The following are databases to which the library has subscribed and websites that are affiliated with the library or host library-owned content. For an A-Z listing of all online resources, click here.
Wisconsin's Digital Library is a catalog of free e-books, audiobooks and videos that you can download and enjoy for limited periods of time. All you need is a library card and special software to facilitate the download process. Help topics / resources: First-time Users: Getting Started Tech Time: One-to-one assistance... (read more)
An online catalog of free e-books, audiobooks, music and videos available for checkout! These files may be downloaded to e-readers, computers, MP3 players and other compatible devices. This link filters the WDL collection to items intended for children.
An online catalog of free e-books, audiobooks, music and videos available for checkout! These files may be downloaded to e-readers, computers, MP3 players and other compatible devices. This link filters the WDL collection to items intended for teens.
As part of a national network cooperating with the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NLS), the Wisconsin Talking Book and Braille Library (WTBBL) provides braille materials, audiobooks and audio-described DVDs to Wisconsin residents who cannot see regular print or handle print materials. WTTBL patrons receive and return... (read more)
The following are third-party websites suggested by library staff for your consideration according to our Materials Selection Procedure. Use these websites at your own risk; they are not controlled or monitored by the library.
This resource provides reviews and recommendations for audiobooks, including an annual "best audiobooks" list and the Audie Awards.
A non-profit digital library offering free universal access to books, movies & music, as well as 485 billion archived web pages.
Free audiobooks and poetry recordings. Listen online or download a variety of titles (mostly classics). Features digital recordings and MP3s from the Naropa Poetics Audio Archive, LibriVox, Project Gutenberg, Maria Lectrix, and Internet Archive users.
Free public domain audiobooks read by volunteers from around the world!
SYNC is a free summer audiobook program for teens ages 13+. Every week during the summer, free audiobooks are available for download (and keep).