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Kids Reading & Fun

Reading Resources

Beanstack

Kids can receive a weekly email with a list of books recommended just for them. Ask a parent or librarian for help signing up.

Digital Downloads

Download eBooks, audiobooks, magazines, videos, and more for your computer, tablet, or phone. 

LOTE4Kids

Online database of more than 2,000+ multilingual, illustrated digital storybooks in 50+ languages. Each book allows kids to enjoy the magic of books in LOTE (Languages Other Than English) and comes with English translations to help them learn new languages. This product is funded by a Youth Literacy Grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation

Novelist K–8 Plus

Get help to find your next great fiction or nonfiction title to read. Provided by Discus

TumbleBookLibrary

TumbleBookLibrary includes fiction and non-fiction animated, talking, story, and chapter books; French and Spanish books; National Geographic videos; and puzzles, games, and songs, all accessible from computers or mobile devices. Provided by Discus

TumbleMath

TumbleMath features the most comprehensive collection of math stories available anywhere in the TumbleBook format, complete with animation and narration and all accessible from computers or mobile devices. Provided by Discus

Award Winners

For a complete list of Book and Media Award Winners from the Association of Library Service to Children (ALSC), please visit their website.

 

ALA Notable Awards
Each year the ALSC identifies the best of the best in children's books.

 

Caldecott Book Awards
The Caldecott Medal is awarded annually to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children.

Newbery Book Awards

The Newbery Medal is awarded annually to the author of the most distinguished American book for children.

South Carolina Book Awards
The year's best books for children in grades 4K–3 (Picture), 3–6 (Children’s), 6–9 (Junior), and 9–12 (Young Adult) as selected by a group of South Carolina librarians, media specialists, teachers, students, and parents.

Fun & Games

 

ABCmouse

Invaluable resource for young learners ages 2–8+, with an award-winning online curriculum and 8,500+ interactive books, educational games, puzzles, and other learning activities. (For home access, click here.)

Great Websites for Kids
The best educational, game, and entertainment websites for kids, approved and recommended by the American Library Association.

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