BARD Apps for Android and iPhone

These free BARD Mobile apps allow readers with a BARD account to download audio and braille books to their iOS or Android devices.

Android New in June 2015!

The BARD Mobile application for Android devices, version 1.0, is available at the Google Play store. The BARD Mobile app enables NLS patrons to download audiobooks and audio magazines directly to Android devices running Android OS 4.1 or later.

A user guide is available online in HTML format, as well as from the bookshelf of the app. Help screens are also available from inside the app and may be accessed by activating the Context menu or the More Options button and selecting "Help."

Apple iOS

The BARD Mobile app for iOS external link, released in September 2013, is available through the Apple App Store. It allows users to download books to an iPhone or iPad.

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Last Updated: June 15, 2015