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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

  • Happy Presidents’ Day! Celebrate with a biography of a President.
  • The Academy Awards are coming soon! Find books on your favorite stars in our minibibliography on Actors and Actresses.
  • The IRS offers tax forms in a variety of accessible formats including braille, ePub, HTML, PDF, large print, and text. Please visit IRS accessible tax products to learn more.