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Alameda County Library has a variety of digital material for Library Members. Find ebook fiction and nonfiction with Overdrive. Audiobooks may be found with both Overdrive and OneClick. Job and career ebooks are located on Learning Express. Need computer/IT ebooks? Select from over 10,000 titles on Books 24x7.
Kids will find lots to read on Tumblebooks, Bookflix and AudioBookCloud as well as Overdrive Kids' Room and OneClick.
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- Baen Books
Participating authors place free electronic versions of their works here, usually the first novel or novels in an ongoing series. More than forty writers are represented, essentially in the Science Fiction/Fantasy genres.
Free ebooks with many categories. Sign-up is required.
- Free Literature
Extensive list of where to find free ebooks.
- Gizmo's 250+ free ebook places online
Volunteers record chapters of books in the public domain and release the audio files back onto the net. Our goal is to make all public domain books available as free audio books.
- Many Books
This free website offers nearly 30.000 ebooks in many different formats. Whether you want to read the ebook on your iPad, iPhone, smartphone or ebook reader, you can get it here.
Compilation of free resources for ebooks, audiobooks, courses, language lessons, movies and cultural icons.
- Open Library
Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.
Open Library is a project of the non-profit Internet Archive, and has been funded in part by a grant from the California State Library and the Kahle/Austin Foundation.
- Project Gutenberg
There are currently 75,000+ free eBooks available on this site.