The following magazine subscriptions are available directly from Talking Books through the National Library Service. Magazines are checked out to users and must be returned by the end of the loan period.
Weekly: 3 week loan period
Monthly / Bimonthly / Quarterly: 7 week loan period
All of these magazines are also available for download from BARD and BARD Mobile.
To subscribe to either of these magazines, please fill out our audio magazine request form and return it to us, or contact us with your preferences at 800-452-0292 or email@example.com.
AARP - The Magazine
These two magazines are bundled and come together. Published by the American Association of Retired People, AARP - The Magazine and AARP Bulletin contain news and short articles with a focus on seniors.
Articles for the general reader about the full spectrum of the history of North America.
Featuring Native American art and culture, this award-winning quarterly magazine engages its readers with diverse articles about the fascinating and often overlooked histories of American Indian nations and the contemporary challenges facing Native peoples across the Western Hemisphere.
Analog Science Fiction and Science Fact
Short stories, novelettes, and features with science-fiction themes.
Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction
Short stories, novelettes, and features with science-fiction themes.
The Atlantic Monthly
Articles on politics and current issues; fiction by contemporary American writers.
Appreciation, understanding, and preservation of the natural world, particularly birds and wildlife and their habitats.
Baseball Digest keeps subscribers up-to-date with current action while infusing the rich history of the game in each issue.
Articles on cooking, entertainment, and travel; recipes from well-known restaurants.
Summaries of hundreds of opinions from every major newspaper and magazine for a comprehensive look at 50 new fiction, nonfiction, and children's books, all designed to give the reader the information needed to make the best reading choices… Also present[s] in-depth profiles on classic as well as contemporary authors, discussing their lives and major (and not so major) works.
In-depth articles that rate consumer products tested for quality, durability, and safety. Also features general-interest topics such as health and money management.
Consumer Reports: On Health
Get expert reviews and ratings for health, fitness, and food products from Consumer Reports, and read the latest on drugs, hospital safety, and more.
Contemporary Sound Track: A Review of Pop, Jazz, Rock, and Country
A sampler of articles from national magazines on jazz, rock, country, and pop music.
Find quick and healthy recipes, nutrition tips, entertaining menus, and fitness guides to help you make smart choices for a healthy lifestyle from Cooking Light magazine.
Cricket: The Realm of Imagination
Stories, poems, and articles by internationally known authors. Also includes songs, jokes, and crafts. For ages 9–14. Packaged with National Geographic Kids.
Diabetes Forecast: The Healthy Living Magazine
Articles on health care, nutrition, and research findings. Published by the American Diabetes Association.
Discover Magazine: Science, Technology, and the Future
Articles on ecology, natural history, science, and technology. Features news on breakthroughs in science, technology, and medicine. Includes book reviews, brain bogglers (puzzles), and awards for technological innovations.
Dogster is the longest-running print publication for dog lovers, known for its love, care, humor and knowledge of all-things canine.
Authoritative weekly newspaper focusing on international politics and business news and opinion.
Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine: World's Leading Mystery Magazine
Mystery stories by established authors in the field and by new, previously unpublished writers.
Lifestyle, beauty, and fashion magazine for African-American women.
Fiyah Literary Magazine
FIYAH is a quarterly speculative fiction magazine that features stories by and about Black people of the African Diaspora.
Analysis of issues by statesmen, diplomats, and scholars and trends in international politics, law, and economics.
France-Amérique: Le Journal Français des États-Unis
In French. French news analysis, trends, interviews, book and film reviews, travel, advice, and resources to perfect French language skills; information on the French American community.
The worldwide authority on how to play, what to play, and where to play golf.
Articles on family and home management with features on food and decorating.
Guideposts is the inspirational magazine that will move and inspire you with personal, heartwarming stories and faith-affirming articles that show anything is possible with hope, faith and prayer.
Harvard Women's Health Watch
Offers timely information in the new age of women's health and medicine. Includes new prevention strategies, new diagnostic techniques, new medications, and treatments.
Health and Nutrition Newsletters
Selections on medical conditions of special interest to older adults, nutritional information, and ways to maintain good health from Johns Hopkins Medicine: Health after Fifty; Mayo Clinic Health Letter: Tools for Healthier Lives; and Nutrition Action Health letter.
Horticulture: The Art and Science of Smart Gardening
Gardening trends, products, and projects for amateur gardeners.
Stories, poems, cartoons, puzzles, games, recipes, and crafts for kids ages three–five, who are learning to read independently.
International Living Magazine
First issue: April 2023
International Living Magazine aims at providing a scope and depth of information about global travel, living, retiring, investing, and real estate.
Jack and Jill
award-winning magazine for children ages six to twelve. It promotes the
education and creative growth of children through interactive activities and
Created in 1951, JET has always been the trusted source for news, information and entertainment for Black culture both young and old.
