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An Update on NNELS’ Services During COVID-19 (April 2, 2020)

With the impact of COVID-19, the reading needs of people are high, and NNELS is committed to our mission of providing reading opportunities for people with print disabilities during this difficult time. We are also taking applications for volunteer audiobook narrators, and have created a page of accessible information and resources on COVID-19.
Read all about our services during COVID-19.

Plus de nouveaux ajouts à la collection Braille distribuée - en français! / More New Additions to Distributed Braille Collection - en français! (March 12, 2020)

Les deux prochains livres qui seront publiés dans le cadre du projet '' Braille for New Publications '' du Réseau national de services équitables de bibliothèque (RNSEB) sont des œuvres uniques et passionnantes publiées par Bouton d’or Acadie. En savoir plus sur les livres et le projet ici!

The next two books to be released as a part of the National Network for Equitable Library Service’s Braille for New Publications Project are exciting, unique works published by Bouton d’or Acadie. Learn more about the books and project here!

A New Simultaneous Publication Added to the National Network for Equitable Library Service's Braille Collection (March 2, 2020)

NNELS is excited to announce the release of Violet Shrink! This children's book, published by Groundwood Books, is a brand new publication, and is available from NNELS in hardcopy and e-braille! Read more about the release of Violet Shrink, or check it out in the repository!


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.

How do *YOU* Read?

The “How do YOU Read?” survey is now closed, and we would like to say a huge thanks to everyone who took the time to share our tweets and emails, and helped spread the word!

We received hundreds of submissions, and are so excited to look at everyone’s responses.

If you would like to be notified when we release our report (in accessible formats), please sign up for the NNELS mailing list.

  • "Linnet eagerly plunges into the Kentucky wilderness, leaving behind the remnants of her life in London. On the frontier trail, a savage Indian attack wipes out her fellow...
  • Published some two decades ago, Elizabeth Comack's Women in Trouble explored the connections between the women's abuse histories and their law violations as well as their...
  • "In an unflinching look at love, sex, and fertility, and inspired by real stories of mothers during the Canadian birth-control movement of the early twentieth century, one of...

First Nation Communities Read 2019