Digital Public Library of America

Digital Public Library of America

What is the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA)?

The Digital Public Library of America contains e-books, maps, pictures, and other digital library items from libraries, museums, and archives across the country.  No checkout required!  See below for information on how to read and keep eBooks from DPLA on their Open Bookshelf. 

Where to Access DPLA's Open Bookshelf 

All readers can browse the collection in the Digital Public Library of America via the SimplyE app, no login required. The books are free to download, and yours to keep.

  • Download the SimplyE app (iOS and Android)

  • Select “Find Your Library”

  • Scroll down to “Digital Public Library of America”

  • Find your next read!

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