eBooks

  • Project GutenbergThe premier source for public domain classics, Project Gutenberg offers over 40,000 free ebook titles to download for Kindle, Nook, Android devices, iPad/iPhone, or to your computer.
  • Centsless BooksCentsless books updates its list of free books every hour. You can read the free Kindle books on your desktop, laptop, smart phone, tablet, or web browser.
  • Open LibraryMore than a million free ebooks!
  • Internet Archive-A collection of historical and academic books, out-of-print books, and books in different languages and formats.
  • BookboonA great source for textbooks and business books. No registration required.
  • ManyBooksFind a free ebooks by title, author, genre, or language. These books work with most e-readers including iPads, Nooks, and Kindles.
  • Christian Classics Ethereal Library:  hundreds of classic texts, including works by St. Augustine, Martin Luther, John Calvin, John Donne, Charles Spurgeon, as well as fiction by G.K. Chesterton, George MacDonald, Leo Tolstoy, etc.
  • The Complete Works of Shakespeare

 

Audiobooks

  • LibriVoxAn excellent resource for free, public domain audiobooks. Listen to children’s stories, poetry, books of the Bible, classics such as Little Women, A Christmas Carol, War of the Worlds, The Count of Monte Cristo, and much more! Audiobooks are available as podcasts or as downloaded mp3 files.
  • Project Gutenberg-has a collection of books read and recorded by volunteers.

 

Music

  • Choral Public Domain Library: one of the largest internet collections of free sheet music.  From the site:  “Music is available for free download in a variety of formats, including score images in PDF and TIFF format, sound files in MIDI and MP3 formats, and in the notation formats supported by various notation programs….”
    • For December:  sheet music for hundreds of Christmas hymns and carols.
  • MusOpen: Public domain recordings of classical music by composers such as Mozart, Chopin, Bach, Beethoven, Rachmaninoff, Debussey, among others.
  • The Mutopia Project: Sheet music for classical works, available as Lilypond source files or printable PDF pages.