Ann Arbor District Library
Downtown Library, 343 S. Fifth Ave. 734-327-4200. Circulates materials for all ages--including books at various reading levels and in many languages, CDs, DVDs, magazines, art prints, energy meters, science & music tools, & downloadable books, music, and video--to all library cardholders. Wi-Fi, print and electronic resources, computer classes, and public meeting spaces at no charge. Events and exhibits for youth, teens, adults, and families. Branch Libraries: Malletts Creek, 3090 E. Eisenhower; Pittsfield, 2359 Oak Valley; Traverwood, 3333 Traverwood Dr.; and West, 2503 Jackson (Westgate) offer leisure reading, reference, and audiovisual materials for adults and children. Computer classes and events at most branch locations. Circulating material from the downtown library can be sent to any branch (and vice versa). All AADL locations: Mon. 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Tues.-Fri. 9 a.m.-9 p.m., Sat. 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Sun. noon-6 p.m. aadl.org
Richard W. Bailey LibraryWashtenaw Community College, Gunder Myran Building, 4800 E. Huron River Dr.
More than 70,000 print volumes, 90,000 e-books, 28,000 e-journals, 400 print journals, and 3,800 media items including videos, DVDs, music CDs, and CD-ROMs. Easy reading books for adults with low reading levels and international students. Books may be checked out by general public (with a library card, $15 annually); other materials for public use in the library only. Call or check website for hours. wccnet.edu/resources/library
Washtenaw Library for the Blind and Physically Disabled343 S. Fifth Ave. (Ann Arbor District Library) [map]
Free service for people of all ages who are unable to read or use standard-print materials because of a temporary or permanent visual or physical disability. Books, magazines, and videos in alternative formats such as digital cartridge, large print, Braille, and descriptive video are mailed to registered patrons at no charge. Assistive technology and borrowing privileges available. Mon. 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Tues.-Fri. 9 a.m.-9 p.m., Sat. 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Sun. noon-6 p.m. email@example.com, wlbpd.aadl.org