Accessible and Sensory Friendly Spaces

The following categories of "Accessible and Sensory Friendly Spaces" have been identified in Parks Library:

  • ADA Compliaint and Gender Inclusive Restrooms
  • Accessible Elevators
  • Natural lighting spaces
  • Lower Distraction/Semi-private
  • Quiet/Uncrowded spaces
  • Brody chairs

Use the StackMap Explore tool to help locate sensory friendly spaces in Parks Library. 

Hint: After opening StackMap Explore, click on the "Places" tab in the upper left corner of the Explore home page under the Search Bar, and then select from the list the type of place you're looking for.

 

Here are some photos of some accessible spaces in Parks Library:

ADA Compliant and Gender Inclusive Restrooms (located on each library floor)

ADA Restroom Sign  ADA Compliant Restroom  ADA Restroom Interior View 

 

Accessible Elevator (Located in southwest section of the library)

Elevator Far Elevator FarElevator Close  

 

Click HERE to see Parks Library elevator locations on the first floor map.

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Here are some photos of sensory friendly spaces in Parks Library:

Natural Lighting Spaces

South wall 1st Floor  1st Floor Main Entrance  1st Floor LCC (with outlets)  2nd Floor Walkway

1st Floor South Wall                          1st Floor Collaboration Corridor        1st Floor LCC (with outlets)                 2nd Floor Walkway

Southeast wall 2nd Floor   Southeast corner 4th Floor  Southeast corner 3rd Floor  South wall 3rd Floor />

2nd Floor Southeast Wall                    3rd Floor Southeast Corner              3rd Floor South Wall                            4th Floor Southeast Corner               

 

Lower Distraction/Semi Private

Tiers  Single study rooms   Group study rooms  

East wall of all Tiers                            Individual Study Rooms                      Group Study Rooms                         

 

North wall of LCC  Collaboration Corridor  

North wall of LCC                                Collaboration Corridor                   

 

Quiet/Uncrowded Spaces

Tiers  Single study rooms   Group study rooms   Periodical Room

East wall of all Tiers                             Individual Study Rooms                      Group Study Rooms                          Periodical Room 

 

Room 32 Computer Lab Lower Level   Room 134 Computer Lab (Look for the Styx artwork) on the 1st Floor   Room 198 (when not in use as a classroom)

Room 32 Computer Lab                      Room 134 Computer Lab                    Room 198 

 

Brody Chairs

Brody chairs are located throughout Parks LIbrary on the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th floors.

  North wall of LCC