The Vision Australia Library opens up a world of Audio and Braille books, newspapers, magazines and podcasts for people who:
- are blind or have low vision;
- are unable to hold or manipulate books;
- are unable to focus or move eyes e.g. MS, stroke, severe arthritis; or
- have a perceptual disability e.g. dyslexia or a visual processing disorder.
Library holiday closures
The Vision Australia Library will be closed from 4.00pm Thursday 24 December to 9.00am Monday 4 January 2021 (AEDT). During this time you will still be able to access digital library content through the App, website or your device. Our team will be back to respond to your enquiries by email or phone from 9.00am Monday 4 January, and the Vision Australia Library at Kooyong will re-open 9.00am Monday 11 January 2021.
The Vision Australia Library service was upgraded through October and November 2020.
Updates to the App and i-access Kiosk have been released, and there is a new website to improve your library user experience.
Visit our dedicated library upgrades page to find out more about these upgrades, benefits and how to use or access new or updated software.
Want the chance to win a $100 Visa gift card?
To celebrate our Library upgrades Vision Australia Library will be giving away $100 Visa gift cards to two lucky Library members each month.
To go into the draw, all you need to do is download and access content on our new and improved Library service.
Winners will be drawn at the end of each month.
This incentive will continue until March 2021 (inclusive).
Voice Assistant Pilot Project
Have you ever wanted to try Voice Assisted Technology?
Do you use an Alexa or Google voice assistant?
We are looking for 30 clients based in Victoria to help Vision Australia pilot voice assistance technology.