Library Resources

Digital Magazines & Newspapers

  • Flipster – Digital magazines for kids, teens and adults
  • PressReader – Online magazines and newspapers from around the world


  • 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.

Reading Suggestions

  • Book lists for Kids - Recommended reading lists created by Seattle Public Library youth librarians!
  • NoveList Plus - An extensive database of fiction and nonfiction recommendations on a wide range of reading interests.
  • Your Next 5 Books - Request personalized recommendations from a Librarian.

Other Resources

Featured BIPOC Story Times

Read Alouds

  • 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.