Welcome to RNIB Reading Services
Access our ever expanding world of books. Just the touch of a button will open up a whole world of reading at your fingertips.
Introducing RNIB Reading Services
Reading is important. If you're struggling to read because of your sight, RNIB Reading Services offers plenty of solutions to help, whatever your reading tastes and preferences.
Browse our growing collection of over 40,000 books to borrow, download and listen to on your smartphone, tablet, computer or other reading device. You can choose from a wide range of fiction and non-fiction titles for both children and adults, in DAISY audio and electronic braille.
We're continuously adding new content to our collection, and work closely with publishers to bring you the latest releases.
To start using RNIB Reading Services, please register for a free account here.
(If you want to receive braille or talking books in the post, please call our Helpline on 0303 123 9999.)
A confirmation email will then be sent to you. Please follow the link in the email, within 24 hours, to answer a few final questions, and complete your registration. (You can find full step-by-step instructions on our Getting Started page.)
“Sleep When I Sleep” audio app
Used on an Apple Watch, the "Sleep When I Sleep" audio app can pause any audio playing when you are asleep.
To find our more about the app, and how to download it, click on this “Sleep When I Sleep” link.
"Alexa, open RNIB talking books"
Did you know that you can now stream our talking book recordings instantly, through your Alexa device? (And Alexa will still remember your place in every book that she plays for you?)
To find out how to link your Reading Services account to our free Alexa skill, and start listening straight away, just visit our dedicated Alexa page.