Access Bookshare Around the World

South Asian woman and man reading ebook on tablet

Do you want to acquire skills to gain employment? Are you trying to pursue your education at school or university? Do you wish you could enjoy the same bestselling novels your friends are reading?

With Bookshare, people with reading barriers can pursue their dreams. You will get access to the largest collection of ebooks in customizable formats, including books in 34 languages. You can also customize your reading experience to your specific learning style.

Read Your Way                            

Customize your reading experience with ebooks in audio, braille, and additional formats

  • Listen to books with high quality audio
  • See text and follow along with word-level highlighting
  • Adjust reading speed, font, and color
  • Enlarge font size
  • Read in braille
  • Read on device of your choice: smartphones, tablets, computers, MP3 players, and assistive technology devices

Unlimited Access

People with qualified disabilities can join and enjoy unlimited access to the Bookshare library. Members can access multiple books at a time and do not need to return books before accessing new titles.

Free and Low Cost Reading

Fees are based upon World Bank income designations by country, with reduced or free pricing for developing countries. See what it costs in your country.  

Who Qualifies?

Bookshare is the must-have reading tool for people with dyslexia, learning disabilities, blindness, low vision, retinitis pigmentosa, cerebral palsy, and other reading barriers. To use Bookshare, students must have a qualifying disability. Learn about qualifications.

Gerardo Corripio

A Mexican University's First Blind Student

Gerardo Corripio is the first blind student to attend Instituto de Estudios Superiores de Tamaulipas (IEST) in Mexico. With the help of others and tools like Bookshare, Gerardo has created opportunities for himself and the blind community in Latin America. Read Gerardo’s story