"Free" Online eBook Collections

Public Domain = Anyone can use it for any purpose; it's free to use without restriction.

Royalty Free   = Someone else owns it, so you can't own it; but, you can borrow it.




(Public domain: free within the U.S.)
Digital Public Library of America 
https://dp.la/

Feedbooks
http://www.feedbooks.com/publicdomain

The Library of Congress
 
https://archive.org/details/library_of_congress?&sort=-downloads&page=4

Librivox
 
http://www.librivox.org

Project Gutenberg 
 
http://www.gutenberg.org

Rare Book Room
 (Public domain: free within the U.S.)
http://rarebookroom.org/


(Royalty-Free)
Kobo 
https://store.kobobooks.com/en-us/list/kids-teen/KXcdXaYEQUyXx_o_Ur-aww

Manybooks
 
http://manybooks.net/genres/teen-young-adult 

University of Pennsylvania
http://onlinebooks.library.upenn.edu

 


(Mixed:
Each item is individually labeled, so make sure you read the small print!)


Open Library 
https://openlibrary.org/

World Digital Library 
https://www.wdl.org/en/

 



Creative Commons Licenses
 =
Creative Commons Licenses

 

 Provides an excellent summary Hathitrust.org
of  access and use definitions and policies.


last updated 4/12/2017 by Arlen Kimmelman, CRHS Library