Library

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:

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.

For queries relating to handheld devices, please contact the i-access® Online team on 1800 00 59 65.

Current Members

Suggest a book title

If there is a title you would love but we don’t have it, contact the library and let us know. We will do our best to source it for you.

Can’t find a book?

If you can't find a book in our collection you can borrow it from another library through us. This service is free for members. Contact the library and we will do our best to find this book for you. 

Library News

April 2018

Commemorating the centenary of ANZAC Day 

To mark the centenary of ANZAC Day, the Vision Australia Library has drawn together a selection of books to honour the Australian men, women and animals who have served their country over the past 100 years. 

The Library's radio program Hear This will be highlighting a number of books from the collection during April. The program is on air in Melbourne each Friday at 3pm and is also podcast each week here

Children and Young Adults

The Vision Australia Library has a variety of resources and services for young people who are blind, have low vision or have a print disability.

Membership to the library is free, and you can access books in braille and audio formats. As a Vision Australia library member you can access your reading materials from the i-access online library catalogue.

Children and young adult audio books

We have thousands of children and young adult titles across a range of genres.

Feelix Children’s Library

At the Vision Australia Feelix Library, children from a young age can enjoy stories with their parents and siblings, and learn about braille.

About Feelix

Reading plays a key role in the learning and development of any child, and Feelix helps children learn and develop in a unique, sensory way to support literacy. 

Children 0-7 years old who are blind or have low vision can become a member of the Feelix Library.