The Vision Australia Library opens up a world of audio and braille books, newspapers, magazines and podcasts for people with a print disability, including people who:
- are blind or have low vision;
- are unable to hold or manipulate books (eg. amputees, people with severe arthritis);
- are unable to focus or move eyes (eg. people with MS, brain injury);
- have a perceptual disability (eg. people with dyslexia or a visual processing disorder).
Use your library number/email and password to login. Forgotten these? Call 1300 65 46 56 or email [email protected]
Write Away: 15 June - 7 July 2022
Our new writing series will have you learning the principles of poetry, basics of crime fiction, fundamentals of fantasy and the elements of romance writing. This four-part series will be guided for four expert writers in their genre and is open to Vision Australia Library members.
Register for Write Away here.
In Conversation 'We've Got This: Parenting with a Disability' - 8 June 2022
The Vision Australia Library is proud to announce its second In Conversation for 2022: We've Got This with editor Eliza Hull and disability advocates and proud parents, Ben and Leah van Poppel.
In the recently published We've Got This, twenty-five parents who identify as Deaf, disabled or chronically ill discuss the highs and lows of their parenting journeys. Our In Conversation with Eliza, Ben and Leah promises to be a moving, revelatory, and empowering evening discussing parenting with a disability.
Register for In Conversation We've Got This here.
National Simultaneous Storytime 'Family Tree' - 25 May 2022
It started with a seed, and that seed was me. And, over time, laughter filled my garden.
Join your friends from the Vision Australia Library for National Simultaneous Storytime 2022. Along with libraries and schools across Australia, we'll be reading Josh Pyke's sweet tale Family Tree, singing songs, and telling stories that celebrate family, community and the seasons of life. Register soon to receive your tactile Family Tree activity matching cards in the post.
Register for National Simultaneous Storytime here.
Join the library
Membership is free and available to people who are blind, have low vision or a print disability.
If you are not a Vision Australia client, you will need a referrer who can certify you are a person with a print disability.
Find out more and join the library.
Books and resources
Library members can access thousands of audio books, braille and ebraille titles, magazines, newspapers and podcasts and much more. Find out more about Our Collection.
Vision Australia Library members can request up to 360 print pages of personal information to be converted to their preferred accessible format each financial year.
For more information on accessible format conversions, email [email protected] or call 1300 84 74 66.
How to access the library
Members can access the library via the free Vision Australia Connect app on their smart device, or use a computer, DAISY player or other compatible device.
Find out how to access the Library.
Feelix Children’s Library
The Vision Australia Feelix Library supports children who are blind or have low vision to develop early literacy skills. Children from 0-7 years old can learn about braille and enjoy stories with their parents and siblings. Find out more about Feelix.
The Vision Australia Library has a range of books, resources and services for young people who have a print disability. This includes audio books, a copy and reproduction service for academic materials, online databases and more. Find out more about the youth library.
Partner with us
We work in partnership with an extensive range of libraries, aged care facilities, publishers and affiliated organisations to help you access a greater range of books and resources. Contact the Library for more information.
Contact the library
For more information on Vision Australia's Library services call 1300 654 656 or contact the Library for more options.