Digital libraries facilitate reading for the visually impaired

(18 May 2016) Shandong province has set up China’s first public electronic reading libraries for the visually impaired, according to on May 11.

The library, supported by the public welfare lottery, will appear in 59 public service centers across the whole province, including 17 special educational schools to enable more people to receive education from books.

The program, entitled “Home of Light”, has each service center equipped with more than 30 advanced accessible electronic devices including computers for visually impaired people, intelligent reading machines and audiobooks in addition to traditional books. has the full story.