Ideas for reading, learning and playing for blind and partially sighted children

“Your library provides a source of enjoyment, relaxation and learning for my child.”

Parent of library member, age 12

Success Stories

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Reading Ideas

The Story of Peppa Pig

Pre-School

Every toddler’s favourite pig and her family delightfully brought to life.

The Slightly Annoying Elephant

 

Picture Book

A hilarious tale, read by the author himself, with added sound effects.

Dinosaurs

Education and Leisure

Walk with dinosaurs on a thrilling journey through pre-historic times.

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Watch and Listen

Latest Discovery Hubs

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Wigwam

Living Paintings’ wonderful world of picture books for blind children.

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Super Transport

Roaring into the pit lane. All about trains, planes and automobiles.

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Dinosaurs

Explore the thrilling pre-historic world of sauropods and raptors.

Education

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Top books for kids for World Earth Day

Celebrate World Earth Day with our list of Living Paintings books with an environmental theme.

Top 5 signs of spring for all the senses

Enjoy this most lively of seasons, using all the five senses.

Factsheet – Rosalind Franklin

Rosalind Franklin was a pioneering scientist. She played a vital role in the discovery of the structure of DNA.

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Dr Christian Jessen tells us about being a doctor

Presenter of eating, health and our bodies.

Activities and Play

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Easter holiday reading

Our pick of books for the spring school holidays

Science museum events for visually impaired

Science Museum fun day for VI families

On January 21 the Science Museum is holding a day of free family events for visually impaired visitors

Bug hotel

Build a Bug Hotel!

Make your garden a haven for wildlife this summer

Memory box

A Summer Memory Box

A fun and creative idea for saving your treasured holiday memories

Highlights

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Top books for kids for World Earth Day

Celebrate World Earth Day with our list of Living Paintings books with an environmental theme.

Factsheet – Rosalind Franklin

Rosalind Franklin was a pioneering scientist. She played a vital role in the discovery of the structure of DNA.

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New science titles for young people!

A fantastic new range of Touch to See books for young people about all things scientific.

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Factsheet – William Harvey

Field of science: Anatomy (body) and physiology

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