The Poughkeepsie Public Library District strives to make everyone feel welcome. In an effort to assist new patrons to get acquainted with our libraries, we have put together the following slideshows:

The Caregivers Resources Guide highlights library services (like Extension Services, Accessibility and Talking Book and Braille Library) and provides direct links to e-resources, print materials and media available online and in the Mid-Hudson Library System to assist caregivers with their daily routine.

Resources include:

  • General Materials & Services
  • Visually Impaired
  • Disabilities & Diseases
  • ChildCare
  • ElderCare & Terminal Illness
  • Veterans/Soldiers
  • Local Organizations

ReciteMe is a web accessibility toolbar which allows you to customize your experience to work for you. Easy to use, the toolbar includes text to speech functionality, dyslexia software, an interactive dictionary, a translation tool with over 100 languages and many other features.

Access the ReciteMe toolbar by clicking on “Accessibility” in the menu located at the upper right hand corner of the website.

To learn how to use ReciteMe and its many features, view the video to the right:

Visit the ThinkDIFFERENTLY website as a starting point to find the services and connections you and your family need.