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Tumble Book Library
Both children and their parents will enjoy this online collection of animated, talking picture books that teach kids the joy of reading in an exciting, new format they will love.
All you need to access eAudiobooks and eBooks is your Davenport Public Library card. We recommend downloading the OverDrive app for best performance.
RBdigital offers eAudiobooks and eMagazines. You will need to sign up for an RBdigital account before accessing digital materials through the program. We recommend using the app.
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.
Librivox is a non-profit initiative to record public domain books and release them as free audiobooks.
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.
Free Public Domain Audiobooks & eBook Downloads.
Mind Webs was a perfectly-executed, haunting old-time radio dramatization of over 150 of the most classic science fiction short stories. You’ll find free science fiction stories from Ursula K. Le Guin, Kurt Vonnegut, and H.G. Wells, among others through the Internet Archive website.
Download hundreds of free audio books, mostly classics, to your MP3 player or computer. Below, you'll find great works of fiction, poetry and non-fiction, by such authors as Twain, Tolstoy, Hemingway, Orwell, Vonnegut, Nietzsche, Austen, Shakespeare, Asimov, HG Wells & more.
Project Gutenberg is the classic site for free books that are in the public domain. And now, their section on human-read free audiobooks offers an even wider collection of books.
Scribl is a great option for newer releases, with many of the books read by the authors themselves. This website contains free and cheaper audiobooks.
Check out Spotify’s “Audiobooks” playlist for a list of audiobooks that are always being added to by the service. Spotify is free with ads.
SYNC is a free summer audiobook program for teens 13+. Returning April 30th and continuing 13 weeks until July 29, SYNC gives participants two thematically paired audiobooks a week. In 2019, 28 titles were given away over 14 weeks.
For as long as schools are closed, we're open. Starting today, kids everywhere can instantly stream an incredible collection of stories, including titles across six different languages, that will help them continue dreaming, learning, and just being kids. All stories are free to stream on your desktop, laptop, phone or tablet.
Puzzles, games, videos, books, and more for kids Kindergarten - 6th grade!
Your favorite magazine is now online! Explore fun games, recipes, jokes, and much more!
"As more and more teachers, students, and families around the world are affected by the coronavirus, our priority is to support them in the best way we know how -- by providing them with rich stories and meaningful projects that will keep kids academically active," Lauren Tarshis, senior vice president and editor-in-chief of Scholastic Classroom Magazines said.
Storynory has been giving free audio stories to the world since November 2005.
Story Time from Space
Story Time from Space is a project of the Global Space Education Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit education foundation.While in space, astronauts are videotaping themselves reading these books to the children of Earth. These videos are being edited and placed on this Story Time From Space website- look under the heading ” Story Time Videos."