Books & Reading

EBSCO Literary Reference Center 

A comprehensive database that provides users with a broad spectrum of information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes. Content includes plot summaries, essays of literary criticism, author biographies, book reviews, classic and contemporary poems and short stories, and author interviews. 

Hoopla Digital 

Enjoy thousands of streaming movies, music, ebooks and eaudiobooks.

Internet Archive

A non-profit digital library offering free universal access to books, movies & music, as well as 424 billion archived web pages.


Public domain texts: poetry, short stories, whole books, even dramatic works, in many different languages. 


Choose the best titles for your reading list! Find "read-alikes," reviews of both fiction and nonfiction titles, plot summaries, book discussion guides, recommendations, articles, and more. Includes selections for kids, teens, and adults. 

Overdrive (Libby) 

Overdrive provides a large and ever-growing collection of ebooks and digital audiobooks. Download the free Libby app, then listen or read on your device. 

Project Gutenberg

Over 60,000 titles of works in the public domain (out of copyright) in both eBook and eAudiobook formats. Choose among free epub and Kindle eBooks, download them or read them online. 

Read It!

Read It! is designed for middle and high school students and adults who have a basic foundation in English grammar and reading but need adapted reading material for a variety of subjects. Resources to help build background knowledge, conduct research and improve study skills.