FREE digital eBooks, audiobooks, music, magazine downloads, streaming video, and language lessons for Metropolitan Library System customers. We've listed all of our favorite other download resources across the web. Have fun and start downloading and streaming today!

eBooks & Audiobooks

eBooks & Audiobooks provided by OverDrive

Find and checkout eBooks and audiobooks from our eMedia site or using the OverDrive app. Read eBooks in your browser with OverDrive Read  or download them to your computer or mobile device.

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Kids eReading Room provided by OverDrive

A special place just for kids to find, read, and listen to digital books just for them! This site is provided by OverDrive so it uses the same steps, apps, and software as our traditional eBooks and audiobooks. There is no need to learn something new or download additonal software!

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Project Gutenberg - Free Public Domain Books on eMedia

Thousands of free public domain eBooks available for download anytime! No restrictions, no waiting, and yours to keep as long as you want!

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Downloadable Music & Streaming Video

Freegal Music

Download 5 DRM-free MP3 songs every week to your computer, iOS or Android device. Choose from a catalog of over 7 million songs.

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Access Video on Demand

Instant access to outstanding documentaries, award-winning educational films, independent films, and helpful instructional videos from your library, or any location with Internet access, anytime YOU choose.

Just visit our Databases page and scroll to AVOD: Access Video on Demand to begin streaming!

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Magazines

Zinio

Instant access to over 250 popular magazines. Download and view on your computer, iOS, Android, Windows 8, or Kindle Fire device. No limits, no waiting, and you can keep the issues as long as you want!

Just visit our Databases page and scroll to Zinio for Libraries to download now!

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Learn Languages

Little Pim

Little Pim offers a streaming foreign language learning series for young children. It makes learning easy, fun and effective for children during those crucial years from birth to age 6, when learning comes most naturally.

Just visit our Databases page and scroll to Little Pim to learn now!

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Mango Languages

Mango is an online language-learning system that can help you learn languages like Spanish, French, Japanese, Brazilian Portuguese, German, Mandarin Chinese, Greek, Italian and more. Learn straight from your computer or download their mobile app on your favorite iOS or Android device.

Just visit our Databases page and scroll to Mango to learn now!

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Signing Savvy

Signing Savvy is a sign language dictionary containing several thousand high resolution videos of American Sign Language (ASL) signs, fingerspelled words, and other common signs used within the United States and Canada. Learn straight from your computer or download their mobile app on your favorite iOS or Android device.

Just visit our Databases page and scroll to Signing Savvy to learn now!

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For Kids

Kids eReading Room provided by OverDrive

A special place just for kids to find, read, and listen to digital books just for them! This site is provided by OverDrive so it uses the same steps, apps, and software as our traditional eBooks and Audiobooks. No need to learn something new or download anything additonal!

Here's how it works:

Little Pim

Little Pim offers a streaming foreign language learning series for young children. It makes learning easy, fun and effective for children during those crucial years from birth to age 6, when learning comes most naturally.

Just visit our Databases page and scroll to Little Pim to learn now!

Need help? No problem!

Additional Resources

Internet Archive

Archive.gov offers permanent access for researchers, historians, scholars, people with disabilities, and the general public to historical collections that exist in digital format. The Internet Archive has millions of free texts (including eBooks), audio, and movies.

LibriVox

LibriVox provides free MP3 or OGG format audiobooks from the public domain. Audiobooks are created by a team of volunteers. These files can be transferred to a wide-range of MP3 players and listened to right on your computer.

Open Culture

Open Culture has high-quality cultural & educational media for the worldwide lifelong learning community. 1000s of audiobooks , online courses , certificates/MOOCs, movies, language lessons, eBooks  and other enriching content available for free to you anytime!

eBooks at GPO

To help meet the needs of the Federal Depository Library (FDL) community, the U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO) has made eBooks available in the Catalog of U.S. Government Publications (CGP). Users can download GPO-provided files of eBooks free of charge, for use on various eBook reading devices. GPO’s goal is to expand and provide greater access to U.S. Federal Government content.