- Our Children's Librarian's overview of eBooks for kids
Check out these options when looking for kids' eBooks:
Axis 360 provides a simplified eBook platform for you to browse and checkout eBooks from the library, free with your Palo Alto Library card.
Download eBooks & audiobooks via the Northern California Digital Library site. Download to your computer, laptop, mobile device, eReader or MP3 player using your Palo Alto City Library card. Tip: In the advanced search you can limit to Juvenile items
Expand your reading options and discover an unexpected new favorite!
The Enki collection features mostly non-fiction and independently published books, including many educational titles.
Bookflix provides Kids' streaming ebooks you can watch and read online. This subscription pairs fiction and non-fiction titles to enhance learning and fun! Requires Adobe Flash player.
Storyplay*r is a bilingual digital collection of children's picture books in French and English. You can record yourself reading a book in either language and share the recording, together with images of the book's pages, with family and friends.
To get started, see our instructions, or jump over to Storyplay*r to set up your account.
Tumblebooks is an online collection of streaming animated, talking picture books, reading comprehension quizzes, educational games, and teacher resources. Requires Adobe Flash player.
Want to read Tumblebooks on your iPad?