Free Books

Some books leave us free and some books make us free.

—Ralph Waldo Emerson

Find a book:
Libraries Ireland

Join your local library – it’s free. The Libraries Ireland website allows you to browse and reserve books from across the entire library network of Ireland for collection in your local library. Login using your library card number and PIN and you are good to go. You can also use the BorrowBox app to check-out and read eBooks from your library – anytime, anywhere.

Not a member? Join online here.


A community for exchanging used books. It works like this: you register with the website and list the books you want to give away. Other members request the books from you and you post them out. You receive points for books you send and use these points to request books you want from other members. Pretty simple! The website is free to join – the only cost involved is posting the books requested from you.

Project Gutenburg

The first and largest single collection of free electronic books.


Another collection of public domain classics.

Planet eBook

Free classics for download.

Standard eBooks

A collection of high-quality, carefully formatted eBooks. All eBooks are in the public domain and are free to download.

One Hundred Free Books

Great site which displays all zero-cost Kindle books on Amazon. A lot are limited-time offers so you need to act fast if you see something you like appear here. Keep updated via their Facebook and Twitter feeds.

eBooks Directory

Free books on various topics for download.

250+ Places for Free eBooks Online

Excellent compilation of websites that offer free books.

Internet Archive

Browse and read over 5 million books and items from 1,500+ curated collections.