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BARD & BARD Mobile


Tired of waiting for a popular book?  Planning a trip and wanting to take some good reading with you?  We have your solution: BARD (Braille and Audio Reading Download)!

BARD gives users FREE access to download any NLS book or magazine they want, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  No more wait lists; no more due dates; no more mailing.  And there are no limits: you can download as many books as you want, and so can every other BARD user. For FREE!

Books can be downloaded a couple of different ways:

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BARD
  • Books and magazines are downloaded from the BARD website, or using the BARD Express desktop application.
  • Downloads are loaded onto a flash drive or blank cartridge, and can either be played on our digital player or a registered purchased player.
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BARD Mobile
  • Download books and magazines right to a mobile device for portable, instant, easy listening.
  • App is compatible with iOS, Android, and Kindle smartphones or tablets.
  • You can download the free BARD Mobile app from the Apple App Store, the Google Play Store, or the Amazon Appstore (device must be running iOS 4.3.3 or Android 4.1 or higher).


Use the following links to create a BARD account or access the BARD website login page.

CLICK HERE TO CREATE A BARD ACCOUNT
CLICK HERE TO LOG INTO BARD
 
NOTE: you must first be a registered user of Talking Books before creating a BARD account.  If you are not signed up yet, click here for our Registration page.
 

BARD Help

Click this link to visit our BARD help page to find download instructions, answers to frequently asked questions, and information about user requirements and where to purchase accessories for use with BARD.

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