We love Bookshare members – and the teachers, parents, and other caring individuals who support our members. We celebrate the success of every person who overcomes reading barriers with the help of the Bookshare library and assistive technology. Good news is always worth sharing, and we hope these tweets make you smile, inspire you to find your next book, or tell a friend about Bookshare.
Bookshare Blog Posts
Come join the monthly Bookshare Book Club discussion on Zoom for adults. June’s book is “The Midnight Library.” Thanks to all of the enthusiastic bookworms who have been participating in the Bookshare Book Club. Newcomers and veterans alike are welcome to join the conversation and the community.
The Bookshare community is invited to join the fun and dive into a summer of reading. Browse the special reading lists and help us reach the goal of reading 200,000 books together.
Dr. Katherine Schneider, Benetech Board Member, offers congratulations and some advice to graduates with disabilities who achieved remarkable success during a turbulent year with many unexpected challenges. Plus a bonus for job seekers: explore Bookshare’s extensive collection of career resources.
Summer is knocking on the door, so that means it’s time to get ready for a summer of reading! You are invited to #CatchUpTogether with Bookshare’s Summer Read-a-thon. Readers of all ages have the opportunity to catch up on the books they want to read, find new books in curated summer reading lists, stay connected with the Bookshare community, and keep students reading-ready in the fall.
Come join the monthly Bookshare Book Club discussions on Zoom for teens and adults. May’s book for teens is “The Inheritance Games” and adults will discuss “The Souvenir Museum.” Everyone is welcome!
Watch the replay of the Bridging the Reading Gap webinar and learn about free, accessible ebooks for students with reading barriers.
These three tips help students with learning differences benefit from accommodations and online resources that accelerate learning during the “great catch up.”
In this guest blog, Justin Smith, Bookshare member and disability rights advocate, discusses the critical role technology plays in his life. Justin has cerebral palsy, and Bookshare gives him the freedom and independence to experience the joy of reading. Justin comments on books that transport him and the ways technology assists him with reading, communication, and mobility.
Come join the monthly Bookshare Book Club discussions on Zoom for teens and adults. April’s book for teens is “The Cruel Prince” and adults will discuss “The Lost Apothecary.” Everyone is welcome!