Large print and audio books

Large print and audio books available in libraries. eAudiobooks & eBooks available to download.

Large print books

Do you have problems with reading the standard print books in the library? Are you partially sighted or visually impaired? We have a special range of books available in larger print for our partially sighted / visually impaired customers.

We have a large collection of hardback and paperback large print titles in all Brighton & Hove libraries.

Audio books on CD

We have a large collection of audio books on CD. These collections include mainly fiction and some non-fiction titles. 

Search for audio books using our catalogue. In advanced search –

  • to browse the complete collection of audio books select 'unabridged spoken word CD' (collection field) and click 'OK'
  • to search for a particular author or title select these and 'unabridged spoken word CD' (collection field) and click 'OK'

You can reserve any items held in our branches. See fees and charges for cost.

eAudio & eBooks 

eAudiobooks & eBooks are available to borrow for free via a service called BorrowBox. Borrowbox offers several accessibility options:

  • Dyslexic users - there is a special font on the eBooks reader that makes text more readable for dyslexic users
  • Adjustable player speed - BorrowBox allows users to play an eAudiobook at their own pace
  • Visually impaired users - The app is optimised to work with Apple's VoiceOver funtionality

Find out more about BorrowBox