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NLS at the Library of Congress

National Library Service (NLS) is a free braille and talking book library service for people with temporary or permanent low vision, blindness, or a physical disability that prevents them from reading or holding the printed page. Through a national network of cooperating libraries, NLS circulates books and magazines in braille or audio formats, delivered by postage-free mail or instantly downloadable.

What's new at NLS

  • And the awards for Network Library of the Year go to… Colorado Talking Book Library in Denver and Talking Books at Taylor Community Library in Taylor, Michigan. Learn more about why and how they were honored!
  • Find the very latest additions to the NLS collection in the May–June issue of Talking Book Topics.
  • Step up to the plate and join the fun as the Library of Congress celebrates #BaseballAmericana.