Kids' Books & Stories

  • BookHive
  • "Your Guide To Children's Literature".
  • Chateau Meddybemps Beantime Stories
  • Come meet Tippity and Frogwart, the witches on the Island of Meddybemps, and read their favourite stories.
  • Children's Storybooks Online
  • Illustrated children's stories for kids of all ages.
  • Curious George Stories
  • Curious George books are read out loud as you turn the pages.
  • Enoch Pratt Free Library e-Stories Project
  • A collection of live-action, multicultural storyteller performances.
  • Get Ready to Read!
  • Designed to support educators, parents, and young children in the development of early literacy skills in the years before kindergarten.
  • International Children's Digital Library
  • Full text children's books in languages from around the world. Over 4,600 children's books in 61 different languages.
  • Kid's AOL Stories
  • Listen to popular books being read outloud, including Arthur, Snow White, One Hungry Monster and more.
  • Kid's Storytelling Club
  • Become a Storyteller!
  • library2go for Kids
  • FREE downloadable eBooks and eAudiobooks for kids.
  • Lil' Fingers
  • A storybook site for toddlers with educational games, storybooks and printable coloring pages.
  • NoveList K-8 Plus    In Library | Outside Library
  • Discover the fiction titles that are popular with young readers. Materials for all K-8 grade levels, including picture books, children's "chapter" books and young adult titles
  • Oxford Owl
  • Discover a range of children's ebooks online in the Oxford Owl Library. For ages 3 - 11.
  • RIF Reading Planet
  • Enjoy reading and singing along to these fun, animated stories!
  • StoryPlace: The Children's Digital Library
  • Explore pages full of stories and activities for children young and old.
  • The Stacks for Kids
  • A Scholastic site about books and reading for kids, where you can create profiles and interact with other kids about books, authors, etc. in a safe environment.
  • Starfall's Learn To Read With Phonics
  • A free website to teach children to read with phonics. For preschool, kindergarten, and first grade. Exciting phonics games and online interactive books.
  • Storybird
  • A fun, free website where children and parents can select professional artwork and create their own storybooks.
  • The Story Museum
  • Listen to storytellers tell tales from around the world.
  • Storyline Online
  • An online streaming video program where actors read children's books aloud. Each books includes accompanying activities and lesson ideas.
  • Storynory
  • Free audio stories to listen to online or download.
  • TD Summer Reading Club
  • Imagine a summer of fun and adventure! Join the TD Summer Reading Club at your local library to discover thrilling books and amazing things to do.
  • TD Kids Book Corner
  • Home of the TD Canadian Children's Literature Award.
  • Toronto Public Library KidsSpace
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  • TumbleBookCloud
  • An online collection of read-along books, including text and audio narration, for elementary and high school students, EAL students and adult learners. Sentences are highlighted as they are being read and the pages turn automatically. The collection includes chapter books, early readers, YA/Teen Novels, and classic American and English literature as well as a selection of National Geographic videos.
  • TumbleBookCloud Junior
  • An online collection of read-along books, including text and audio narration, for elementary school students. Sentences are highlighted as they are being read and the pages turn automatically. The collection includes chapter books, graphic novels, and audio books as well as a selection of National Geographic videos.
  • TumbleBookLibrary
  • Animated, talking picture books for children. TumbleBooks are created by taking existing picture books, adding animation, sound, music and narration to produce an electronic picture book which you can read, or have read to you. There is also a Language Learning Section with a selection of books in Spanish and French.