Lake Whitney Public Library

eBook Resources

A collection of resources for eBooks and eReaders

Free eBook Resources

Free eBooks! You'll never have to pay for them... or turn them in!

What is SimplyE?

Created by a partnership of libraries across the country, led by The New York Public Library.

Gives you access to a nationwide ebook and digital audiobook library lending program.

SimplyE is the reading app that makes it easy to browse, borrow, and read e-books or digital audiobooks in our library’s collection on your mobile device.

With SimplyE you can use your library card to borrow thousands of ebooks and audiobooks to read or listen to on your phone or tablet.

E-Read Texas has launched a new website for kids which includes 6 curations:

Action and Adventure, All About Animals, Crafts for Kids, It’s A Mystery, Outer Space and Space Exploration, and Sports Stories.

Each curation is packed with many selections and will captivate and educate children of all ages. 

biblioboard - E-Read Texas for Adults

Check out all types of books from healthy eating and crafts to biographies and novels. With 23 curations, there's something for everyone!

Open Library

A collection of over 200,000 free eBooks. Begin by clicking “sign up” in the top right hand corner. Make sure when searching that “Show only eBooks” is checked. 

Internet Archive 

Contains a wide range of fiction, popular books, children's books, historical texts and academic books. 

Project Gutenberg 

Offers over 42,000 free eBooks: choose among free ePub books, free Kindle books.


Lit2Go is a free online collection of stories and poems in Mp3 (audiobook) format. An abstract, citation, playing time, and word count are given for each of the passages. Many of the passages also have a related reading strategy identified. Each reading passage can also be downloaded as a PDF and printed for use as a read-along or as supplemental reading material for your classroom.


LibriVox volunteers record chapters of books in the public domain, and then release the audio files back onto the net for free.


Free and books for purchase


Free audio books for a selection of classic literature and philosophy titles. Click a title to access the audio and pdf document.


A place to find free public domain audio books and eBooks. You can explore over 100,000 Kindle, ePUB, and audio books using their free bookshelves. A powerful search engine not only looks hard for free digital books from great sources such as Librivox, Gutenberg, Google Books, and Open Library, but also includes results from Amazon to give you the best choice.


Audio Books, and Podcasts, free and for purchase.


Free and inexpensive e-books.

Barnes and Noble 

Available for Nooks only. Able to sort books by genre. 

Free Public Domain books for Kindle 

For Kindle only. Books published under public domain. 

Free Non-Public Domain books for Kindle 

For Kindle only. Books available for download for free but are not public domain. Must have a Sony account. Books available for your Sony eReader only.

Google Play 

For use on web, tablet, phone, and eReader.

E-Reader Help

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