Luisterpunt (Listening point library)

Product Type: 
Device modifier
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Product Description: 

Luisterpunt (Listening point library) is a Flemish library for audiobooks and braille books. It is a public library delivering books to blind persons, visually impaired elderly persons, persons who are bedridden or have MS or a disorder of muscles or joints, children with dyslexia and all contact persons.

Main Features: 

  • Books are available in two special formats: Daisy audiobooks and braille books.
  • The collection contains almost 24,000 Daisy books (audiobooks) and 12,000 braille books. The online catalog: .
  • Works as a mailing library: 
    • This means the books are dispatched in an adapted package to the reader's home. 
    • The reader need only to return the Daisy books in the same package. Franking is not necessary.
    • The loan period is 4 weeks.
  • Braille Books are printed on-demand and do not have to be returned. 
  • The reader can also download or stream audiobooks online without the need to return them.
  • Schools, homes for elderly people, public libraries and other institutions can also become members.
  • For the moment 85% of all Flemish public libraries in Flanders and Brussels have a Daisy collection and a Daisy player.

Primary Specifications: 

  •  Membership is for those ONLY who cannot read or use an ordinary book (anymore) because of a certain reading restriction. Luisterpunt maintains this personal data in a database and manages it in accordance with privacy legislation. Any changes in a member's ability changes the membership.

Options & Accessories: 

Accessories include but not limited to:

  • Two free designs of cover sheets for the Plextalk table model: one with only the basic buttons, and one with slightly more functionalities that simplify the use of the machines.

More Information: 

See Manufacturer’s website.