Free Library On Line – Open Access – Books by the Thousand


Free Library with Thousands of Online Books Old & Recent

Many Subjects

– Download or read online Public Domain books
– ‘Check Out’ more recent books In Copyright
– Magazines & Newspapers too (see ‘Periodicals’)

 
NEW! Most pages on Century Past Library have “Collection” entries,
with HUGE selections of books from our era!

 

– Subject Directory –

Animals

Care of Horses, Dogs, Cats
 

Art, Decorative Arts

Architecture, Medieval Bldgs, House Design
 
Textiles, Clothing, Fashion
 

Biography

Biographies
 
Biographies from Ancient History
 
Biographical Dictionaries & Encyclopedias
 

Crafts, Hobbies, Home

Food, Nutrition, Cooking
 
Antiques & Collectibles
 
Etiquette
 
Gardening, Farming, Forestry
 
Home Management
 
Sewing, Woodworking, Other Crafts
 

Economy

American Companies, Industries
 
Business Management, Marketing
 
Careers, Working Conditions, Organized Labor
 
Cars, Auto Industry
 
Economics, Finance, Investments
 
Gardening, Farming, Forestry
 

Education

Schools & Teaching
 
Higher Education
 
Female Education – Historical
 

Engineering, Transportation

Air & Space
 
Cars, Auto Industry
 
Civil Engineering, Construction
 
Engineering, Electrical, Energy, Engines
 
Railroads
 
Ships, Boats, Seamanship
 

Fiction, Folklore

Collected Fiction; Reading Guides & Bibliographies for Fiction
 
Fiction Directory
 
Folklore & Mythology
 
Short Story Collections
 

Health

Drug & Alcohol Abuse
 
Health, Illness, Family Planning
 
Healthcare, History of Medicine
 

History

(last entries on this page)
 

Law

Crime, Punishment, Terrorism
 
Law, U.S. Constitution, International Organizations
 

Libraries, Information Mgmt

Library Research, Study Guides
 
Librarianship, Book Directories
 

Military

Modern Military, Military History
 

Periodicals

Magazines Online
 
Magazine Indexes
 
Newspaper Collections Online

 

Publishing, Broadcasting

Journalism, TV & Radio, Publishing
 

Recreation

Games, Chess, Card Games
 
Performing Arts, Film, Theater
 
Sports & Outdoors Recreation
 

Reference

Directories of Organizations
 
Reading Guides & Bibliographies – Fiction
 
Reading Guides & Bibliographies – Non-Fiction
 
Reference Books, Encyclopedias, Atlases
 

Science

Environmental Science & Issues
 
Sciences, Technology, Genetics
 

Social Sciences, Government

Customs & Traditions, Holidays, Weddings
 
Government; City & U.S., Politics
 
Issues in Society, Social Services
 
Parenting, Family, Relationships
 
Political Science, Ideology, Colonialism
 
Social Sciences, Ethnic Studies
 

Travel, Geography

Exploration in Africa
 
Exploration in Asia
 
 

HISTORY

Women’s History
 
World History
 

Ancient History

Ancient World History
 
Ancient Greece
 
Ancient Rome
 
Ancient Egypt
 
Ancient Mesopotamia, Assyria
 
Ancient Northwest Europe
 

History of Europe since c. A.D. 500

Medieval Europe
 
Medieval Europe – Military
 
Europe c. 1500-1700
 
Europe c. 1700-1914
 
World War One Era
 
World War One Military
 
Europe Post-World War One
 

History of Asia

Asia
 
China
 
Koreas; South and North
 
Japan
 
India, Pakistan, South Asia
 
Southeast Asia & Pacific Islands
 

History of the Americas

African Americans
 
Canada
 
Canada Historical Society Publications
 
Native Americans (5 pages)
 
United States of America (10 pages)
 
U.S. Great Lakes States (90+ pages)

 

Your comments and feedback are welcome!