• FREE EBOOKS! What is an ebook? An ebook is an electronic version of a printed book that can be read on a computer or certain handheld devices. Many titles which are available in printed versions may be read as electronic books (ebooks) which include fiction and nonfiction.    

     

    FREE EBOOK WEB LINKS - (Here are some examples of many found free online)

     

    EBOOKS FOR SECONDARY LEVEL STUDENTS (free online ebook collections)

    19 Webcomics To Keep Kids and Teens Engaged Do you love comics? Try these free webcomics for hours of fun reading engagement. Click on the direct links provided on this page for middle grades and young adults.

    Bibliomania  over 800 texts of classic literature, drama, and poetry along with detailed literature study guides. Has a large reference book and non-fiction section.

    Digital Book Index "provides links to more than 165,000 full-text digital books from more than 1800 commercial and non-commercial publishers, universities, and various private sites. More than 140,000 of these books, texts, and documents are available free." 

    Google Books search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books.

    Gutenberg Project "is a library of over 60,000 free eBooks. Choose among free epub and Kindle eBooks, download them or read them online. You will find the world's great literature here, with focus on older works for which U.S. copyright has expired."

    Librivox free public doman audio books read by volunteers from around the World.

    Lit2Go is a free online collection of stories and poems in Mp3 (audiobook) format.

    Loyal Books features free public domain audio books and ebook downloads. 

    Online Books Page their local index has more than two million works in various formats.   

    Open Library Internet Archive "houses a collection of more than one million books, with access to over 22,000 free online books for kids – classic and newer titles – for free." 

    Page by Page Books has hundreds of classic books you can read right now, all absolutely free!

    Read Print Library this is a free online library which puts thousands of online books at your fingertips.

    World Public Library where the World goes to read. Has an extensive collection of books and articles in electronic format. 

     

    EBOOKS FOR ELEMENTARY LEVEL STUDENTS (free online ebook collections)

    Childrens Books Online: The Rosetta Project is one of the largest collections of illustrated antique children's books online.   

    International Children's Digital Library is a public online library for the world's children. Access hundreds of free children's books from around the world in dozens of languages.

    Loyal Books features free public domain audio books and ebook downloads. 

    Storyline Online this award-winning children’s literacy website streams videos featuring celebrated actors reading children’s books alongside creatively produced illustrations.

    Storyplace is a pre-school Library is full of great activities to explore. 

     

    OTHER FREE EBOOKS TRIALS

    Audible click on this link to access the free audio book titles available for K-12. Free access granted through this link until further notice. 

    ESL Language Learners: Listen and Read The sole purpose of this site is to help students improve their listening and reading comprehension of the English language. Classics, selected titles, novellas, short shores in intermediate and advanced formats are offered from this nonprofit organization. See text and hear audio. Click on each category and scroll to view title selections offered. 

    myON is offering free access to ebooks digital learning resources. Click the login button at the top right of the screen. Then, enter "New York Reads" (begin typing and click from the drop-down menu), then enter Username: "read" and Password: "books."

     
     
    PUBLIC LIBRARY CARD OPTIONS
     

    *** CAUTION: Students please only apply for and use these with permission of your parents/adult guardians. ***

    Digital Card Application - Nassau County https://www.nassaulibrary.org/coronavirus-information/digital-card-application “In an effort to provide improved access to digital resources, certain Nassau public libraries have enabled the following digital card application. Upon approval, these cards will last until June 30th. Please note that this card is for digital services only, and cannot be used to borrow physical materials from any of our member libraries, or place requests for physical items from any library. In addition, these applications are not automated. We expect there may be high demand for these cards, so please be patient as we do the best we can to get your digital card to you quickly. Staff will create your online library card as soon as possible and transmit this information to you by email.” 

    New York Public Library - "Library card web applications cannot be processed while we are closed in response to the coronavirus. However, New York residents can get a library card through the SimplyE app."   https://www.nypl.org/books-music-movies/ebookcentral/simplye "New York residents can apply for a New York Public Library card through SimplyE to gain access to an array of digital resources, including e-books and audiobooks, as well as databases available from home during our period of closure."

    Digital Card Application - Suffolk County (for those that live in Suffolk County) Pre-Register for a Library Card  https://search.livebrary.com/selfreg "Suffolk County residents can pre-Register for a library card to gain immediate access to livebrary.com online services."