Books & Literature

Digital Public Library of America 
Their web catalog allows anyone to browse and directly download any of the more than 6,300 e-book titles available on DPLA’s Open Bookshelf. Choose from classic novels, children’s books, textbooks and non-English titles, all for free, with no login or library card needed.

Literature Resource Center
In-depth information on literary movements, authors, and literary works.

Overdrive - Washington Anytime Library 
Downloadable ebooks and audiobooks. *Right now OverDrive has opened up access to anyone in the Skagit County area.  Please use your BPL card or sign up for a BPL Digital Library Card and use that before creating a new OverDrive account.



Project Gutenberg 
A library of over 60,000 free eBooks. Choose among free epub and Kindle eBooks, download them or read them online. You will find the world’s great literature here, with focus on older works for which U.S. copyright has expired. Thousands of volunteers digitized and diligently proofread the eBooks, for enjoyment and education. 

ProQuest Learning: Literature 
Search full-text works of poetry, prose, and drama. Also includes literary criticism, essays, author bios, reviews, and interviews.