The Library for Visually Impaired People
Keep reading with large print, talking books on CD and audio downloads, as well as Braille and giant print children’s books, and use the specialised equipment at Hyson Green Library.
In search of a new book to read…
You can use your library membership to access free eBooks, eAudio, eNewspapers and eMagazines from home on your own device. Perfect for listening to a story and making the text size as large as you need!
Or use The Home Library Service which is free for people with restricted mobility and carers who cannot get into a library. Bringing books, including large print and talking books to your door, roughly every 3 weeks. Delivered by friendly regular staff or trained and experienced volunteers, who will chat with you about the books you like to read and reserve titles for you. Contact the Home Library Service
Resources and equipment at Hyson Green Library to help you keep reading.
Desktop Electronic Magnifier. Magnify your documents, books, letters, any printed text or images, with the i-See Desktop electronic magnifier.
Available at Hyson Green Library
As well as our own eAudio service you can use on your own device. The RNIB offer free talking books in other formats. Find out more about the free RNIB Talking Books Service, giving you access to over 34,000 fiction and non-fiction books for adults and children.
Large Print and Braille for Children and Young People
We stock a range of children’s books in dual format giant print and Braille, as well as giant print books for young people.