ADA Information

Guests with Disabilities

The Carnegie Library at Mount Vernon Square is committed to accommodating the needs of guests with disabilities in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

General Accessibility

The public sidewalks serving the Carnegie Library at Mount Vernon Square feature curb cuts for wheelchair access. The K Street ground level entrance is the accessible entrance. Inside the library, all levels are served by two conveniently located elevators. There is an accessible restroom located on each floor of the Carnegie Library at Mount Vernon Square.


The passenger elevators provide access to all common areas of the building. The elevators are alarm‐equipped with two‐way communication to the command center, and have tactile Braille call buttons inside the cab.


Restrooms are accessible to persons with disabilities and have stalls, sinks and mirrors that are wheelchair accessible.

Service Animals

Trained service animals are permitted inside the Carnegie Library at Mount Vernon Square with proper supervision.

Sight Impaired Information

Tactile Braille signage is at the entrance to all restrooms, and all passenger elevators.


You are responsible for providing wheelchairs, motorized mobility scooters and other non‐permanent access accommodations. For your convenience, your Event Manager has a list of local rental companies.

Wheelchair Lifts and Wheelchair Lecterns

We can provide portable wheelchair lifts and wheelchair accessible lecterns to accommodate speakers who may require this assistance. Please inform your Event Manager in advance if you require the use of this equipment.