Free audio books books are read by authors, actors, volunteers, or voice synthesizers. Here is a list of online sources for free audio books. Many public libraries offer free audio books and e-books to library card holders.
A division of the Library of Congress, the National Library Service for the Blind and Print Disabled (NLS) provides audio books to people who meet specific criteria legislated by Congress. The NLS partners with local libraries around the United States to provide services locally and also provides services to qualified individuals living abroad. Current titles and classic works are available under special provisions in the United States Copyright Law.