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Happy Birthday, Martin Luther King!

Learn about Martin Luther King, Jr. through books for kids.


Mock Newbery

It's time again for the Mock Newbery book clubs at Berkeley Unified School District elementary schools. Find the BUSD Mock Newbery titles in our catalog.


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


elibrary for Kids

Online information, library-approved!

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



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.