Bookshare is a free online library of over 1 million titles designed for people with dyslexia, blindness, low vision, retinitis pigmentosa, cerebral palsy, and other reading barriers. Learners can customize their experience to suit their learning style and find virtually any book they need with ebooks in audio, audio + highlighted text, braille, large font, and other formats. Titles can be downloaded to almost any device, including smartphones, tablets, Chromebooks, computers, and assistive technology devices. The library’s collection is curated into categories such as: Lexile level, NY Times bestsellers, Upskill books for professionals, newspapers, magazines, and Libros en Español.
Access to the site is free for U.S. schools that support students with qualifying disabilities: K-12 public and private schools, colleges and universities, trade schools, Perkins School for the Blind, National Library Service patrons, Learning Ally (Formerly RFB&D) members, and Hadley School for the Blind. Qualified U.S. students can also sign up for free Individual Memberships. Proof of disability is required, in the form of an IEP or form filled out by a qualified professional.