C-Pens now available in Westmeath Libraries

Westmeath Libraries are delighted to announce that C-Pens are now available to use in the library.

The C-Pen is a wonderful tool for anyone learning English, or for people with reading difficulties such as dyslexia. It can also be of benefit to people with vision problems, as this portable device reads text out aloud to help with independent reading. The in-built dictionary puts the power of the Collins & Oxford Dictionary in your hands.

Parents and teachers of dyslexics may also be interested in our upcoming series of talks “Bridge the Gap” with Mary Moran of dcode dyslexia. Mary’s passion lies in giving struggling readers the lifelong gift of literacy, so we are looking forward to this series of talks in the library.

Talks aimed at parents & carers are:

Talks aimed at teachers are

These projects were funded by the Dormant Accounts Fund 2022, and are part of our programmes supporting the diverse communities of Westmeath.