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

  • Story Time: Our story times are interactive learning opportunities where kids of all ages enjoy stories, rhymes, songs and fun with our children's librarian and community storytellers.

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.