At stories.audible.com, you will find hundreds of TITLES AVAILABLE COMPLETELY FREE. The collection has been handpicked by their editors and is a mix of stories to entertain, engage, and inform young people, ages 0–18.
How to access book readings through TeachingBooks.
Students can download (until April 30) “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz,” narrated by Brooke Shields and Paul Rudd; “Grimm’s Fairy Tales” narrated by a full cast; and Charles Dickens’ “Great Expectations” read by John Lee.
The “Listen at Home” collection is accessible through the Volumes app, available free for iOS and Android users.
Los Angeles County Library is another excellent option for free audiobooks. The library is offering temporary digital library cards for county residents who didn’t have cards before the libraries shut down.
Visit LACountyLibrary.org/library-cards to sign up for 90-day access.
Los Angeles Public Library
Use the Libby app to browse countless free audiobooks, 24/7, directly from your digital gadgets. Have your library card and PIN number handy; you’ll need them to sign in.
Download the Libby app (compatible with iOS and Android devices) to access the catalog. More info is at lapl.org.
Volunteers from around the world record books in the public domain and then release the audiobooks online for free. Visit librivox.org.
The streaming service boasts a wide selection of recordings and free audiobooks narrated by well-known authors. Listen to Kurt Vonnegut read “Breakfast of Champions” and “Slaughterhouse-Five,” Edna St. Vincent Millay reflect on love or Charles Bukowski recite his poetry. You also can find audio editions of Franz Kafka’s “The Metamorphosis” and Jane Austen’s “Pride and Prejudice.”
Sign up for an account at spotify.com. Click on “Browser” (in the upper left corner), scroll all the way down to “Word,” and enjoy.
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