E-Books & Audiobooks

Can't find the book you're looking for at the school library? Want to listen to a book or read it online? Check out these great sites for free ebooks and audiobooks! 

Just So You Know
All of the titles on these sites are free. However, you may need to create an account or sign in with your library card in order to access them. 

OneClick Digital

Run by ResearchITCT, OneClick Digital is a great resource for popular ebooks and audiobooks. To start reading, just register and start browsing! Tutorials on how to download an ebook or audiobook to your device can be found here

New Haven Free Public Library
The public library offers many electronic resources, including audiobooks, ebooks, and digital magazines. All you need is a library card! Below are just a few of their downloadable services: 
  • Hoopla
    Hoopla allows you to borrow and download movies, music, and audiobooks directly to your computer, phone, or tablet. 
  • Overdrive
    Overdrive lets you borrow ebooks and audiobooks. You can read them in the browser window or download them to a device by following these instructions
  • Tumblebooks
    Aimed at younger readers, Tumblebooks provides read-alongs, animated picture books, videos, games, and puzzles for grades K through 5. 
  • Freading
    Freading offers thousands of ebooks for downloading or reading online. Titles expire after 2 weeks, but can be renewed multiple times by clicking the "download" button. 
Project Gutenberg
Project Gutenberg is an online library that allows readers to access thousands of classic ebook titles, including Peter Pan, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, and The Time Machine. These public domain books can be downloaded or read online for free.

Librivox works with Project Gutenberg to provide free audiobooks. Public domain titles are recorded by volunteers and posted to Librivox for online listening, downloading, and burning. 

Open Culture
A great resource for movies, recordings, ebooks, and audiobooks, Open Culture also offers free courses, lectures, textbooks, book lists, and images.