701 Cocoa Ave, Hershey, PA 17033

(717) 533-6555 library@derrytownship.org

Services for the Blind and Physically Disabled

National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NLS) Digital audiobook players

Download an application form for Free Library Services from the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped – eqipment and materials.


Online Resources and links to websites for assisted devices, information, services, educational resources and funding resources:

Pennsylvania Department of Human Resources Assistive Technology

PL Special — Deaf and Hard of Hearing 42 resources


Watch:  Closed caption DVDs for the hearing impaired. All DVDs in foreign languages in the World Languages Collection and Film Movement DVDs in the regular DVD collection have English subtitles.


Ways to listen to a book from the Hershey Public Library: 

Books on CD and Cassette Tape

MP3 Audiobooks


Download audiobooks to a computer or mobile device:

Digital media through Overdrive 


Large print – fiction, nonfiction, and biography in the collection:

Books about Braille 

Books about Sign Language


Services to senior citizens home-bound or in nursing homes:

Friends Library on Wheels

Any member of staff will gladly assist a patron who would like help to locate materials at the Hershey Public Library. If you would like more information on services for the blind and physically disabled, please ask us at the Reference Desk.