Ebook Library for Readers with Learning & Visual Disabilities

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Do you have a learning or visual disability that prevents you from reading printed text?

Are you looking for a library of accessible ebooks?

Bookshare can help.

Bookshare is an online library of ebooks for readers with learning or visual disabilities.

With a Bookshare membership you can:

  • Listen to words read aloud
  • Read in refreshable braille
  • Read on a wide variety of devices such as computers, tablets, smartphones, MP3 players, and assistive technology devices
  • Get unlimited access to popular books, children’s books, school books, and more
  • Request an ebook if it is not in the library

Bookshare is free for U.S. students with a qualifying disability.

Our Mission

We believe that access to information is a universal human right. Yet more than ninety percent of books and published materials cannot be read by people with disabilities. Our work is focused on making reading accessible to everyone around the world.