BARD (Braille and Audio Reading Download) is a free library service of downloadable braille and audio reading material provided by the National Library Service for the Blind and Print Disabled (NLS). BARD provides our patrons access to thousands of special-format books, magazines, and music scores. The site is password-protected. All files are downloadable as compressed audio or formatted ebraille files. BARD is a partnership between NLS and its network of cooperating libraries.
BARD Express provides patrons with an easy way to access BARD. Use BARD Express to browse thousands of audio books and magazines, download them to your Windows-based computer, and transfer them to a cartridge.