Search Catalogs

Montana Talking Books Online Catalog

The online catalog is directly tied to the Montana Talking Books internal collection of available physical books, as well as a direct link to downloadable books from BARD. Search features include both basic and advanced search options. In addition, a member of Montana Talking Books can request books be added to their personal profile just by logging in to the online catalog with their personal MT1A ID and pin number. To obtain a personal ID and pin number, either email and ask for an online catalog account, or call 1-800-332-3400.

Ordering books from the online catalog to be added to the Patron Request List

The online catalog offers options to first search the catalog, find the results, log in and add to the patron book basket; or, first log in, search the catalog and then add the search results to the book basket. Requests are honored on a first come, first serve basis, being mailed via USPS the next business day.

Downloading books from the Montana Talking Books Online Catalog

Upon receiving search results, open the book title link, find "Document Link" and open the "Downloadable talking book" link. This will guide you directly to the BARD website to log in and download the book. Once logged in to BARD, the book will immediately start downloading. Be ready to direct the download to either your device, a thumb drive, or a designated folder in your computer.

Search the online catalog by opening the following linkMTB Online Catalog

National Library Service (NLS) Catalogs

Quick Search is a text-only version of the NLS Catalog. To search for a book on Quick Search, open the following link: QUICK SEARCH 

To search for a book on the NLS catalog, open the following link: NLS CATALOG

Talking Book Topics
The National Library Service (NLS) publishes a bimonthly catalog of newly recorded NLS audiobooks titled "Talking Book Topics". View the latest TBT on the NLS website,

Montana Talking Books Recording Studio Catalog

Montana Talking Books in-house Recording Studio records local interest books by Montana authors or about Montana history. Contact Montana Talking Books to order any of these titles.  Or download and mail the order form below (remember to include your name on the order form!).

MTB Catalog - Fiction

MTB Catalog - Non-Fiction

MTB Catalog Order Form




No Story Should Go Untold

No Story Should Go Untold

Sometimes the best words on the page aren't on the page. That's why Montana Talking Books offers high quality audio books and magazines recorded by trained narrators for your reading pleasure. Because No Story Should Go Untold.