Talking books | RNIB

Our Talking Books service is absolutely free. Giving you access to over 37,000 adult and children’s fiction and non-fiction books in accessible formats that work for you.

Sizes available

  • You can choose to receive your Talking Books via digital download, and we also have a range of titles available for purchase from our online store.
  • Or you can now get your books through an Alexa-enabled device such as your smart speaker, tablet, or phone.
  • You can also get your books on DAISY CD (one book per disc) or USB key (three books per key) depending on your personal taste.


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  • All of our talking books are comprehensive and of high quality, giving you the best possible reading and listening experience.
  • Borrow up to six books at a time, with no limit on the number of borrowings during the year.
  • Our fast on-demand service means your books are delivered to your door for free.
  • Enjoy access to the rest of our library collection, with access to Braille books, as well as music and learning resources.
  • Return your books for free once you’ve enjoyed them.
  • Use our online library catalog to browse, discover and choose your books.
  • Get help choosing books from our experienced library team, or get advice on technology or reading at home from our national team of volunteers.