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eBooks, Audiobooks & More

A guide to everything that can be checked out and downloaded with an HMCPL card.

Project Gutenberg

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Project Gutenberg was founded in 1971 by writer Michael S. Hart, and currently offers over 60,000 free eBooks, primarily older and classic works for which the U.S. copyright has expired. Popular downloads include Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen, The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle, Dracula by Bram Stoker, The Prophet by Khalil Gibran, and many more. Search and browse here. 

Digital Public Library of America

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The Digital Public Library of America pulls together digital exhibits, collections, primary source sets, and more from partnering institutions from around the country. Discover over 43 million images, texts, videos, and sounds!

DPLA also offers the Open Bookshelf, with ebooks in the public domain freely available. 

Tor.com's eBook of the Month Club

Tor.com eBook Club

Join Tor.com's eBook of the Month Club to receive a free eBook from this top science-fiction and fantasy publisher.

LibriVox

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LibriVox has over 15,000 audiobooks in the public domain, read by volunteers from around the world.