E-Libraries, Recommended Reading

FREE RESOURCES

BC Books Online
Free Resource
A searchable database of books published in British Columbia.

Fantastic Fiction
Free Resource
Over 30,000 author bibliographies and information on 350,000 titles, categorized by genre, format, popularity, etc. Each title links to similar books by other authors.

GoodReads
Free Resource
Includes reader reviews, trivia, reading lists, etc.  You can choose to sign up and share book lists.

International Children’s Digital Library
Free Resource
The international Children’s Digital Library (ICDL) is a collection of over 4000 historical and contemporary children’s books in more than 50 languages (including bilingual books) from around the world.

Internet Archive
Free Resource
The Internet Archive (IA) is a non-profit digital library offering permanent access to collections of digitized materials, including books (more than 300,000 texts from Canadian libraries), websites, audio, and moving images.

Project Gutenberg
Free Resource
Project Gutenberg is a collection of more than 40,000 free eBooks in English and other languages. Most of the items in this collection are the full texts of public domain books.

PAID FOR BY CRESTON PUBLIC LIBRARY

Kanopy
Paid for by Creston Public Library
Watch great films, documentaries, and lectures with Kanopy

Library2Go
Paid for by Creston Public Library
The source for free downloadable ebooks and audiobooks. Tens of thousands of titles, including new releases and hotlist titles. A valid library card is required. Check our help pages for detailed how-tos on getting started.

Overdrive(British Columbia Library)
Paid for by Creston Public Library
Free ebooks, magazines, and audiobooks available for free with your library card. Apps available for your smartphones