Kids

Recommended Reads for Kids

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Jungle James 

January 28, 2017 - 3:00pm @ West Branch
Jungle James will bring a variety of reptiles to meet. see more
 

Meet Polly

January 28, 2017 - 3:00pm-4:00pm @ Claremont Branch

In 1955, British author Catherine Storr wrote a humorous book, Clever Polly and the Stupid Wolf, which has never gone out of print. Meet the real Polly and hear her read her favorite Polly stories. see more

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elibrary for Kids

Online information, library-approved!

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

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

Downloads & Streaming

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

 

Overdrive For Kids

Read or listen to children's books. Check out up to 7 at a time from our expanded collection.

 

National Geographi Virtual Library

Read National Geographic magazines online from 1888 to today.

Flipster Magazines

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