Writers & Books is fully wheelchair accessible. If you have any questions or requests for special services please email us at Please see the details below from our accessibility audit, detailing our accessible features.

Accessible Approach/Entrance

Accessible Approach/Entrance

  • Lift access from entrance
  • Route of travel is slip resistant and at least 36 in wide
  • Objects can be detecting by person with visual disability using a cane
  • Curbs have curb cuts at drives, parking, and drop off

Parking and Drop-Off Areas

  • 1 accessible parking space available, with 8-foot-wide access aisle and 98 inches of vertical clearance
  • Accessible space is closest to accessible entrance on proper route
  • Accessible space marked with International Symbol of Accessibility


  • Main entrance is accessible (back entrance)
  • Lift gives an alternative to main entrance stairs
  • Alternate accessible entrance can be used independently (but only to exit)
  • Entrance door has at least 32 inches of clear opening with at least 18 inches of clear wall on the pull side of door, next to handle
  • Threshold edge is accessible
  • Door handle no higher than 48 inches and operable with closed fist

Rooms and Spaces

  • Aisles and pathways to materials and services at least 36 inches wide
  • 5-foot space for turning a wheelchair completely
  • Obstacles are cane-detectable in circulation paths through public areas
If you would like to make a request for any special accommodation, please email us at at least 10 days prior to any event or workshop.

Seats, Tables, and Counters

  • Aisles between fixed seating at least 36 inches wide: N/A (no fixed seating)
  • Spaces for wheelchair seating distributed throughout: N/A (no fixed seating; allows for rearranging, 1 designated wheelchair space)

Vertical Circulation

  • Lift to main level with elevator access
  • Elevator
    Call button in hallway no higher than 42 inches


  • Fully accessible restrooms with pictograms used to identify restrooms (includes braille)
  • Doorway to restroom is at least 32 inches clear with accessible handles
  • Adequate maneuvering space for a person using a wheelchair (approximately 6.5 ft)
  • A 36-inch-wide path to all fixtures
  • Accessible stall with grab bars behind and on the side of wall nearest to the toilet
  • Stall door operable with closed fist
  • Faucet operable with closed fist