Kiplinger's Retirement Report
Practical strategies to help grow retirement savings, how to make money last during retirement, maximization of Social Security and Medicare benefits, and other retirement-related topics.
Magazine of the Month
Special NLS program designed to provide a limited substitute for newsstand browsing. Readers are sent a different magazine each month.
As the leading voice of the maker movement, Make: publishes projects, skill-building tutorials, in-depth reviews and inspirational stories, accessible by all ages and skill ranges.
Muse Magazine for Kids
Muse magazine is the science and arts magazine for kids that’s spot on with the facts, but off-kilter with the jokes; for grades 5–9.
The Musical Mainstream
Selected articles from national magazines about classical music, music criticism, and music teaching; lists new NLS music acquisitions.
Covers foreign affairs, local and national politics, education, and law. Reviews films, theater, books, and the arts.
Articles on world geography and cultures, plant and animal life, space exploration, and ancient history.
National Geographic Kids
Articles for children about people, places, customs, animals, and plants. Packaged with Cricket.
Presents a conservative viewpoint on business, politics, economics, education, and other subjects.
The New Yorker
Each audio edition will feature selected material from the print edition, chosen and recorded by Audible, Inc.
The New York Times Book Review
Literary articles and book reviews from the Sunday New York Times.
Outdoor Life: The Source for Hunting and Fishing Adventure
Adventures and experiences in hunting and fishing, information on conservation and game laws, reports on sporting equipment and techniques.
Celebrity news and interviews.
Products, trends, and practical applications of science and technology.
Prevention is the ultimate live-better handbook. It’s the trusted go-to guide to feeling your best, head to toe, inside and out through trustworthy expert advice, fresh ideas, and health secrets.
An American-interest psychology magazine. A variety of psychological perspectives and approaches are represented in the magazine's analyses.
QST: Devoted Entirely to Amateur Radio
Contains project-building ideas and news on all aspects of ham radio. Official publication of the American Radio Relay League.
Quarterly Music Magazine
Special NLS program designed to provide a limited substitute for newsstand browsing. Readers are sent a different music magazine each quarter. Covers a variety of aspects and types of music, such as opera, jazz, and country, and instruments such as guitar and keyboard.
Inspiring stories, hilarious jokes, and surprising advice on health, weight loss & more.
American popular culture in the arts and entertainment industry. Provides record, video, audiovisual, and computer hardware reviews.
Scientific American covers the most important and exciting research, ideas and knowledge in science, health, technology, the environment and society. It is committed to sharing trustworthy knowledge, enhancing our understanding of the world, and advancing social justice.
Selecciones del Reader’s Digest
Spanish-language version of Reader’s Digest.
Science, natural history, art, archaeology, history, and ecology. Also includes events at the Smithsonian Institution.
Sound + Vision: Quality Entertainment. Everywhere
Reports on new sound equipment and record reviews, with emphasis on popular music.
Recipes, guides to local travel, decorating ideas and inspiration, and gardening tips tailored specifically to the region's climate.
Spider: The Magazine for Children
Stories, poems, jokes, and crafts for beginning readers ages 6–9.
International sports news and articles with emphasis on American spectator sports. Features on sports personalities, sports events, and outdoor activities.
Sports Illustrated Kids
Sports news and articles for ages 8–13. Features sports personalities, events, and sports cards; youths who are excelling in sports; regular column by youths discussing a controversial sports-related issue.
The Sun Magazine
In each issue of The Sun you’ll find some of the most radically intimate and socially conscious writing being published today. Each monthly issue celebrates life, but not in a way that ignores its complexity. The personal essays, short stories, interviews, poetry, and photographs that appear in The Sun’s pages explore the challenges we face and the moments when we rise to meet them.
Travel + Leisure
Articles on vacation sites and tour destinations with tips on food and photography.
True West: Preserving the American West
Nonfiction articles about the Old West written by historians and western buffs.
Spanish magazine covering current fashion, news and beauty tips, national and international celebrities, the intimacies of royalty, as well as entertainment, cooking, decoration, art and culture.
Born in Brooklyn, New York, in 2001, Wax Poetics was created by a group of writers and record diggers to tell the stories behind beatdigging culture. To help contextualize what people were listening to, by looking back at where the music came from and the stories behind it. It quickly grew into one of the most iconic and influential music magazines in the world.
The Week: The Best of the U. S. and International Media
News and commentary on world events.
Wired is an American magazine that reports on how emerging technologies affect culture, the economy, and politics.
The Writer: Advice and Inspiration for Today's Writer
New and established writers discuss their craft and work experiences. Regular columns feature trade news, contest information, and names and addresses of manuscript markets.
Offers an insider’s perspective on the region’s people, traditions, and lifestyle with special focus on its unique travel destinations, history, and culinary delights.
Yoga Journal is your source for yoga pose instruction, sequences, free video classes, guided meditations, and information on the yogic lifestyle.