Recommended Reads for Kids

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Sign up for Summer Reading
Want to travel to faraway lands? Sail the Seven Seas? Jump into the future or take a trip into the past? Blast off to Pluto? Get a book, audiobook, or an e-book for a road trip? Or just dive deep into your own imagination? Explore somewhere you’ve always wanted to go? Reading takes you everywhere!

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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 14 and up (teen, adult and senior cards only) access to free passes to amazing venues throughout the Bay Area.

Downloads & Streaming

Access ebooks & audiobooks on Overdrive, and ebooks, audiobooks, music and movies on Hoopla. Listen, read, or watch on your computer, e-reader, smart phone, Kindle or tablet. Explore the collection and find your next favorite item to go. 


Read National Geographic magazines online from 1888 to today.

National Geographi Virtual Library


Get instant access to awesome kids' magazines like Ranger Rick, Sports Illustrated for Kids, Ladybug and more.

Flipster Magazines


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Online information, library-approved!

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