Barrier-free and family-friendly offers

Families with children and handicapped people should feel welcome and find a pleasant atmosphere in the university library.

Offers for families
  •      Changing table in sanitary room B111
  •      Nursing chair in the sanitary room B111
  •      Seat cushion for children
  •      Small selection of children's books for use in the library
  •      Possibility to reserve group work rooms in the Central Library
  •      Opening hours until 22:00 in the Central Library
  •      NEW: Mobile play box and baby equipment for lending in the Central Library 

Services for people with disabilities in the Central Library
  •     Barrier-free access to the library (wheelchair ramp)
  •     Automatic doors in the entrance area
  •     Passenger elevator to all levels
  •     Info telephones at a comfortable height next to the elevator doors on floors 2-4
  •     Undertray work tables and self-service terminals
  •     Single work carrel suitable for wheelchair users
  •     Wheelchair-accessible WCs on floors 2 and 3
  •     Barrier-free Web Pages
  •     VisioDesk for the visually impaired (can be borrowed free of charge at the information desk for use in the library)

Further information on our family-friendly and barrier-free offers

The game box is available in the rest room of the library. There are toys for children of different ages, as well as books and painting materials. Changing table, baby cot and nursing pillow can also be borrowed.

Please note:

The use of the play box is an offer for students and members of the HTW Dresden. It is the responsibility of the person using the play box to supervise the use of the play box. If you have any questions, please contact familie(at)

  •     Suitable for visually impaired library users
  •     Portable collapsible screen reader
  •     Hourly lending (max. 1 day) at the information desk on the ground floor of the Central Library for use in the building at no charge

Technical details:

  •    Full colour adjustment
  •     Autofocus
  •     False color settings
  •     Image enhancement function
  •     Rotatable, high-resolution Full HD camera
  •     15.6 " Full HD widescreen monitor in 16:9 format with approx. 39.3 cm diagonal
  •     Energy-saving, high-contrast LED illumination
  •     Battery operation possible

Helpful Links

Further information regarding family friendliness can be found at the Studentenwerk Dresden and under the heading "Family-friendly university" at the HTW Dresden.