Recommended Reads for Kids

elibrary for Kids

Online information, library-approved!

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



Downloads & Streaming


  • ebooks & audiobooks on Overdrive
  • ebooks, audiobooks, music and movies on Hoopla
  • movies (including documentaries and instructional videos) on Kanopy

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


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 card holders access to free passes to amazing venues throughout the Bay Area. To access Discover & Go through Berkeley Public Library, you must live in the city of Berkeley and be 15 years of age or older.