There are a number of places that you can find free eBooks & eAudiobooks. The first place to look is at your local library!
With a library card, you will gain access to two types of eBooks and eAudiobooks: downloadable and read-only in your browser.
As you search our catalog, you will find titles with the call number "INTERNET". Click the book title for one of these records and you will be directed to one of the eBook or eAudiobook providers below. You can also access our eBook and eAudiobooks by going to gastonlibrary.org and selecting "Online Databases".
Go to: http://gastonlibrary.org/online-databases/
The North Carolina Digital Library (NCDL) provides downloadable eBooks and eAudiobooks for patrons of the Gaston County Public Library. NCDL eBooks and eAudiobooks are protected by Adobe Digital Editions DRM. You will need to create an "Adobe ID" upon downloading the Adobe Digital Editions software to your home computer, or by going to Adobe.com and registering there. Not all eReaders or mobile devices are compatible with Adobe Digital Editions DRM, so be sure to check this list of Library Compatible eBook Devices (PDF) to make sure your device is included before borrowing a book from the NCDL.NC Kids Digital Library
NC Kids Digital Library is a new database provided by Overdrive devoted to children's literature.
OneClickDigital provides downloadable eAudiobooks for patrons of the Gaston County Public Library.NCLive.org
NCLive.org provides primarily read-only in your browser eBooks, although there are a few downloadable titles as well. The following is a list of the individual NCLive.org databases that include eBooks:
The Open Library is an eBook lending library created from the donations of libraries from all over the world -- including Gaston County Public Library! The collection contains a wide variety of eBooks; you'll never know what you'll find here! These items can be read either in your browser or downloaded.Freading
Freading is a free eBook service from your library. Library card required.Zinio
Try Zinio for full digital copies of your favorite magazines, view magazines on your computer or mobile device, unlimited access to our entire collection. Library card required.
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