Accessibility Statement for Bedale Community Library

Bedale Community Library is committed to ensuring digital accessibility for people with disabilities. We are continually improving the user experience for everyone, and applying the relevant accessibility standards.

Measures to support accessibility

Bedale Community Library takes the following measures to ensure accessibility of Bedale Community Library:

  • Include accessibility throughout our internal policies.
  • Provide continual accessibility training for our staff.

Conformance status

The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) defines requirements for designers and developers to improve accessibility for people with disabilities. It defines three levels of conformance: Level A, Level AA, and Level AAA. Bedale Community Library is partially conformant with WCAG 2.1 level AA. Partially conformant means that some parts of the content do not fully conform to the accessibility standard.

Feedback

We welcome your feedback on the accessibility of Bedale Community Library. Please let us know if you encounter accessibility barriers on Bedale Community Library:

Contact us using our Contact form.

We aim to respond to feedback as soon as we can.

Assessment approach

Bedale Community Library assessed the accessibility of Bedale Community Library by the following approaches:

  • Self-evaluation

Access Keys

The Bedale Community Library uses the following access keys, which follow Government guidelines:

  • 1 - Home page
  • 3 - Site map
  • 0 - Access Key Details
  • 9 - Contact form

How to use these keys

Windows:

Chrome/Firefox - hold down the 'Alt' key and press the assigned key on the keyboard

Internet Explorer - do the same but also press the 'enter' key to navigate to a page

Mac:

Hold down the left-hand 'Control' key and press the assigned key on the keyboard