In compliance with the Kansas City, MO and Jackson County mask orders, masks will be required at branches under the authority of the Jackson County Health Department as of Monday, August 9th in addition to those in Kansas City, MO as of August 2nd. Learn More.

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Assistive Technology

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Type-to-Text communication devices for customers with hearing and speech impairments are available upon request for public use at any of the Mid-Continent Public Library branches in the Greater Kansas City area. Made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services through a Technology Ladder Grant that was awarded by the Missouri State Library, these UbiDuo devices facilitate face-to-face communication between people who are hearing and speech impaired and people with normal hearing ability.

Using two separate laptop-like devices, customers that have communication issues in face-to-face conversations can sit down and talk to each other directly by using these instantaneous texting devices. For more information, or to check availability, call any of MCPL’s locations.

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