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We are delighted to announce that we are now reaching 10,000 blind and partially sighted people across the UK with our FREE postal library.

We publish unique Touch to See books with raised pictures accompanied by audio descriptions.


Touch to See version for blind & partially sighted readers

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Books for adults

Books for teenagers

Books for children

Touch to See Book Clubs

Audio samples

For Adults

Illuminating tactile pictures accompanied by atmospheric audio guides – adults can enjoy a choice including wildlife, famous gardens, architecture, city tours and art books. Great for supporting existing hobbies and interests and inspiring new ones! Find out more »

Fabulous frocks

Library member reviews new book, Short Stories: Fabulous Frocks

Alison delights in wonderful tactile frocks and jewels

For Children

Children will enjoy taking their first steps in the visual world with Spot, before moving on to explore our picture book library which includes The Gruffalo, Charlie and Lola, Thomas the Tank Engine and many more. Teachers and parents will find our fun, educational and leisure books invaluable, with topics ranging from Tutankhamun to World War 2, Space Exploration to British Wildlife. Find out more »

Elodie and mum

Reading for pleasure – we can help

Our recent survey of young library members showed that 84% of them are more interested in reading for pleasure since they started borrowing from us.

For Teenagers

Young people can independently discover our vibrant, interactive and inspirational guides to fashion, music, film, art and architecture, healthy eating and sports including football and the Olympic Games. These “must-have” guides contain iconic images plus behind the scenes insights and exclusive interviews. Find out more »

Lucy Edwards Living Paintings

Lucy Edwards becomes first Digital Ambassador for Living Paintings

Visually impaired vlogger helps raise awareness online

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Success Stories

Touch to See book club in Kent with Living Paintings

Gravesend art group using our Touch to See Book Club title

Art groups for visually impaired and blind people by Wendy Daws


Tayen dressed as a super hero

We’re supported by Children in Need

Living Paintings are super-proud to be supported by our heroes at BBC Children in Need.