The Third Annual World eBook Fair Starts July 4th.
"Own Your Own Library" is the theme of this year's
World eBook Fair.
Starting July 4th you will be able to do just that in an
unprecedented opportunity to download books in the
widest variety ever available.
Visit www.worldebookfair.org to get started.
Project Gutenberg and partner sponsors encourage readers to create the
"personal library" of their choice in a "personal computer." Most of
the fair's electronic books are free of charge, and an additional
160,000 or more have coupon or discount purchases available during the
All possible types of electronic books, or eBooks, are available:
eBooks in over 100 Different Languages!
eBooks designed for cell phones!
eBooks designed for Adobe readers!
eBooks designed for plain text readers!
eBooks out loud in theatrical performances!
eBooks that your computer can read aloud to you!
eBooks that can be easily quoted in school papers!
160,000 eBooks in brand new commercial editions!!!
Music, movies, etc. are also included. . . .
Highlights of the World eBook Fair
Just two years ago The First World eBook Fair came
on the scene with about 1/3 million books, doubled
to 2/3 million in 2007, and now over one million.
Created by contributions from 100+ eLibraries from
around the world, here are the largest collections
As of press date of midnight Central Daylight Time
July 1, 2008 these were the approximate numbers:
~100,000+ from Project Gutenberg
~500,000+ from The World Public Library
~450,000 from The Internet Archive
~160,000 from eBooks About Everything
~1,210,000+ Grand Total as of July 1, 2008
The Internet Archive will add about 1,000 books on
each business day, along with various additions by
the other contributors during World eBook Fair.
Thus the final grand total may be over 1,230,000
If you have any questions, or seek further materials, an interview
or would like to confirm the schedule or contents please feel free
to contact any of the following:
Founder, World Public Library
US Phone 808-292-2068
The Internet Archive