The Blind Low Vision NZ Library includes collections in Braille, audiobooks and a youth section. We can assist you in person, via email or over the phone. The assistive search feature makes it easy to find what you’re looking for. Here you can also find our inspiring podcast series, ReVISION, hosted by Sam Smith.
Search the Library catalogue to find books & audio in all formats, for all ages.
Did I Ever Tell You This?
Sir Sam Neill | Book #141558
Eleanor Catton | Book #141581
The Lake House
Kate Morton | Book #141530
How to access the library
We have a number of ways people can access our library content. One of our most popular methods is using Alexa, a smart speaker, which people simply talk to so they can find and listen to books, magazines and newspapers.
Also, our content is available through the EasyReader app available on iOS and Android devices. With this app you can download our library content so you can read content on the go.
Join the library
The Blind Low Vision NZ Library is a rich resource. From audiobooks and magazines, to braille and tactile books, there’s something for everyone. Depending on your eye condition or print disability, you may be able to receive our Library material online or by direct loan. Our collections include fiction, non-fiction and periodicals, including daily newspapers. These are available in one or more accessible formats:
- Braille (mainly UEB, Uncontracted English Braille)
- DAISY audio (a specialised audiobook format)
- e-braille (electronic braille files, in brf format)
- Our largest collection by format is DAISY audio.
ReVISION is Blind Low Vision NZ’s podcast, hosted by Sam Smith. Each episode, Sam shares his first-hand experience with vision loss and talks to members of the eye health community.
Find out more about the ReVISION podcast and listen to the episodes by clicking the link below.
Sound and Touch
Sound and Touch is our quarterly magazine to keep you updated with all the new library content that has been recently added.