Century Past Free Online Library
Thousands of books, plus magazines, newspapers, articles, maps, & more.
Read for free!
Gigantic selection of novels by popular authors in Romance, Mystery, Suspense, Sci-fi, Historical, Inspirational, Action, Fantasy, & more. Plus World Literature, Short Stories & Vintage Novels. Reading guides too.
Fiction for Adults, Young Adults & Children. Most links open books at Internet Archive.
For information about this site, see About Century Past Online Library
Links to hundreds of current newspapers & other news sources, and archives of past newspapers. Newspaper webpages for the U.S., Canada, and regions around the world.
Collected articles from magazines and newspapers. History pages include U.S., Ancient Rome, Britain & Ireland, Archaeology, Environmental, Urban, & more. Non-History includes Biography, Higher Education, & collected articles from the early 20th century. And podcasts & videos.
Plus links to free digital collections of historical maps & vintage photos.
Books and articles for Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio & Wisconsin, from earliest times to the present, all free.
Pages for Biography, Travel Guides, Fiction, Maps, Native Americans, War, Social Topics, Culture, Economy, Religion, & more.
Many pages on this site have subject “collections” with hundreds of books at Internet Archive, but you can only see a full collection while on a PC, not on a phone. If you log into Internet Archive while on a PC, you can “favorite” any books of interest, then read them on your phone or tablet.