Subscription Fees

Bookshare®'s membership pricing is based upon the World Bank designation of countries as being high-income, upper-middle income, lower-middle income or lower-income. All fees listed below are in U.S. Dollars (USD).

List of country income levels as determined by the World Bank.


Limited Time Offer – Free Membership for Certain Countries

To further our mission to promote global literacy, Bookshare is currently offering free annual memberships for residents of the following countries:

India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal, Myanmar, Bhutan, Kenya, Malawi, Tanzania, Ethiopia


High Income (no discount)

• $50 annual membership fee

Upper-Middle Income

• $35 annual membership fee

Low or Lower-Middle Income

• $24 annual membership fee