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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!

Governor General's Literary Awards Winners 2020

(June 1, 2021) Congratulations 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. Read more about the winners here! See the full collection here!

The Centaur's Wife marks a milestone in accessible publishing in Canada

(January 28, 2021)The Centaur's Wife will be released by Random House Canada on February 16 in standard print and audio, simultaneously with accessible audio, e-text and braille. Read more about this project, and NNELS involvement, 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.

  • Learn about rivers and the plants and animals that depend on them. Explore how vital rivers are to our ways of life, and how we can protect them.
  • Targeted from the outset by rival classmates for her color, poverty, and gender, Rin discovers she possesses a lethal, unearthly power--an aptitude for the nearly-mythical art of...
  • Native leaders, immigrant farm families, Alberta oil barons, and political reformers all have prominent roles in this live and comprehensive history of the prairie west. Drawing...

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