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Buckinghamshire Libraries Mobile Library Service Consultation Decision

Following a public consultation which took place between 1 November 2017 and 31 December 2017, a decision has been made to discontinue Buckinghamshire's Mobile Library Service on Friday 1 June 2018.

Therefore the Mobile Library Service last day of operation will be:

Thursday 31 May 2018

Details of the decision and accompanying documents can be found here

More information and how to access alternative services 

Reading for blind and visually impaired

 

Large Print collection

All Buckinghamshire libraries contain a wide selection of books in large print. All categories of stock are represented in our large print collections, including non-fiction and the full range of fiction produced by large print publishers.

Search the Large Print catalogue

Audio and eAudiobooks

We stock a large number of audio and eAudiobooks

People who are unable to read as a result of physical, sensory or learning disability: 

  • No reservation or postal notification charges
  • No loan or overdue charges

(Applies to audiobooks and large print only)

Search the Audio catalogue

Get started Search the eAudiobook collection

RNIB Talking Books Library

RNIB Digital Talking Books service is available for free.

Make the most of their 20,000 titles through your digital device absolutely free of charge.

Please note that RNIB Overdrive is only for the use of blind and partially sighted readers or those who have an impairment which prevents or limits them from reading standard print.

Sign up for the RNIB Talking Books Library

Computers for visually impaired

All of our public computers have the standard Microsoft Windows 7 accessibility features.

We also have Windows Eyes for Office, which reads the text on the screen and a choice or male or female narration voices.

The libraries listed below have a larger screen available:

  • Amersham 
  • Beaconsfield 
  • Buckingham 
  • Burnham 
  • Chesham 
  • Aylesbury Study Centre
  • Hazlemere 
  • High Wycombe 
  • Marlow 
  • Princes Risborough 
Every library has a large letters keyboard available and some libraries have a larger screen available.
Vision impaired people (VIPs) are able to use our computers free of charge.
All staff have had disability awareness training and are happy to help adjust computer settings to suit individual customers.
We ask that customers provide their own headphones if they wish to listen to sound on our public computers. 

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