BARD is a free library service for residents of the United States and to American citizens abroad who are unable to read or use standard printed material because of visual or physical disabilities. Provided by the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NLS), Library of Congress, BARD offers audio books for download.

Choose GuideReader Pod to browse and read 1000s of NLS BARD audio books using only a remote!

  • Unlike other reading solutions, with GuideReader Pod you can browse and read from the NLS BARD collection with the convenience of an easy to use remote control 
  • Choose bestsellers or old favourites, all in human-narrated DAISY format
  • Simple step-by-step options allow you to: browse recently added and popular titles; or search for specific titles, authors, narrators, subjects, annotations or the NLS five-digit item number
  • Sit back and relax in a comfy chair with GuideReader Pod connected to your TV