From Classrooms to Couches
Whether school takes place in the classroom, online, or a combination of the two, empower your students to learn independently with Bookshare. Our specialized ebooks make it easier for struggling readers to learn on their own and for teachers and parents to assign the books students need safely and remotely.
We’re Here to Help You
Join for free in the U.S.
Bookshare is 100% free for U.S. schools and students with qualifying reading barriers like dyslexia, blindness, and cerebral palsy through an award from the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP), U.S. Department of Education.
Join around the world
Bookshare is available around the world, and we are expanding in different parts of the globe such as Europe and the Asia Pacific regions to ensure that no one is left behind.
Make reading easier
Bookshare makes reading easier with ebooks in audio, audio + highlighted text, braille, and large font. Students can customize their reading experience to suit their individual learning style.
Find virtually any book
Members use Bookshare with their Learning Management System
Helping you and your students is our mission
Bookshare is an initiative of Benetech, a nonprofit that empowers communities with software for social good. We’re committed to creating more equal learning opportunities for students who struggle with reading and are funded by the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP), U.S. Department of Education.
Whether it’s our own support department or from other teachers in the Bookshare community, you’ll get the help you need:
To qualify for Bookshare, students must have a qualifying reading barrier. Learn about who qualifies.
Bookshare is an initiative of Benetech, a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit, nonpartisan organization.