Free eBook and Audiobook Resources

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    Use your Sacramento Library card and the Libby App to enjoy ebooks and audiobooks. 

     

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    Browse and borrow ebooks for free!

     

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    Internet Archive is a non-profit library of millions of free books, movies, software, music, websites, and more.

     

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    School & Educators Complete (Link to usernames/passwords) – eBook subscription database (over 12,000 titles) to support multiple subject areas (English Language Arts, Science, Math, Social Studies, Health, Physical Education, Information Literacy and Technology).

     

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    eLibrary (Link to usernames/passwords

    General reference aggregation of periodical and digital media content with editorial guidance for novice researchers.  Two unique interfaces available.

     

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    Check the “Kids” tab on the Kids Learn Out Loud site (scroll down) for some great downloads of classic kids’ books, high-interest non-fiction, and even some recordings of historic speeches such as Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech.  This site does have ads.

     

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    Search Storynory for audio versions of fairytales, classic books, myths and legends, poetry, and more.  The site even includes original stories written by contributors to the site, and features writing competitions for students. Read along as you listen.  This site does have ads.

     

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    Lit2Go offers a wide range of audiobooks with text so students can read along if they choose.  Search by author, title, genre, or by collection. No ads!

     

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    The International Children’s Digital Library houses some 4,619 books in 59 languages.  Read them for free online. The site allows users to customize their searches with many different search options and choose the languages and cultures they wish to search.  A great way to practice languages and learn about other cultures through literature.  Some e-books are offered in dual languages.

     

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    Loyal Books: Free Public Domain audiobook and eBook Downloads

     

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    Audiobooks.org: Full length audiobooks for free