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Century Past Free Online Library

Thousands of books, plus magazines, newspapers, articles, maps, & more.
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Fiction Books to 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.

Fiction for Adults, Young Adults & Children. Most links open
books at Internet Archive.

For information about this site, see About Century Past Online Library

Non-Fiction Books to Read for Free

Big collection of free books in History, Biography, Cooking, Self-Help,
Gardening, Art, Cars, Spirituality, Music, Business, Health,
Fashion, Aviation, & many more subjects.

Most links open books at Internet Archive and HathiTrust.

Magazines Free to Read

Huge collection of back issues of American & UK magazines, present & past.
Lifestyle, Fashion, Science, Cooking, Women’s, Men’s, Music, History, Crafts,
Fiction, Movies, much more. Nearly 400 titles – recent & vintage.

Newspapers Free to Read Online

Links to hundreds of current newspapers & other news sources, and links to
archives of past and historical newspapers. Newspapers sections for the U.S.,
Canada, UK, India, Bangladesh, Australia, New Zealand, & the World.

Free Articles & Collections

Collected articles from magazines and newspapers. History pages
include U.S., Ancient Rome, Britain & Ireland, Archaeology,
Environmental history, Urban history, & more.
Also pages for Biography, Higher Education, & assorted
articles from the early 20th century. Also podcasts & videos.

Plus links to free digital collections of historical maps & photos.

The Great Lakes States Past & Present

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.

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