Centre for Equitable Library Access (CELA)

Download audio, DAISY Talking Books, Direct to Player downloads, eText, eBraille, Print Braille, and more. A national not-for-profit organization, CELA serves 90% of the estimated 3 million Canadians with print disabilities in partnership with member libraries and has users in every province and territory. Formats available include:

  • DAISY CDs: for DAISY players or MP3 compatible CD players
  • DAISY digital: stream or download through the CELA website
  • Braille: both contracted and uncontracted form
  • Printbraille: picture books with added braille
  • E-braille: download and use with electronic braille displays
  • Described movies: in both VHS and DVD
  • E-text: newspapers, magazines, and books downloaded from the CELA website
  • Bookshare: free membership to the Bookshare online digital library (requires an additional registration after registering for CELA)
  • English, French, other languages by ILL

Patrons can self-register on the CELA website at www.celalibrary.ca or by completing the online CELA Patron Registration Form with a staff member at your local library.  No medical forms are required. Patrons may assign a designate to register on their behalf. Home delivery or local branch delivery is available for DAISY CDs, braille, and described movies.