Print Disabilities Service
Print Disabilities Service offers audio books to adults who have a print disability.
This service is offered by The National Library through participating libraries.
About National Library Talking Books
This is a collection of adult fiction and non-fiction talking books.
Items can be borrowed from Richmond, Motueka or Takaka Libraries. Borrowers need to register for this service.
Talking books can be borrowed for three weeks.
Who Can Use the Service?
You are eligible if you are:
- visually impaired, or
- have an intellectual or physical disability,
- or have any other condition which limits your ability to read or use traditional print formats.
Borrowers do not need a referral from their doctor. A family member/caregiver may register to use the service on behalf of a disabled person.
Children who have a disabled parent or caregiver are also eligible to use the collection. Children with learning disabilities need to contact their school’s learning support teacher.
If you're interested in registering to use the National Library Talking Book collection please register at your local library. The registration form can be filled in by a family member or caregiver on your behalf.