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Accessibility at Our Locations

We are committed to ensuring that all of our locations are fully accessible, in alignment with our mission.
At the West Harrison Branch, which faces architectural challenges due to its age, we will make every effort to enhance accessibility.

The Library is actively seeking funding to implement crucial improvements and ensure that everyone can enjoy our services.

Halperin Building

2 Bruce Avenue
Harrison, NY 10528
Phone: (914) 835-0324

Public Spaces

The Halperin Building’s public space is one floor. Rooms are affixed with braille signage. There is a platform lift to the staff/volunteer-only lower level.

Parking

The parking lot has two reserved accessible parking spaces with an access aisle between them near the entrance. There is a slight ramp from the parking lot to the entrance.

Entrances & Exits

The library has one entrance with two emergency exits. The entrance is two-doors wide, followed by a foyer and a second set of double-doors. Each has an automatic door opener (for one door).

The Community Room emergency exit has level access to the outside Reading Garden. The back emergency exit requires the use of stairs to the outside.

Restrooms

There are three public restrooms, each with a handrail and children’s changing table. One public restroom is larger and more easily navigable by wheelchair or scooter.


West Harrison Branch

2 Madison Street
West Harrison, NY 10604
Phone: (914) 948-2092

Public Spaces

The adult and young adult areas are on the top floor. The children’s area is on the bottom floor. There is no elevator access between floors.

Parking

There are two reserved accessible parking spaces on the street near the front entrance. The parking lot across the street has one reserved accessible parking space. There’s a slight ramp to the sidewalk entrances to reach the library. The parking lot behind the building has one reserved accessible parking space and a slight ramp to the entrance.

Entrances & Exits

The front, top-floor entrance is two-doors wide, followed by a foyer and a single door. Each has an automatic door opener (for one door). The back, bottom-floor entrance is two-doors wide, followed by a foyer and a single door. Each has an automatic door opener (for one door). There is an emergency exit on each floor with level access to the outside.

Restrooms

There are no public restrooms on the main floor. There are two public restrooms on the bottom floor.

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