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Americans love listening to books. In fact, in the past month 75% of the U.S. population listened to some form of spoken word audio be it radio, podcast, or audiobook. Fueled mostly by young adults, spoken word audio listening has increased 40% over the last seven years and 8% in the last year alone. Avid readers have become avid listeners.

The reasons vary for spoken word’s growing popularity. Americans report enjoying spoken word audio because it allows them to do multiple things at once, but also for gaining a sense of connection, new perspectives, self-improvement, humor, and lifelong learning. Whether listening while driving, doing yard work or exercise, listening to other humans speak has become a meaningful part of our day.

If you are an experienced spoken word listener or you would like to start listening, your Great Falls Public Library card gives you access to more than 30,000 audio or ebooks through Montana Library2Go on the Libby app. You can listen or read on your smart device by downloading the Libby app or in your computer’s browser at www.libbyapp.com/library/montana. And now your listening options have expanded with the addition of Universal Class, Method Test Preparation, and The Great Courses. Take classes in a wide variety of topics such as history, career training, home schooling, crafts, personal development, and many more, or prepare for the SAT or ACT exams with Method Test Prep. Listening for self-improvement or for sheer pleasure—Montana Library2go on the Libby app has something for everyone.

If you need help installing the Libby app or have any questions about audio or ebooks, please call 406-453-0349.

Libby App

Libby App:

  1. Review the Instructions for Libby App.
  2. Download the Libby App to your smart phone/device.


There are lots of ways to get materials through MontanaLibrary2Go:

  1. Open MontanaLibrary2Go.org in your browser.
  2. You can also send MontanaLibrary2Go eBooks to your Kindle: How to download and transfer MontanaLibrary2Go eBooks to your Kindle.

Need more help?

  • Call the Great Falls Public Library at (406) 453-0349.
  • Visit the Online Help.

Other Online Resources

Please check out these other online ebook and audiobook resources below.

Project Gutenberg:

  • Project Gutenberg offers over 38,000 free ebooks: choose among free epub books, free kindle books, or read them online! Click here to access: http://www.gutenberg.org/


  • Recorded by volunteers in the public domain and then released back onto the internet. Click here to access: http://librivox.org/

Baen Books:

University of Pennsylvania’s Online Books:

Google Books:

Internet Archive:

  • More than seventy thousand current books – best sellers and popular titles – are borrowable by patrons of libraries that subscribe to Overdrive.com’s Digital Library Reserve. Additionally, many other books that are not commercially available but are still of interest to library patrons, are available to be borrowed from participating libraries using the same digital technology. Click here to access: www.archive.org/post/312815/digital-lending-library


  • The World’s classic literature at your fingertips. Over 1,000,000 free ebook titles available. Click here to access: openlibrary.org/