Online Resources

This list of resources is a work in progress, so if we haven't covered a subject area of interest to you, let our web team know. We'd be happy to find resources on a subject specific to your needs. 

Library Databases
Resource Description
Missouri Libraries 2 Go

Missouri Libraries 2 Go is the name of the collection of downloadable eBooks and Audiobooks that Trails Regional Library offers its patrons. It is a collection of popular materials from major publishers and authors including new releases and bestsellers. This collection is always growing and we welcome patrons' input on desired additions. 

Web Resources
Resource Description
Project Gutenberg

Massive collection of public domain works available in multiple formats  

Google Books

 Site with lots of paid content but also free access to public domain and other works

More than 29,000 e-books available, all free; includes recommendations and reviews 

Baen Free Library

Free titles from the science fiction publisher Baen

 Lots of free e-books, excerpts and articles


Has e-books that are free, some samples and some for purchase


Free e-books from authors, publishers along with a “sharing community”