Special Services

The Lake Villa District Library offers a variety of services and equipment. Please ask at the Adult Reference Desk for assistance.



  • Copy machines (B&W copies = 10 cents, Color copies = 25 cents)
  • Nineteen computers for public use, running Microsoft Office 2010
  • Fax machine ($1.00 per page)
  • Scanner (free)
  • Electric typewriter

Equipment for those with special needs (for use in the library only):

  • Galileo Reading System (reads scanned documents aloud)
  • Image magnifier with light
  • MaxPort Digital Magnifier (captures an image and sends it to special glasses)
  • Alladin Magnifier (displays documents with black type on white background or vice versa)
  • Prisma Video Magnifier (displays magnified documents to a monitor)

Services for those with special needs:

  • Homebound delivery: LVDL provides free monthly delivery of circulating materials to homebound residents of our district. Library staff and/or screened adult volunteers will bring or return up to ten items per month. We require completion of a library form by a physician, registered nurse or social worker to determine eligibility. Contact Lawrence Clayton or Kelly DiDinato in Adult Services at 847-356-7711.
  • Illinois Talking Book Outreach Center: Application forms are available at LVDL or at the Illinois Talking Book Outreach Center website.
  • The Bookshare program offers free eBooks to LVDL patrons who have disabilities that make it difficult or impossible to read a printed book. Access accessible eBooks through LVDL's eMedia Catalog.

© 2011-13 Lake Villa District Library Privacy StatementTerms of UseFormer CatalogLibrary WebsiteGet HelpCommunity HubEmail Notices