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Foreign Service Institute Language Courses (Web)
Contains MP3s of language learning audio tapes and PDFs of student textbooks that have entered the public domain. Over twenty languages are represented.
Audience: Middle School & Above

hoopla (hoopla)
hoopla provides free access to streaming movies, popular music, bestselling audiobooks, and more – with no wait! Content is available from PBS, The Great Courses, DC, Marvel, Acorn, A&E, and more.
Audience: Middle School & Above

LibriVox (Web)
Contains public domain books, poetry, and dramatic works read by volunteers.
Audience: Middle School & Above

Overdrive (Overdrive)
Louisville Free Public Library provides free, unabridged, downloadable audio books via Overdrive.
Audience: High School & Above (Web)
Contains serialized audiobooks available through direct download or RSS feeds.
Audience: Middle School & Above

Project Gutenberg (Web)
Contains public domain books that have been digitized, also human read and computer generated audio books.
Audience: Middle School & Above

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