Make A Noise In Libraries Fortnight
Make A Noise In Libraries fortnight is an annual campaign to highlight the services available in libraries for blind and partially sighted people, to try to improve their access to books and information.
•We have a large range of books in large print and audio. All our libraries stock books in these formats and our free request service brings your choice to your library.
•We have a wide range of free Online services to access from home, including free talking books, language courses and magazines to download.
•Readers Groups meet throughout the District to chat about reading and audio books. Book titles are provided. Contact us if you would like to find out about the support we offer VIP groups.
•If you find it difficult to visit your local library, we can bring the library service to your home through our Home Library service. Our Mobile Library has regular stops throughout the District too.
•Our Liberate Plus card is for library users who are registered blind or with a severe disablement. It allows you to borrow all CDs and most DVDs for free!
•All our computers have Microsoft accessibility options such as screen magnifier as standard and Dolphin SuperNova software with large letter keyboard and trackball mouse is available at Wakefield Library.
• There is a high visibility screen option on all our self-service kiosks
On Thursday 12 June we are celebrating MANIL with a special event for anyone with a visual impairement who would like to find out how to begin researching their family history. How to Begin your Family History will take place at Wakefield Library and Museum on Thursday 12 June, 12.30 – 1pm