We are a registered UK charity who have been working to widen access to literature for people of all ages since 1959. Our service caters to a vast range of disabilities which may provide a barrier to reading, such as glaucoma, anxiety, multiple sclerosis and dyslexia, for example.
We have over 10,000 fantastic titles for you to enjoy - from bestselling novels and autobiographies, to groundbreaking non-fiction and books to improve your wellbeing. There's something for everyone in the Listening Books collection!
Living with any illness or disability can be tough, but we're here to make sure that you always have the comfort and companionship of a good story at the push of a button.
When you take out a membership for yourself or a loved one, you will recieve access to a whole host of audio-related goodies, including:
Thanks to the kind support of charitable trusts and companies, we are able to offer free memberships to those who would find our fees (listed below) an obstacle to joining.
If this applies to you or the person on whose behalf you are applying, please click here or on the "Join Now" button below, and indicate that you would like a free membership in the "Choose Your Plan" section of our form.
Borrow 2 audiobooks at a time up to 10 a week, with instant access through the free Libby app or the Listening Books website.
Choose from 4,000+ MP3 CDs and get them delivered straight to your door, up to 4 audiobooks at a time. No need to pay for postage or late fees!
Access our entire collection and borrow audiobooks in all formats (stream/download and MP3 CD) for the ultimate listening experience.