare their need to utilize the CELA collection, no documentation is required.
Once registered, you can utilize the collection in a number of ways:
Visit the CELA website for more information.