Explore reading resources from the Library and our partners including book lists and virtual events.
Digital Magazines & Newspapers
- Ebooks for Kids (Click here for all titles Available Now)
- Bookflix - Animated stories and interactive games keep young readers engaged and help build vocabulary.
- Tumblebooks - Help your child build reading, math and language skills with this fun collection of animated, talking picture books for preschool and elementary-age children.
Seattle Public Library Story Times
Virtual Story Time: Our Children Services Librarians are bringing our popular children’s story times to our Facebook channel. Join live, or watch later, as librarians sing songs and read engaging stories to children.
Featured BIPOC Story Times
- Africatown Storytime - Seattle area Black educators come together to read children's books online.
- Spanish Children’s Stories - Well-known children’s stories translated into Spanish and read by a native Spanish speaker.
- Sankofa Read Aloud - Videos featuring books written by and about African Americans.
- KidLitTV - Explore the world of children’s literature through read-alouds, book trailers, crafts, activities and more.
- Reading is Fundamental Read-Aloud Videos - Animated read-alouds (Pre-K to 6th grade). Also features many lesson plans, activities, and printable materials.
- Storyline Online - Videos featuring celebrated actors reading children’s books alongside creatively produced illustrations.
- Storytime from Space - While in space, astronauts videotape themselves reading books to the children of Earth. This is a project of the Global Space Education Foundation.
- Unite for Literacy Free Ebook Collection: provides free access to digital picture books, narrated in many languages.