This resource is from my Start a Book or Film Discussion Group, but it might also be useful for individuals who want to get books or films from free legitimate sources:
- GETTING BOOKS: You can check out books, and films, from your local library or through your inter-library loan network, likely for free,
- download free public domain works (pre-1927) via links throughout this site or use the Online Books Page (over three million titles),
- may be able to download a free temporary copy of a book, including new titles, from the publisher-supported OpenLibrary (the book will automatically ‘evaporate’ from your e-reader after a few days but you may be able to renew it),
- at Internet Archive, some titles can be read online in one-hour increments (just keep “renewing” the book), or
- buy a title, new or used, from a local bookseller or other retailer (also, I have an Amazon Associate link – at the bottom left of every page on this site – that may generate a small commission: Thanks).
- WATCHING FILMS: Sources for free movies online include Tubi, IMDbTV, Crackle, YouTube Movies Free With Ads, Vudu Movies Free With Ads, Plex, Pluto, and more services spring up regularly. Also see silent era classics via this site; or do a search.