Read, Listen, Watch

These engaging e-books and downloadable resources make learning fun and easy.
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Epic Reads

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Epic Reads
These are the books DCL’s youth librarians will be talking about in schools throughout the school year. These specially chosen reads for kids in grades 1-8 include everything from fiction, nonfiction and sci-fi to fantasy, mystery, humor and more. Enjoy!

Great Books for Great Kids

Great Books for Great Kids
Keep your kids reading all year long with these fun books. From adventurous, to suspenseful, to downright hilarious—and just about everything in between—these specially curated, kid-friendly reads offer something for everyone.

Storytime Favorites

Storytime Favorites
These are the hand-picked favorites of our children's librarians. These books incorporate fun, play and learning in a way that encourages literacy growth. Enjoy some or all of these with your growing reader!

What We Are Reading Now

What We Are Reading Now
The DCL book team spends a lot of time poring over children’s books for our collection, from Storytime favorites that inspire a love of reading to great reads for older kids. Not surprisingly, they love to dive into those same books. These are just some that the team is currently reading.

Kids' Digital Media

OverDrive Kids

Safe e-book search for readers 12 and younger. Filter by format, subject, device or reading level. Includes read-alongs for preschoolers!

TumbleBooks

Access animated, talking picture books, read-along chapter books, and National Geographic kids’ videos for your mobile device.

Kanopy Kids

Unlimited access to educational streaming videos for kids of all ages, as well as movies, storytime videos, classic tales, and much more.