Research & Learning for Kids

Online information, library-approved!

Find newspaper and magazine articles, online encyclopedias and more for your research. Access information anytime!



Downloads & Streaming

Access ebooks, audiobooks, stream music and read magazines. Download (or stream), listen or read on your computer, ereader, smart phone or tablet.



Read or listen to children's books.


National Geographi Virtual Library

Read National Geographic magazines online from 1888 to today.

Discover & Go
Spend the day gliding through an art museum, learning more about science, observing animals or playing pinball on a vintage pinball machine! Discover & Go provides Berkeley Public Library card holders (adult and senior cards only) access to free passes to amazing venues throughout the Bay Area.

Reading Recommendations for Kids


Find your next favorite book!

Search by reading level, genre, topic, read-alikes and more. wheeeee

Branch Out

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Branch Out: celebrating Our 21st Century Library system

THIS APRIL we celebrate the REOPENING of four new modern library branches with events for all ages! Find out more...



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