Tactile and braille books for children for learning, reading and exploring

“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

Pre-School

Learning for little ones with lovable pup Spot the Dog

The band tactile and book page from Rapunzel

 

Picture Books

A funky re-telling of a fairy tale classic complete with a star-studded soundtrack

A tactile rainbow and pages of The Lighthouse Keeper's Rescue

Education and Leisure

Discover the weird and wonderful world of science

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Watch and Listen

Latest Discovery Hubs

Wigwam

Living Paintings’ wonderful world of tactile and braille books for children

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Science Alive!

Discovering the weird and wonderful world around us through touch and sound

Dinosaur display picture

Dinosaurs

Explore the thrilling pre-historic world of sauropods and raptors

Education

Young library member Ted sitting on the floor with his dog

Young library member features in a BBC online film

Ted, age nine tells BBC Online all about Living Paintings

BBC crew filming Medway Art Group who are busy creating their versions of Van Gogh's Sunflowers

Don’t miss Living Paintings’ BBC Lifeline appeal

Set your TV reminders for BBC One on 22nd July!

Huddersfield by L.S. Lowry

Lowry’s art made accessible for blind children

Discover a work of art from one of Britain’s best-loved painters

Tactile picture of a punk singer (from ABC UK)

Great tactile books about music for blind children

The world of music at your fingertips!

Activities and Play

An image from The Magical Garden of Claude Monet

Marking National Garden Week with tactile books for blind children

Encourage kids to explore the garden.

Mole tactile picture

Best tactile books for blind children to enjoy this Easter

Our pick of books for the spring school holidays

The band tactile and book page from Rapunzel

Seventies-inspired dressing-up fun!

Our latest Living Picture Book is full of fabulous costume inspiration

Colourful leaf prints

Multi-sensory autumn activities

Make the most of the season with these fun activities

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