Virtual Books for Adults

Free ebooks and audiobooks

Some sites may have both free and fee downloads.
Bookbub Signup required.  Get daily email listing free book downloads for the day. If browsing the website, some books cost money.  Can search for free titles.
Freebooksy one book per genre free each day
Gutenberg Project Contents focus on older works for which U.S. copyright has expired
Libby App - use your library card to access.  Kindle Fire users, please use the Overdrive App Modern and classic  free ebooks

Book Candy

Bookpage Book reviews
Five Books Experts recommend the five best books in their subject and explain their selection in an interview. 
Goodreads Find your next good read.
Library of Congress National Book Festival Blog Each weekday, the Library will feature an author appearance from the past 20 years of the National Book Festival
Harry Potter Virtual Escape Room created by Youth Services Librarian Sydney Krawiec from Peters Township (Penn.) Public Library

Writing ideas and Lifelong Learning

Khan Academy - required setting up an account, but is free.
Writing Prompts to get the creative juices flowing

Free Virtual Travel and Entertainment


Theme Parks



National Parks

World Landmarks


  • Metropolitan Opera House in New York City.  They are offering nightly encore performances of some of their most iconic shows. The free streams go live at 7:30 p.m. each evening and are available for 20 hours.