How To Read For Free

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We all agree that reading does a body good.  We all want our children to love reading and books.  Sometimes the reading habit can get very expensive.  That’s why I’ve found ways to read for free.

Free Online Books

Library of Congress

The Literature Network

Free Computer Books

LibriVox audiobooks


Project Gutenberg


International Children’s Digital Library

eBooks and Texts

World Public Library





The Open Library

Sacred Texts


Free eBooks

The Online Books Page

Book Share


Cloud Library

Google eBooks


Amazon ebooks


Barnes & Noble

Amazon Prime  Members get free ebooks and free audio books


Free “Real” Books

Barnes & Noble Summer Reading Book Club

Organize a Book Swap

Online Book Swap


Online Giveaways on Literature Blogs

BookMooch trade books

Library Thing

Imagination Library

The Free Site

Little Free Library

First Book

Library sometimes have a “free” book table

Book Facebook and Google+ Groups (free or swap groups)

Homeschool Convention Used Book sales have “Free Book” tables

Homeschool Support Group Lending Libraries

reading for free

Not Totally Free

Kindle Unlimited  membership needed ($9.99)

Thrift Stores

Used Book Stores

Garage Sales

Flea Markets



My Reader Rewards Club

Homeschool Used Curriculum Sales

Thrift Books

Library Book Sales

What are your favorite ways to read books?  Hardback, paperback, audio, and ebooks are all great to read.  I hope you and your children love reading and spend many hours doing so.  Share your favorite way to get books!

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