Digital Public Library of America


What is Digital Public Library of America?

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 the Palace Bookshelf.

Where to Access Palace Bookshelf 

All readers can browse the collection in the Palace Bookshelf via the Palace Project app, no login required. The books are free to download, and yours to keep.

  • Visit:

  • Or download the Palace Project app (iOS and Android)

  • Select “Find Your Library”

  • Scroll down to “Palace Bookshelf”


  • 44,639,288 images, texts, videos, and sounds from across the United States
  • Online Exhibitions
  • Access to Palace Bookshelf

Available for use on:

Any computer or device with a browser and internet access.

  • Desktop Computers
  • Mobile devices
  • There is no app available for this resource

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