Computer updates at library will aid the blind

The Oakland County Library for the Visually and Physically Impaired has drastically updated its equipment.


The library, hidden in a corner of the county courthouse building, is a well-kept secret. Too well.

But technological changes are afoot that will likely draw more patrons through its doors.

computer lab is equipped with the latest software for the visually
impaired, including a screen-reading program for e-mail, word
processing and Internet surfing. A massive printer prints out documents
in Braille and large print.

And with a $20,000 grant recently
awarded by the Edward T. and Ellen K. Dryer Foundation, the library
will be able to maintain and update its computers.

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