Angus Libraries mark Hi Viz Fortnight
Angus Alive Libaries are marking Hi Viz Fortnight from 7th to 20th June 2021, by inviting you to find out about their resources for people who are visually impaired, including a wide range of large print and audio books.
Library staff can show you how to use the Libby App, and app that helps you to download e-books and e-magazines, while allowing you to adjust for font size.
More than two million people in the UK are living with sight loss that is
severe enough to have a significant impact on their daily lives. Hi VIS fortnight (7th-20th June) seeks each year to promote the accessible library services and collections available to people with a vision or print impairment and to highlight how reading is something that can and does keep people connected, regardless of what or how we read.
‘It’s important to me, probably because I’m visually impaired especially; it’s something I can still do. Whereas there might be other hobbies that I’ve had to give up but I can still read. Well, I can still listen.’
"Assessing the Impact of Reading for Blind and Partially Sighted Adults", RNIB