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About BARD

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.


Read with NLS BARD using these Dolphin products:


for v1.17 and later

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More about GuideConnect


for Windows

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More about EasyReader