- Depending on the selection offered by your library you might even be able to eliminate your Audible subscription.
Here are a few other cool apps where you can access all sorts of goodies for free.
•Libby – eBooks & audiobooks Access thousands of free eBooks and audiobooks from your local library system by entering your library card number into the Libby app.
•Overdrive – You can use the OverDrive app to borrow and enjoy digital titles from your library. Available for Android, Chromebooks, iOS, Fire tablets, and Windows 8/10.
•Hoopla – movies, magazines & books, music hoopla is a groundbreaking digital media service to borrow movies, music, audiobooks, eBooks, comics and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, or phone – and even your TV! With no waiting, titles can be streamed immediately, or downloaded to phones or tablets for offline enjoyment later.
•Kanopy – Watch over 30000 Documentaries, Classic and Indie Films. On Desktop, Mobile and Roku for Students, Professors & Library Patrons.
•Flixster – You can see showtimes of your favorite movies currently showing in theaters near you and buy the tickets. And best of all, you can watch full length movies for free.
• Freading is a new online service that allows library cardholders to download eBooks to their favorite devices. (Except for the older Kindles. It does work with the Kindle Fire.) Freading offers over 11,000 titles in all genres and is particularly strong in Mystery, Romance, and Self-Help
•Fregal – Freegal Music and the music you download are free in the sense that most things in your library are free to you as a patron of the library. The service is underwritten by your local library.
•CloudLibrary – A must-have app for library users! Easily borrow physical items using your mobile device, receive reminders, manage receipts and discover new digital content all within the app! Extremely intuitive, all it takes is a library card to login and get started! Designed for an enjoyable experience, users can benefit from many new features, depending on their library’s subscription
Sora – The student reading app – Getting ebooks and audiobooks from your school is quick and easy with Sora. Just sign in with your school account, then borrow and open books with one tap.
Bookshare – an online library of audiobooks for people with reading barriers at bookshare.org
Do you have dyslexia, blindness, cerebral palsy, or another disability that prevents you from reading a printed book? Bookshare can help you; it allows you to customize your experience to suit your reading style and find virtually any book you need for school, work, or the joy of reading.
With a Bookshare membership, you can:
Customize your reading experience with eBooks in audio, audio + highlighted text, braille, large font, and other formats.
Access the largest library of textbooks, bestsellers, children’s books, career resources, and more for people with reading barriers. Read on almost any device, including smartphones, tablets, Chromebooks, computers, and assistive technology devices. Get unlimited access: FREE for qualified U.S. students and schools and less than $1 per week for non-student adults.