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Read all about it! RNIB launches new online library for people with sight loss in South West

The Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) has launched a new online library offering people with sight loss in South West instant access to thousands of free books in formats they can read.

RNIB’s new platform already has more than 26,000 titles making it the UK's largest online library of Talking Books – the world’s first audiobooks, which were originally created by the...

People in Plymouth shun Kindles in favour of paperbacks

It stands to reason in the digital age that people would prefer to read on a Kindle, smartphone or tablet when on holiday, saving space in their suitcase and taking advantage of cut-price deals on books.

But a survey undertaken by RNIB (Royal National Institute of Blind People) has revealed that almost half (47 per cent) of Plymouth residents prefer to stick to the old-fashioned way,...