Free E-books

Welcome readers! There are so many amazing e-book resources available on the Internet we wanted to compile a few of our favorites for you. All readers are welcome to explore the links below to discover some great new sources of free e-books.

Happy reading!

Blogs & Websites


A website that provides alerts to limited time offers for free or discounted e-books

Buzz Books

Check out free samples of upcoming titles

Digital Book Today

A blog devoted to helping book lovers discover new authors

The Digital Reader

A site devoted to e-book news and updates

Ebook Friendly

A site for lovers of e-books that includes tips, deals, and information about the world of e-books

The eBook Reader

A blog devoted to providing news about e-readers, how to guides, book reviews, and more.


A guide to free ebooks available at various sites online.

Internet Public Library

The Internet Public Library’s section on e-readers and e-books, including news, reviews, and general e-book information.

No Shelf Required

A blog about e-books and other digital content found in libraries, intended primarily for librarian and publisher audiences

OpenCulture - Fill Your New Kindle, iPad, iPhone, eReader with Free eBooks, Movies, Audio Books, Online Courses & More

A great list of places to find free e-content for your device

Pulse on Tech

A blog about updates and reviews of the last technology, including e-readers, tablets, and smartphones



American Verse Project

A collaboration between the University of Michigan Humanities Text Initiative and the University of Michigan Press to create an electronic archive of American poetry prior to 1920.

Baen Ebooks

A collection of free e-books from Baen, a publisher of science-fiction and fantasy novels


A collection of online e-textbooks downloadable for free


A site dedicated to providing free e-books to the public. Also includes links to a variety of educational sites.

Children’s Literature

A bookshelf within Project Gutenberg dedicated to children’s literature


A site that with free e-books delivered to your inbox in installments


A collection of free nonfiction e-books


A site promoting self-publishing, community editing, and free e-books from independent authors

Free Computer Books

A collection of free computer and technical books

Get Free eBooks

A collection of free e-books as well as news and reviews

Hathi Trust

A collection of digitized books from around the world put together by academic and research institutions

Illinois Blue Book

A comprehensive source of information about Illinois’ state government

International Children’s Digital Library

A collection of children’s literature in many different languages

Internet Archive

A collection of text, audio, moving images, and archived webpages to highlight historical collections


A collection of public domain audiobooks

Many Books

A collection of free e-books as well as reviews and recommendations

National Archives

A selection of free e-books from the National Archives.

The Online Books Page

A site hosted by the University of Pennsylvania that includes an index of books available to read for free online as well as special exhibits of different categories of e-books available online.

Online Programming Books

A collection of free e-books and online books related to programming and other technology topics.

Open Library

A collection of free e-books as well as an e-book lending library

Planet eBook

A collection of classic literature

Project Gutenberg

A collection of over 45,000 free e-books


Spanish Language E-books

A collection of free Spanish language audiobooks


Free e-books in a variety of genres available in Spanish

Cronología de la literatura Española

Notes, summaries, biographies and works of literature

Don Ǭuijote Spanish Language Learning

A library of classic novels in Spanish

El Libro Total

A collection of e-books in Spanish

El Portal del Educador - Historias de Miedo

A collection of short horror stories in Spanish

Goodreads List: Books in Spanish for Spanish Learners

A list of easy to read Spanish titles for intermediate Spanish language learners

International Children’s Digital Library

Spanish language titles available from the International Children’s Digital Library

Libros electrónicos gratis en Español

A collection of free e-books in Spanish

Mapa de la Biblioteca

A number of full-text versions of works in Spanish, primarily featuring Hispanic authors but with additional classics at the bottom

Spanish 4 Teachers

Resources for advanced Spanish language students