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Library services for blind and partially sighted people.

Library services for blind and partially sighted people.

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Published by Library Association, Skill in London .
Written in English


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ContributionsLibrary Association., Skill (Organisation)
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Open LibraryOL19952148M

Audiobooks are delivered and returned by post in red plastic wallets free of charge, using Royal Mail's Articles for the Blind service. Once you return your books we will send you more. Call   Staffordshire County Council’s Make a Noise in Libraries Fortnight runs until June Among the services on offer for people who are blind or partially-sighted are: A wide range of books in large print, audio books and a large music collection. Visually impaired readers are not charged for borrowing or requesting books, audio or music.

BrailleAudio is a Christian resource library of audio and braille books and other materials for those who are blind or partially sighted. BrailleAudio is made possible by the faithful prayers, generous donations, and dedicated service of those who share our vision to build and maintain this avenue of ministry. For people who are registered blind or partially sighted, the Royal National Institute for the Blind have a very large library of audio books on CD, USB or available as a digital download.

  Enjoying an audio book. Photo credit: RNIB RNIB library. Today, o blind and partially sighted adults and children use Talking Books. The RNIB Library is the largest of its kind in Europe and conta accessible items including th Talking Books. Try something new with the CNIB Foundation! Whether it's career support, tech training, youth groups, cooking classes or book clubs – our virtual programs are guaranteed to keep you entertained and engaged. Programs are free and available to Canadians who are blind or partially sighted as well as their families, friends and caregivers.


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If you are blind or partially sighted, or have another disability that prevents you from reading regular print books, CELA gives you: Canada’s largest accessible library collection, with more thantitles in English and French, 50 newspapers and more than magazines; choice of formats: audio, braille or accessible e-books.

The National Library Service (NLS) is a free braille and talking book library service for people with vision impairments or physical disabilities that prevent them from holding traditional books. The free service works through local libraries that mail the NLS talking or braille books and magazines.

Public Library Services for Visually Impaired People. January ; either ‘blind people’ or ‘partially sighted. Talking Book Services at RNIB, but many. Richmond upon Thames Library Services has several selections of books that are accessible for blind and partially sighted people.

These are both physical books and online resources. We have a range of audiobooks and large print books. Library services for blind and partially sighted members In order to provide equal access to written knowledge, an electronic magnifying glass was acquired for the partially sighted users.

The purchase of the electronic magnifier was secured thanks to the funds collected through the humanitarian action “With a Book to Health”, which took place during the BOOKtiga festival in You can borrow talking books, or audio books, free of charge from Dorset libraries if you're blind or partially sighted.

Every library in Dorset has a range of audio book titles in stock, as well. There are spoken work or talking books available for adults and children on CD, MP3 and Playaway. Reading Group. The VIP reading group is for people who are blind or partially sighted. The group meet on the first Monday in the month at 1pm in City Library.

Six Steps to library services for blind or partially sighted people Posted by: Mark Freeman, Posted on: 26 May - Categories: Case study, Good practice [Editors note: this guest post was written by Mark Freeman who is Chair of Share the Vision and a member of the Society of Chief Librarians national executive].

KEYWORDS- Visually impaired, Blind, Library services, Assistive technology, guidelines used to describe people who are partially-sighted or completely blind. There are about books), government, consumer, travel, and employment information. In terms of how the.

The RNIB Library is the largest of its kind in the UK, and it's completely free with o items in the collection Books Our book library is the largest in the UK for people with sight loss, with digital, audio, braille and giant print books for adults and children.

Library Services for Visually Impaired people. All Tameside Libraries offer a library service to people who are blind, partially sighted or have a visual impairment. It is free to join Tameside Libraries, and all the services listed are free of charge for people who are.

Talking Books reach hundreds of thousands of blind and partially sighted people. They’re currently more popular than ever, and it all started over 80 years ago when RNIB began providing books to war-blinded soldiers. RNIB’s Talking Book library started out with fifty-five books; it now sends out up to 10, books per day.

About RNIB. Living Paintings is a charity who design, create and publish tactile books, with audio for blind and partially sighted people, i.e. ‘Touch to See’ books. They have titles suitable for anyone from pre-school to adults, and distribute these through their FREE postal library.

To register as a library member, please visit or speak to the Library team on You can contact. Get this from a library. In touch: aids and services for blind and partially sighted people. [Thena Heshel; Margaret Ford].

• Book Blethers is a quarterly readers’ group. Blind and partially sighted readers meet to share thoughts and opinions on their recent reads. There is also lively discussion on various ways of finding books in accessible formats and the technology used to read. • Throughout the year there are demonstrations of new access technology equipment.

Welcome to the Tactile Library Web Site A free library of diagrams used in the education of the blind and partially sighted.

This Tactile Library website has been improved to allow easier navigation, a new Search facility and to include new images. It is still free and there is no registration or licensing required. Participating library authorities have designated a Six Steps Champion for the reading needs of people with sight loss in their area.

Make a Noise in Libraries Fortnight (MANIL) is an annual campaign, run by RNIB National Library Service for 11 years, to bring together. Get this from a library. In touch: aids and services for blind and partially sighted people. [Margaret Ford; Thena Heshel] OCLC’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle aids and services for blind and partially sighted people\/span> \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.

library staff supporting blind and partially sighted people Provide local collections of large print and audio books Have a strategy in place for provision of access technology throughout your library service Designate a champion for the reading needs of blind and partially sighted people Participate in Make a Noise in Libraries Fortnight () run annually by the Royal National Institute of.

The RNIB Library plays a key role in delivering library services to blind, partially-sighted and print-impaired people. Since the Talking Books Service went free in Novembertheir entire offer (Braille, Giant Print, Moon, Music and Talking Books) is free to borrow, and they supplement the services and collections that local libraries provide.

Braille Institute offers free services for the blind and visually impaired, programs, classes, and events for patrons to empower themselves to live enriching lives with vision loss. Visit our Los Angeles Center if you have questions about sight loss or want information on Braille's blind and visual impaired services.Referrals can be made direct by individuals, Adult Care Services, Hospital workers, Early Intervention Officer, Rehabilitation Officer.

Eligibility Criteria. Any adult (18+) with a visual impairment living in the Metropolitan Borough of Bury. For more information please contact: Bury Society for Blind & Partially Sighted People Christian resources and activities for blind and partially sighted people worldwide.

Literature and Radio; Select Torch Library Information for more details about the library and how you can receive and return library books free of postage costs.

Search Our Library these books are ONLY available to registered visually impaired people.