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Large Print and Talking Books

Large Print

We have a good selection of items in large print including recently published fiction and interesting non-fiction titles.

Talking Books

Talking books are available on both cassette and compact disc and the majority of the recordings are complete and unabridged. We have a good selection of titles including popular fiction and classics, humour, poetry, plays, biographies, travel and religion.

Loan Charges for Talking Books

Up to 8 items may be borrowed at any one time. The charges are as follows :-

80p per item
45p concessions

There are no charges for any of the following : -

Senior citizens
Children and young people under 18
Visually impaired or print disabled

New! Playaways

Playaway - the first pre-loaded digital audiobook. Portable, lightweight, compact and easy to use - simply plug in the earphones and press play!

Circulating Collections

There are circulating collections of both large print books and talking books throughout Birmingham Libraries. This ensures that every 6 months there will be plenty of new titles for you to choose from.

Central Lending Library
Central Lending Library Video/DVD Collection
Healthy Living
Areas of Special Interest