BARD = Braille and Audio Reading Download

Access to the BARD website is restricted to eligible readers. You must first be a patron of GLS.

If you’re not, review the eligibility requirements and submit an application to GLS.

Download BARD BooksUsing BARD Mobile Apps
On your computer, you can find BARD books through the GLS catalog or the NLS catalog. **See download BARD books using a computer. NOTE: BARD books can’t be played on a computer, you can download them to a flash drive or cartridge.Using the BARD mobile app, you can download books directly to your smartphone or tablet. The Kindle Fire 2nd generation and up can also use the app.
BARD Mobile app link for Android users
BARD Mobile app link for iOS users

Georgia Download Destination, along with your library or e-card, enables you to download ebooks, audio books and magazines to your computer and mobile devices through OverDrive’s Libby app. Download Libby from your app store.

Then follow these quick and easy instructions on how to find your library.

Funding for this service provided in part by the Houston County Friends of the Library.

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Browse different categories of books such as children’s, fiction, non-fiction and many more. EBSCOhost has a large non-fiction section with a strong emphasis on technology.

Click HERE for the Frequently Asked Questions page on how to download the ebooks.

Use your PINES library card number and PIN to access GALILEO. To download books you may be prompted to create an account with EBSCOhost.

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Download ebooks in PDF format for tests preparation for such test as the ACT, SAT, GED, ASVAB, Firefighter, Police Officer, Paramedic, U.S. Citizenship, Postal Worker, Cosmetology, Commercial Drivers License, Dental Assistant, Nursing School Entrance, as well as books on job searching, resume building and interviewing to name a few.