CELA and NNELS are free services for library patrons with print disabilities. These services ensure equitable access to library materials.
Contact us for more information, or to register as a patron with print disabilities.
The Canadian Copyright Act defines "perceptual disabilities" as including:
A person may be temporarily print disabled and still be eligible to use CELA and NNELS
CELA services are for library patrons with print disabilities, whether permanent or temporary.
Self-register online at signup.celalibrary.ca. Once registered you will be able to request materials.
If you require assistance registering, contact us, your local public library, or CELA support.
CELA's collection includes materials in English and French for all ages and interests.
Materials are available in a variety of formats:
Once you are registered, you can search or browse for materials at celalibrary.ca.
Contact CELA for support:
NNELS services are for library patrons with print disabilities, whether permanent or temporary.
Contact us or your local library to register you for Print Disabled Services.
Once registered, login to nnels.ca using your library card barcode number and PIN.
If you require assistance with NNELS contact us, your local public library, or NNELS support.
NNELS content is predominantly popular fiction and non-fiction for all ages. Some French content is available.
NNELS materials are available in a variety of digital formats:
Once you are registered and logged in to nnels.ca you can search or browse for materials.
If the audiobook you are looking for isn't available in NNELS, you can request it to be added to the NNELS collection nnels.ca/contact.
Contact NNELS for support:
Marigold Library System and your local public library provide collections of LARGE PRINT books, physical AUDIOBOOKS on CD or MP3 disc, and downloadable eBOOKS and eAUDIOBOOKS.
Visit the online library catalogue, TRACpac to search for materials:
→ Search by: author, title, subject, or genre
→ Limit by format: Large print, Audio-book, Ebook, Eaudiobook
If you require assistance searching for library materials, please contact us or your local public library.