Reading Resources for Kids
Check out resources for students of all ages.
NEW Beanstack Winter Reading Challenge!
Keep track of your reading on our new Beanstack site at vencolibrary.beanstack.org. As this is a new site, registration is required.
Ventura County Library's primary source for downloadable audiobooks and ebooks for all ages. Set up your free account with your library card number.
Classic video storybooks for beginning readers with read-alouds, educational games, and activities. Sign in with your library card number.
Additional websites currently offering free digital audiobooks, eBooks, and read-alouds:
- Books to Reassure Young Kids During Covid-19 Isolation Links curated by the County of Ventura Human Services Agency.
- Audible Stories Access to audiobooks in the following categories: Harry Potter, Littlest Listeners, Elementary, Tween, and Teen.
- Open Library for Students Digital books and resources curated for a K-12 audience. A free account is required. Open Library is run by the non-profit organization, Internet Archive.
- Roald Dahl HQ YouTube Channel featuring a James and the Giant Peach read-aloud and much more content related to this beloved children's author and his books.
- TumbleBook Library K-6 Access to digital storybooks, read-alouds, ebooks, graphic novels, non-fiction, and more.