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“The books he borrows from the Living Paintings library give him a love of reading and a vivid imagination.”
Mum of Louie, age 13
About our FREE library
Join as a member to borrow tactile, audio and braille books that provide education and lifelong learning, enhance lifestyle and inspire leisure interests.
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Journey for blind and visually impaired children out now
A story of imagination and creation brought to life with tactile images and audio description.
Explore our world of Touch to See
Pre-school picture braille books plus tactile resources for Key Stages 1- 3 and relaxation.
For Young People
A range of tactile books which provide an inspiring, fact-filled guide to pop culture.
Tactile books about art, nature and popular culture – rich in story, informative and entertaining.
What people say
Living Paintings’ books make a reader out of Matilda
Our Touch to See books help Matilda enjoy reading alongside her sighted siblings.
Reading strengthens brotherly bond
Our Touch to See books help improve the bond between blind and sighted brothers.
Whitchurch Cubs gain awareness of life without sight
Living Paintings help Whitchurch Cubs learn about life without sight for their Disability Awareness badge.
Blind children can enjoy reading Zog with Living Paintings’ free library
Axel Scheffler and Mel Giedroyc bring Zog to life for blind children