November 4, 2015

BARD Mobile app for iOS Devices, Version 1.1

The BARD Mobile app for iOS devices, version 1.1, is now available at the App Store. This updated version of the app includes the following features:

·         Built-in sleep timer
·         New setting that keeps device from sleeping while download is in progress
·         Add to wish list directly from details screen
·         Enhanced braille search function
·         Improved VoiceOver hints and labels
·         New braille shortcut key
·         Improved Magic Tap response
·         Works with iOS 9

The BARD Mobile app enables NLS patrons to download audio and braille books, magazines, and music scores directly to their iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, provided they have a BARD account. A refreshable braille display is required to read downloaded braille materials. The user guide is available in the Help section of the app and online in HTML format at:

October 29, 2015


The New Hampshire Talking Book Library will be closed for the following holidays:
November 11
November 26
November 27
December 25
January 1
Please call the library at least one week prior to a holiday if you would like to receive extra books to have on hand. 

Minibibliography of Veterans Benefits

NLS has produced a list of braille and audio books in our collection that address Veterans Benefits.

The first section of this minibibliography lists general guides that discuss the needs and challenges facing veterans and their families. The second section presents resource guides that provide specific information about programs. The third section covers the history of those programs.
This minibibliography may be found at:

August 31, 2015

NLS Music Section Blog

The National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped Music Section has a blog that will be of interest to any of our readers who sing or play an instrument and may need sheet music. The blog also includes interviews with various NLS staff members.
Check it out !!

July 1, 2015

Closing for the Holiday

The New Hampshire Talking Book Library will be closed Friday, July 3rd in observance of Independence Day. We will re-open on Monday, July 6th with regular hours.
Have a safe and fun holiday weekend!