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COVID-19 update – our library is open and fully operational

18th January 2021

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We’re here for you.

We’re proud to say that Living Paintings library service for blind and partially sighted people of all ages is open and fully operational. We are continuing to send out our Touch to See books and resources to library members all over the UK.

We are sending much needed books and educational resources to children at home and in-school. and we are delivering boxing of joy and discovery to adults – many of who are living in isolation.

 

Alison holding and shelving books in the library

Not a member – join today for free!

If you would like to join our free postal library, borrow our Touch to See books and resources, we’re at the end the phone for YOU.

Please get in touch – we’d love to hear from you.

Please call 01635 299771, email library@livingpaintings.org or sign up on our website.

 

 

Richie sitting at a table painting a tactile picture of Zog

New books for blind children with the help of our famous friends!

Not only is our library fully operational, we are making new books and resources to add to the library.

Our production room has been very busy, with 4 new Touch See picture books added to the library just before Christmas and new books about the environment, oceans, mental health and well-being for little ones and the Stone Age coming soon.

Our team of postal painters have been busy at home painting the feely pictures. And our famous friends – including Blue Peter’s Richie Driss, comedian Sarah Millican and Martin Clunes – have been lending their voices to the audio guides.

 

 

New books published in lockdown

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