Choosing books

RNIB is here to help you when it comes to your reading. We provide a range of books in accessible formats and have lots of ways to help you choose the right one.

You can order or enquire about books or magazines by contacting RNIB Helpline on 0303 123 9999 or email

Finding the right book

It's quick and easy to borrow or buy books from RNIB, and we have lots of resources to help you choose the right book for you!

Book catalogues

  • Library catalogue - to borrow braille, audio, music, large or giant print and Moon from RNIB Library
  • RNIB Overdrive - to browse our library of downloadable Talking Books, Talking Magazines and Podcasts

New Books magazine

New Books is your regular update of new titles available for loan and sale from RNIB. New Books is free and is available in DAISY CD, braille, print, by email and for download in Word format. If you are a library member, you will automatically receive New Books. You can also subscribe to New Books without being a member, please call 0303 123 9999 or email

Download the latest edition of New Books:

Read On magazine

Read On magazine has lots of articles with reading ideas. You can also subscribe to our Read On enewsletter for free, for regular monthly updates with all the latest reading news.

Book lists

We have put together a number of different book lists to help you choose the best book for you.

Authors you might like

Book lists

Braille - fiction

Book lists

Braille - non-fiction

Book lists

Giant Print

Book lists

Talking Books

Book lists

RNIB online shop

Shop online for a wide range of products that you need to remain independent. From talking scales to tactile labels, mobile phones to magnifiers, we can help you keep doing the things you love.

Online shop