Bag Books are multi-sensory books that offer accessible stories for those who cannot benefit from mainstream books.They are told interactively, through actions and emotions rather than words and pictures, so they are perfect for anyone with severe learning difficulties (SLD), profound and multiple learning difficulties (PMLD) and those on the autistic spectrum.
They also work well with children who have language delay and younger mainstream children with visual impairment. Bag books are available to borrow from all libraries. For more information please download our Bag Books Leaflet
See our list of Bag Books currently available in Bexley.
Books for Visually Impaired Children
All Bexley libraries have tactile board books and talking books on CD.
Central Bexleyheath Library also has a small collection of ClearVision picture books in Braille and CustomEyes books with font size of 18pt or more.
Activities which can be enjoyed by visually impaired children aged 0-4
All Bexley libraries have a weekly Toddlertime session for 0-3 year olds.
These sessions consist of rhymes and songs and are very interactive.
Details can be found on the Regular Events for Children page.