Do you know that you can get your audio books for free? There are all types of websites that offer free audio books, kind of like an online library. Here are a few sites where you can search for your next read.
This site actually goes by a new name, Loyal Books. The reason to the name is to show how important books are in our lives. Either link will work to get you to the site. This site holds a collection of free public domain (meaning no one holds a copyright to) audiobooks and ebooks.
They also offer best sellers for readers who would like to read the newest books. They understand that reading through text can sometimes be hectic on the eyes and even the mind, making enjoying the book hard.
The idea behind making audiobooks available for free to the public is to help people enjoy the story. They also made their website screen friendly for those with vision disabilities.
Free Audio Books.ws
Free Audio Books.ws searchees the web for audible or audio books that are only within the “General Public Domain”. Such books like offered brings a new and exciting way of having fun while being educational at the same time. They provide audible material, making it a resource for literacy, vision disabilities, etc. All books are in the public domain, meaning that no one holds copyrights on them. If you don’t find what you are looking for, you can contact them and they will see what they can do to accommodate you.
LibriVox’s objective is “to make all books in the public domain available, for free, in audio format on the internet.” LibriVox is non-commercial, non-profit and ad-free, powered by volunteers and maintains a loose and open structure. Their audio is public domain.
They invite people to volunteer to do the audiobooks with ease, and no experience is needed. All you need is a computer, microphone, recording software and you.
Open Culture offers free audiobooks, ebooks and textbooks. Their mission is to join high-quality cultural and educational media for worldwide learning. They bring together information that is usually scattered across the web to one site.
They offer online courses from top universities, free online movies, free audio and eBooks and free education resources for children. You also learn up to 46 languages.
Librophile helps you browse thousands of free of audiobooks & eBooks to listen and download. It’s easy to use, you just search by keywords or you can chose more broadly by genre and language.
You can play a sample, listen to a chapter or even download an entire book. It is available on both desktop and mobile. They never ask you to pay a fee. They are funded mostly by advertising and pay books are often provided by Barnes &Noble affiliates. They do rely on feedback or suggestions for ways to improve their service.
Podiobooks offers free audiobooks. Being free, it doesn’t force you to pay a fee; however, they do ask for donations. 75% or the money donated goes to the actual writer of the work.
You can also donate to children through the site. They also offer links to website where you can get more free audiobooks and even learn to publish your own work.
Audio Books For Free
Audio Books For Free offers free audiobooks in the form of MP3, iPod and even DVD. Such genres include adventure, detective, horror, classic, non-fiction, philosophy, etc. for you and your children to download and enjoy.
Every audiobook is produces and recorded by professional actors/narrators and experienced directors. There are no computerized voices, which readers actually approve of.
Lit2Go is a free online collection of stories and poems in audiobook form. With every passage, you’ll find a citation, playing time, and word count. They can be downloaded as a PDF to be printed for use as a read-along or as supplemental reading material.
Project Gutenberg offers over 46,000 free high quality ebooks by hundreds of authors that you can download or read online. They have been previously published by bona fide publishers and proofread by thousands of volunteers.
There is no fee or registration required, but they do ask for small donations so that they can buy and digitize more books and allow the website to continue providing free material and services.
Free Audio Books.co.uk
Free Audio Books.co.uk is a great place to listen to free audio books online. You can browse through their categories or use their search option to download the best available audio books for free.
These are just a few of the websites where you can find and even download great books for free. No more having to drive down to the library, unless you enjoy doing that, you get your next read. Try out these websites and you’ll find yourself enjoying more books without having to leave the house.