Free Online Resources for Adults
Libby, by Overdrive The library has added more titles to increase our e-collection at this time.
Many Books A collection of over 50,000 ebooks. ManyBooks has grown into a platform where self-publishing authors have the opportunity to introduce their work to our community and new books are uploaded to our site daily - provided they comply to our quality standards.
Project Gutenberg A library of over 60,000 free ebooks. You will find the world's great literature here, with focus on older works for which U.S. copyright has expired.
Simply E Explore more than 300,000 e-books and audiobooks available for free at NYPL—from children's books to bestsellers. You can also find accessible e-book offerings, learn about downloading e-reader apps to your device, and more. NY Residents can get a library card through Simply E app.
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New York State Department of Labor: Pandemic Unemployment Assistance - Provides assistance for workers not traditionally eligible for unemployment benefits (self-employed, independent contractors, workers with limited work history, and others) who are unable to work as a direct result of the coronavirus public health emergency.
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