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June 1, 2023: NNELS launches its first-ever Artificial Intelligence (AI) Narrated Audiobook

The National Network for Equitable Library Service (NNELS) is proud to announce its first-ever Artificial Intelligence (AI) narrated audiobook, The Princess Bride: S. Morgenstern's Classic Tale of True Love and High Adventure, The "Good Parts" by William Goldman. Learn more about this exciting news here!

Accessible COVID-19 Information

(Updated monthly) 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 the Covid-19 information page here!

Accessible COVID-19 Rapid Testing Instructions

The National Network for Equitable Library Service (NNELS) is pleased to offer accessible COVID-19 Rapid Testing Instructions for blind and low vision individuals in alternative formats. Learn more about the Rapid testing instructions here!

The 2023 Canada Reads Shortlist

CBC Canada Reads have announced their short list, and it is rich with an intriguing variety of books! This year's theme is: “One Book to Connect Us.” Learn more about the shortlist here!

Looking for a book?

Fulfilling reader requests for books in alternate formats is an important part of what NNELS does.

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.

  • As the heir to a successful business empire in Uganda, Mansoor Visram had everything a man could want: money, power, influence, a beautiful wife, and a baby son. But when Idi Amin...
  • In an alternative 1980s London, Britain has lost the Falklands War, Margaret Thatcher battles Tony Benn for power, and Alan Turing achieves a breakthrough in artificial...
  • Shy and unsure of herself, Leila discovers all the things that make her special with the loving help of her Naani.

Canada Reads 2022

  • It is 1618 in the German duchy of Württemberg. Plague is spreading, the Thirty Years’ War has begun, and fear...
  • It's 1956, and six-year-old Eddie Toma lives with his mother, Grace, and his little brother, Lewis, near the Salmon...
  • NEW YORK TIMES EDITORS' CHOICE -GOOD MORNING AMERICA BUZZ PICK -From the bestselling author of Mexican Gothic comes...