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Mobile Apps from the Library of Congress

Mobile apps from the Library of Congress let you connect to collections, services and special features in new ways from your smartphone or other mobile device.

  • LOC Collections

    Explore the Library of Congress digital collections. The Library of Congress is the largest library in the world. Use LOC Collections to access iconic photos, historic maps, books, films, newspapers, manuscripts & sound recordings.

  • The Congressional Record

    Read the daily edition of the Congressional Record on your iPad, iPhone or iPod touch. The Congressional Record App is presented by the Library of Congress using data provided by the Office of the Clerk of the U.S. House of Representatives, the Office of the Secretary of the Senate, and the Government Printing Office.

  • BARD Mobile

    The BARD Mobile app is a service of the National Library Service for the Blind and Print Disabled (NLS), Library of Congress, that provides access to braille and talking books directly from the NLS Braille and Audio Reading Download (BARD). BARD contains tens of thousands of books, magazines, and music scores in audio and braille formats, with new selections added daily.

  • Aesop for Children

    The Aesop for Children interactive book is designed to be enjoyed by readers of any age. The book contains over 140 classic fables, accompanied by beautiful illustrations and interactive animations.