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Bookshare Now Available for Smart Speakers

The Bookshare ebook library can now be accessed through Alexa-enabled smart speakers and devices “to enjoy the world’s largest ebook library for people with reading barriers.” Users can use voice-enabled tools to open Bookshare Reader and begin reading a book. Those using the Reader can link to their library account, list books on the Alexa Reading List, listen to books read aloud, stop reading, save their reading spot, and adjust reading speed. Bookshare membership is available for $50 per year or, if you are a student, for free. To learn more about Bookshare and the Bookshare Reader, including a step-by-step guide on how to listen to books on Alexa-enabled smart speakers and devices, go to Bookshare Reader for Smart Speaker.