Large Print Books for Visually Impaired Readers

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Do you have a visual disability that prevents you from reading books?

Bookshare can help.

Bookshare is an online library of large print books for readers with low vision or other visual impairments.

With a Bookshare membership, you can:

  • Download and read over 1,000,000 large print books.
  • Read on a wide variety of devices such as computers, tablets, smartphones, MP3 players, assistive technology devices, and more.
  • Get unlimited access to bestsellers, popular books, school books, children’s books, career books, and more.

Membership is free for qualified U.S. students. You must have a qualifying disability to join Bookshare.

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.

Bookshare is an initiative of Benetech, a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit, nonpartisan organization.