ASB's eBooks

Accessing ebooks at ASB can be done from a computer by following the links below. You can also install the apps to access from your mobile devices.

Destiny Discover

Download Destiny Discover to peruse through the eCollection. Use your lastname First initial as your username and follow the instructions to synchronize your checkouts. You can download the Destiny Discover (Android) and Destiny Reader (IOS). Details are here.

Overdrive eCollection

For Audiobooks you will need to download the Overdrive Media Console and the Adobe Digital Edition for eBooks. The ebooks can be downloaded on your tablet, ipod, or any other device. Use ASB and your card number to sign in for audiobooks and ebooks (ASB1234). Download the Sora App to read on your device.

Capstone Interactive Library:

Capstone Interactive Library includes an online collection of up to 450 enhanced digital books and provides reading practice time over the Internet. Each book includes audio that reads the text aloud, and embedded online activities to extend the learning environment.

Big Universe is a subscription service with ebooks that include fiction, nonfiction, and audio books.

Tumble Books are animated picture books which are often used as mentor texts. The language drop-down menu allows you to view the site in French and Spanish.

Additional ebook resources designed primarily for elementary students can be found at the Literacy Hub of the ASB iCommons.

Free eBooks

Project Gutenberg offers over 42,000 free ebooks: choose among free epub books, free kindle books, download them or read them online. Most are books that have been previously published and are now in the public domain.

World Public Library offers ebooks in pdf format and audio books in MP3 format. Includes lots of graphic novels and poetry.

The eBook Directory is the biggest directory of free downloadable ebooks online. Since the ebooks are free, their quality varies greatly. To access thousands of ebooks simply browse the various categories on the left or simply use the search box above.

Bibliomania has thousands of e-books, poems, articles, short stories and plays all of which are absolutely free. You can read the world's greatest fiction by authors such as Dickens and Joyce, Sherlock Holmes mysteries, all Shakespeare's plays, or just dip into some short stories by writers such as Mark Twain, Anton Chekhov.

Open Library has over 250,000 ebooks available ranging from subjects library, History,Fiction, Biography, Juvenile literature, Politics and government,OverDrive, Description and travel,Juvenile fiction, History and criticism, Nonfiction, Periodicals, United States, Social life and customs, Bible, Catalogs, Congresses, Handbooks, manuals,Bibliography

More Free eBooks can be found here from the Internet Media Specialist Guide.

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