As a member of the Vision Australia library you can access an exciting range of reading materials including audio books, magazines, newspapers, Braille, podcasts, journals, references, language resources and more.
Members can login to the i-access® online library catalogue here.
Thousands of titles across many genres including:
- Action, Mystery, Crime, War
- Autobiographies & Biographies
- Children’s books
- Countryside, Animals, Sport, Humour
- Families, Romance Fiction
- Fantasy, Horror, SciFi, Supernatural
- History, Distant Lands
- Literature, Arts, Alternative Perspectives
- Mind & Body, Home & Work
- Personal, Social, Philosophical Perspectives
- Read the full list of reading categories (226KB)
- Australian Geographic
- Australian Women’s Weekly
- The Monthly
- National Geographic
- National Geographic NZ
- New Idea
- Reader’s Digest
- Silicon Chip
- Smart Investor
- Time Australia
- Your Garden (quarterly)
- Plus many more.
- A wide range of magazines are available as library subscriptions and also via the online reference and research databases
Dozens of interesting podcasts to tune into
- New Books (reviews)
- Talking Vision
- Time of your life
- Vision Australia Radio
- And more…
Hundreds of newspapers. Find the one in your area. Titles include:
- The Age
- The Herald Sun
- The Australian
- The Sydney Morning Herald
- The Australian Financial review
- The Daily Telegraph
- The Advertiser
- Plus hundreds more…
- A wide range of newspapers are available as library subscriptions and also via the online reference and research databases.
If you are an accomplished braille reader or just starting out, we have a collection of braille to suit your reading needs. Braille materials are also available on via the online catalogue.
- 8000+ braille and ebraille titles
- 1200+ music braille pieces
- Children’s picture books with clear braille overlays
- Other languages are available to download for free
- Greek - Ellinis
- Italian - Oggi and Focus
- Mandarin - Du zhe wen zhai (Readers Digest)
- Polish - Focus
Language instruction books
- Language instruction books are available online.
Vision Australia updates
- In Vision
- Your Vision Australia Roundup
- The library has more than 1000 eBooks with DAISY navigation.
Online reference and research tools
- Vision Australia has access to a number of online reference databases.
- Read the collection Guidelines (Word, 164KB) (March 2013)