Look: It’s cold. The news is depressing. New movies and TV shows have ground to a halt. It won’t stop snowing. Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow, so tack on six more weeks of winter.
Time to curl up with a good book.
And luckily there has never—and I mean never—been a better time to score free e-books. From library books to old classics, audiobooks to new releases, there’s a virtually endless selection out there. Here are the best places to find it.
Borrow virtually from your neighborhood library
If you have a library card, you’re in prime position to borrow digitally available books right from your own home.
Many libraries use the OverDrive platform to lend out e-books and audiobooks, so check your local library’s website to see if it’s lending directly or just head to Overdrive.com, create an account with your library card number, and see what’s available.
(If you don’t have a library card, get one—there’s a good chance that your local library will issue you a…