Information for children in English and Spanish and available in audio. Other sections of their website have information for parent(s). 

Give your infant, toddler, or preschooler a jump start on reading by participating in our 1000 Books Before Kindergarten program.

AbeBooks is an online marketplace for books. Millions of brand new books, used books, rare books, and out-of-print books are offered for sale through the AbeBooks websites from thousands of booksellers around the world.

New and used books.  Alibris is the premiere marketplace for Books, Music and Movies. It have been in business since 1998 and has connected millions of buyers with thousands of Independent Sellers from across the world. Shopping at Alibris means that you are directly supporting local and independent sellers.

At home access to this resource continues until the end of 2021. For genealogical research, with digitized images of the U.S. Federal Census from 1790 forward, the American Genealogical Biographical Index, Passenger and Immigration Lists Index, and more. Log in with your library bar code. Link opens in a new tab or window.

Right now, and for as long as schools are closed, Audible is offering instant streaming of a collection of stories to kids everywhere. All stories are free to stream on your desktop, laptop, phone or tablet. Explore the collection, select a title and start listening. It's that easy.

Ready for a new challenge? We have a reading challenge for you, no matter your age or the time of year! Track your progress on Beanstack and complete fun activities. Register for our current challenge today! Link opens in a new tab or window.

Get a set of books for your book club. Each bag contains multiple copies of the title, many have large print and audiobooks included.  Check out the list and then contact your librarian to schedule a use. Link opens in a new tab or window.

BookPage is a monthly book review publication distributed to 400,000 avid readers through subscribing bookstores and public libraries. Founded in 1988 and located in Nashville, Tennessee, BookPage serves as a broad-based selection guide to the best new books published every month. All of the content from the print edition is posted on BookPage.com each month.

Looking for a new book suggestion? Answer the questions and follow the arrows for suggestions of recently released titles. More genres coming soon! 

Book Riot is dedicated to the idea that writing about books and reading should be just as diverse as books and readers are. So sometimes we are serious and sometimes silly. Some of our writers are pros.

Videos and animated books about Animals and Nature, People and Places, ABC’s and 1, 2, 3’s, Family and Community, Music and Rhyme, Adventure, and more. Enjoy read aloud with words highlighting and interactive games. Some films and books are available in Spanish too! See a full list here.

Combines pop culture with reading recommendations.

 Access to General Chemistry & Organic Chemistry study guides, exercises, and practice tests.

A resource for teachers, parents, and caregivers with suggested reading lists and an online game to introduce caregivers and their preschool children to engaging online resources to strengthen early literacy, math, and science skills.

Duolingo exists so that everyone can have a chance to learn a new language. Free language education – no hidden fees, no premium content, just free.

Day by day craft ideas, math and science activities, book suggestions, and more, that help promote early literacy.

Fiction_L is an electronic mailing list (aka "ListServe") devoted to reader's advisory topics such as book discussions, booktalks, collection development issues, booklists and bibliographies, and a wide variety of other topics of interest to librarians, book discussion leaders, and others with an interest in reader's advisory. Fiction_L was developed for and by librarians dealing with fiction collections and requests; however fiction lovers worldwide are welcome to join the discussion.

Deciding what to read next? This is the right place. Tell us what titles or genres you’ve enjoyed in the past, and we’ll give you surprisingly insightful recommendations.

Each year students across Pennsylvania participate in choosing the Keystone to Reading Book Award winners

Catalog your library collection and share with a community of 2,000,000 book lovers.

Free public domain audiobooks read by volunteers around the world. Safe to download to your device. An affiliate of Project Gutenberg.

Local LIT features literary events & resources in the Philadelphia area and beyond.

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