This software and app can read text aloud, spell check, scan documents, extract text from photographs, convert PDFs to Word documents, and much more. A great tool for anyone, and a huge help for those with learning disabilities.

Bonus, it's free for all YCP members.

Tip: We also have more free and discounted technology available.


  • Visit

  • Select Try Read&Write.

  • Choose your platform.

    • Follow any further prompts.

  • It may take some time to download, then follow the prompts to finish installing.

Sign in

  • You might be prompted to sign in, or you may have to select the Read&Write icon and/or a Login button.

  • Select Sign in with Google.

    • Enter your YCP email address.

    • You'll be redirected to MyYCP.

      • Sign in with your YCP username & password.


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Contact Us:

For more information or clarity, please contact Library and Technology Services (LTS)

  • Library and Technology Services (LTS):
    • Phone: 717-815-1559
    • Email:
    • Hours: Monday - Friday: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

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