Browsing Hours:
Monday - Saturday 9:30am - 12:30 pm
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Tuesday & Thursday
8:30-9:30 am
Curbside Pickup
Monday - Saturday:
1:30 pm - 4:15 pm

Low-Vision Technology

Outreach Services at the Morrill Memorial Library provides tools and technology to help patrons with low-vision access books, the web, and other library resources.

Available for Checkout

  • Hand-held magnifiers
  • hand-held video magnifiers: Ruby and Zoomax Snow
  • Desktop video magnifier
  • Portable desktop video magnifier: Topaz PHD
  • Perkins digital talking book players and talking books

Assistive Technology Workstation

  • ZoomText Fusion magnification/reader software
  • Kurzweil 3000 text to speech reader software
  • Big Keys Keyboard
  • i-reader scanning and reading appliance


Self-contained scanning and reading appliance for people who are blind or have low vision that quickly converts printed text to spoken text. No computer experience is needed.  Read documents without the need for sighted assistance.  This device also serves as a magnifying reading appliance.

Zoom Text Fusion

Software designed for users with advanced or progressive vision loss, ZoomText Fusion provides the features and benefits of ZoomText Magnifier/Reader, plus a complete screen-reader.

Ruby Digital Magnifier

Provides up to 14px digital magnification with 5 high contrast color viewing modes.  The Ruby is battery operated and highly portable.

Kurzweil 3000

Educational software designed to provide literacy support for those who struggle with literacy.  Some features include advanced text-to-speech, talking word processor, auditory spell checker, word prediction, special font to assist with visual tracking, and much more.

Topaz PHD

Portable video magnifier that folds away like a laptop.  The Topaz PHD features auto-focus, a wide magnification range, six default and 27 customizable high-contrast color modes, and adjustable reading lines and masks.

Digital Talking Book Player

Used to play audiobooks stored on USB flash-drive cartridges.  These players are supplied to eligible patrons through a network of co-operating libraries under the program administered by the National Library Service for the Bling and Physically Handicapped, Library of Congress in executing United States Public Law 89-522.

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