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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

  • In honor of Veterans Day, the Library of Congress presents a symposium on veterans’ writing and the use of poetry and prose in coping with the experiences of war. Also of interest: World War I Personal Narratives lists memoirs, fiction, and poetry in the NLS collection by those living through the first global conflict, which ended one hundred years ago.
  • Looking for a first job or making a career change? Our new Employment minibibliography provides helpful resources.