Audio book and narration examples

As a library member you can access thousands of audio books through our collection. Many of these books have been recorded by our dedicated volunteer narrators. We also make use of synthetic voice narration to provide content such as newspapers, to make sure you to receive it as soon as possible. You can get a feeling for both our volunteer narrated audio and synthetic voice content by listening to some excerpts and examples below.

Talking book clips

Vision Australia narrators

The following audio samples have been narrated by Vision Australia volunteers:

Our collection

As a member of the Vision Australia Library you can access an exciting range of fiction and non-fiction reading materials including:

  • Books, magazines and newspapers (in audio, braille and ebraille)
  • Braille music
  • Podcasts

Members can log in to the i-access Library catalogue.

DAISY audio

The Vision Australia Library has a collection of over 45,000 titles available in DAISY audio, across a broad range of recreational reading genres.

Technology Guides and Training

We can support you to get the most out of your DAISY player through training and guides.

Contact the library on 1300 654 656 for assistance or to book a DAISY telephone training session. Face to face training may be possible in certain locations. Please have your DAISY player with you when you call.

Training guides

Learn how to operate a DAISY player with the following training manuals. If you have any questions about the machines or these guides, please contact us.

Library news and events

February 2022

Vision Australia Library is pleased to announce our first ‘In Conversation’ author event for 2022, featuring very special guest, adventurer and Australian legend, Dick Smith.

Described by Paul Hogan as 'Part Bear Grylls, part Bill Gates, but 100% Aussie larrikin.’ Dick Smith is an icon of Australian business, philanthropy and aeronautics.