Outline

Overview of ADA

  • how it affects your building
  • how it affects your services to patrons and staff
  • what ADA may require to modify your building
  • implications for disaster response

Raise awareness of ADA, the needs of older patrons and those with disabilities

Hazards in your library – what to look for

Sick Buildings & Indoor Air Quality Issues

Protecting your collections and your patrons

surveying your building as a preliminary step toward disaster response planning.

  • internal survey of building
  • external survey of building
  • preventing physical damage to the building from water and fire
  • incorporation in disaster response plan
  • Including disabled people in the disaster response plan