Official State of Rhode Island website
BARD (Braille and Audio Reading Download) is a national service provided by the National Library Service for the Blind and Print Disabled (NLS). The service is administered locally by Talking Books Library. Through BARD, Talking Books Library members may download books to play on their NLS digital machines and other authorized machines. Currently BARD offers thousands of titles.
You must be a Talking Books Library member in order to have a BARD account.
Application for BARD Service (follow link for Individuals or Institutions)
BARD Express will make browsing BARD audio materials, downloading titles, and transferring them to a cartridge or USB drive much easier for many patrons using a windows PC. Login to BARD with your current user ID and password and go to "Additional Links" then select "BARD Express".
BARD Express Tutorial
Learn about Players for Digital Talking Books