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The 2021 Governor General’s Literary Award Winners

ongratulations to this year's Governor General’s Literary Award Winners! From the hundreds of submissions come fourteen outstanding books in seven categories and both official languages. Learn more here!

Accessible Covid-19 Information

(Updated every Monday) Everyone should have access to current Covid-19 information. NNELS has produced accessible versions of key charts and graphs, and has compiled links to resources to accessible information that are updated regularly. Check it out here!

NNELS Wins ABC International Excellence Awards for Initiative 2021

NNELS is proud to announce that we have been awarded the 2021 Accessible Books Consortium (ABC) International Excellence Award in the initiative category. Learn more here!

Looking for a Book?

Fulfilling reader requests for books in alternate formats is an important part of what we do! If you live in a NNELS territory or province, you can make requests anytime: log in, search for a book, and you'll find the request form on every page of search results.

Books in accessible formats for Canadians with print disabilities: produced by request, delivered by public libraries, and available across the country.

To get started, please search for your library, contact your nearest librarian, or drop us a line.

First Nations Communities Read 2021

  • A colourful children's book written in a rhyming combination of English and Ojibwe. It's a Mitig! guides young...
  • "Michelle Porter's Approaching Fireis an incredible book - searching, finding and sharing the story of her...
  • This fictional coming-of-age story traces a young girl’s reluctant journey by canoe through the ancestral lands...