Centre for Equitable Library Access (CELA) is a national non-profit organization established by Canadian public libraries to support the provision of accessible collections for Canadians with print disabilities and to champion the fundamental right of Canadians with print disabilities to access media and reading materials in the format of their choice, including audio, braille, e-text and descriptive video.
CELA Account & Technical Support:
(Monday to Friday, 8:00 am to 7:30 pm Eastern time)
Public Libraries Member Services:
Phone: 1-855-655-2273, press 2
( Monday to Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm Eastern time)
CELA’s collection has books in English and French for all ages and interests, including books for preschoolers to adults; classics to bestsellers, biographies, cookbooks, self-help books and so on.
Patrons with print disabilities can receive accessible materials from CELA in several ways:
Public library service options
CELA member libraries may provide materials for the use of their patrons with print disabilities in a number of ways. Libraries may use any or all of the following options:
Public Library Service Offer to Patrons through CELA