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Free Resources

  • Kanawha County Public Library is the local public library.  Please note that some of their databases are only available on-site.

  • South Charleston Public Library is the local independent library located in South Charleston.

  • WVDeli is West Virginia's online arm of the public library.  Access is available with a current West Virginia Public Library card.  There are ebooks and audiobooks that can be downloaded and "read" on multiple devices.

  • Project Gutenberg is an ongoing eBook collection project including older U.S. literary works which have exceeded their copyright rights.

  • Google Books provides access to millions of pages of in print books.

  • eBooks@Adelaide is the University of Adelaide's (located in Australia) open access literature listing which includes texts covering a wide range of topics such as travel, philosophy, religion, science, history and gastronomy.

  • The Online Books Pagecreated by the University of Pennsylvania, is a growing collection of free eBooks and currently houses special collections like a Celebration of Women Writers, Banned Books Online and Prize Winning Books Online.

  • Open Culture provides free cultural and educational media: eBooks (fiction and non-fiction, including text books), audio books, movies, films, and language lessons.

  • houses thousands of reference, literature and non-fiction eBooks.

  • ipl2 is the first public library created for an Internet community.  It offers reference materials, fictional works, an Ask a Librarian feature, youth & children's materials, etc.