Tactile and audio books to suit all interests and inspire new ones

“I now know what clouds look like as I borrowed a wonderful book containing a tactile picture of Constable’s Cloud Study. It was a life-changing experience.”

Danni, library member and former trustee

Success Stories


Books for active minds

Bodiam Castle at sunset

Architecture 1 & 2

A construction of buildings in tactile with examples that span the breadth of architectural styles

Pierre Auguste Renoir, La loge (The_Theater_Box)

Short Stories: At the Theatre

Curtain up! On stage for your delight are artists Degas and Renoir with an insight into life as a performer in the Parisian footlights

Part of the Bayeux Tapestry

The Bayeux Tapestry

Be transported back to 1066 ahead of the Battle of Hastings and the Death of King Harold

Reading for pleasure

Card Players by Paul Cezanne


A celebration of friendship in what is our most international album, with works from major cities across Europe

Winnie the Pooh illustration by E H Shepard from 1928

Teddy Bears

Enjoy a trip down memory lane with well-loved bears including Rupert, Sooty, Winnie the Pooh and Aloysius

The Monarch of the Glen by Edwin Landseer

Animals in Art

Wild creatures, fantastical beasts and domestic pets come to life

Short Stories

Albert and Joey go for a run, Warhorse

From Page to Stage

A behind the scenes guide to transforming much-loved books into fabulous stage productions

Cary Grant in North by Northwest

Masters of the Silver Screen

We invite you to take your seats for this introduction to the work of three of cinema’s great directors

Self Portrait dedicated to Leon Trotsky, Frida Kahlo, 1937

Women in Art

Revealing the personal thoughts and political sensibilities of three important and influential 20th-century female artists

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Watch and Listen


Dann feeling a tactile picture on the sofa

“Boxes of magic” offer great comfort during isolation

73-year-old Danni tells us how she’s coping with isolation

A screen shot of the Audio Eyes app working

The Science Museum app for visitors with visual impairments

A VI-friendly app for the Information Age gallery

A coastal painting by Ian Reynolds

A guide to painting with visual impairment

Simple practical advice from a retired art teacher

Blind runner with her guide running in the park

Step up to a marathon achievement

Our guide to starting running if you’re blind or partially sighted

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