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Author: Laura Deck, Bookshare Communications

Bookshare Summer Reading Challenge Starts June 22 – Are You Ready?

Summer is knocking on the door, and excitement is building for the Bookshare Summer Reading Challenge starting next Monday, June 22. Are you ready to turn it up and tell the world? It’s fun and easy to participate – just search for books, read them, and share your favorites with the Bookshare community.  You’ll help members like you discover new books and get lots of praise and kudos from other readers. If you don’t already have a list of books to brighten your summer, check out the staff picks. Each week of the challenge features a theme and suggested titles…

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Bookshare is an Eye-Opener for New Canadian Members

Canadians with print disabilities are reading like never before through a partnership between the Centre for Equitable Library Access (CELA) and Bookshare, the world’s largest accessible online library. Canadians with visual, physical and learning disabilities can sign up for free Bookshare memberships and access over 345,000 titles! So how do Canadian members like Bookshare? Let’s check in with three new members. Vashti Persaud became a Bookshare member in March and is already amazed. “I’ve just started to download, but it’s been amazing! Ocular fatigue is a big issue for me. Ordinarily, I spend ten minutes in front of a computer…

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