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Literature, Poetry, & eBooks
Online resources of books and ebooks
Explore the world of reading with 135 animated stories paired with nonfiction ebooks, including 35 Spanish pairs. Build early literacy skills with interactive activities that support… more
Books & Authors makes exploration of genre fiction and essential non-fiction fun! By leveraging our entire award-winning What Do I Read Next? collection, patrons and students alike… more
A talking magazine provided at no cost to visually-impaired and physically-disabled adults.
A growing selection of eBooks and eAudiobooks for all ages. You can check out up to six at a time for 21 days.
The Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete Online provides authoritative information while placing writers in the larger perspective of literary history.
Provides a great resource for discovering new books. See what’s coming out soon and look for books that are similar to one you’ve read and loved.
This database provides online access to popular reference books. Titles included are the Gale Directory of Publications and Broadcast Media and the Encyclopedia of Associations.
Keep track of your books, participate in book discussions, and get reading suggestions.
As part of a statewide consortium, LINCC cardholders can download e-books, audiobooks, and videos. Most can be transferred to other devices for use away from the computer. Don’t worry -… more
Download free public domain audiobooks read by volunteers from around the world.
Provides literature criticism articles that have been published from June 2007 to the present in Gale Contemporary Literary Criticism, as well as Nineteenth Century Literature Criticism… more
LitFinder provides access to literary works and authors throughout history and includes more than 150,000 full-text poems and 800,000+ poetry citations, as well as short stories,… more
Novelist K-8 contains materials for K-8 grade levels and includes picture books, children's "chapter" books and young adult fiction titles. Users can also browse hundreds of theme-… more
Novelist will help you find a good book. The database provides readers’ advisory, read-alikes, and "What to Read Next?" information covering over 100,000 titles. Includes both fiction… more
The State Library provides a free Braille and audiobook library for any Oregonian with a print-disability.
This resource from the Academy of American Poets is a resource for poems, poets’ biographies, essays about poetry, and resources for K-12 teachers.
Access more than 57,000 free ebooks.
Search the collections of the 72,000 OCLC member libraries.