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Library is one of the largest curation of content from the Public Domain in the world, made available to our members. We sourced some of the most interesting archives of digitally preserved art, culture, science, and history.

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Public Domain Search

Search any available content in Library or in a specific catalog.

Movies

We have integrated thousands of movies in the public domain and organized them into categories, like Comedy (Charlie Chaplin, Buster Keaton), Film Noir (Detour, The Hitchhiker), and Sci-Fi (don't forget to watch Plan 9 from Outer Space).

Art

We already have hundreds of thousands of collections of art available online. Browse the French Reunion des Musées Nationaux (still experimental), the Met and Brooklyn Museum.

Ephemeral films

We have included video collections of ephemeral films like The Prelinger Archives, incredible source material preserved from the last century.

Books

We have compiled some of the best public domain book collections. From Feedbooks to digitalized classics by the Gutemberg Project, they can all be read with our included ePub reader. We also have audiobooks in different languages.

TV

We have included Computer Chronicles and Netcafe, the most incredible shows about the early days of the computer and internet revolution. We will keep adding legendary TV shows.

Science

View entire collections of photos and videos from NASA, study open source courses from MIT, and browse ArXiv, the biggest archive of scientific documents online.

Music

Listen to an incredible musical archive of preserved 78 inch vinyl recordings. Browse the Free Music Archive and experience the dawn of the MP3 revolution.

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