Free Denver Public Library eBooks and eAudio Books for Children

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With print library books unavailable for the time being, digital reading formats like eBooks and Audio eBooks are a great way to keep kids and families reading and accessing new books. 

DPL offers several collections of eBooks and Audiobooks that include children’s and teen materials.

OverDrive

DPL's largest collection of eBooks and Audiobooks for kids, teens and adults. The Kids Collection has thousands of great titles to choose from. Login with your DPL card to check items out or place items on hold. 

  • Materials for kids in PreK-12th grade
  • Spanish language children’s materials available
  • Limited number of checkouts per book
  • Search books by: Availability, Audience, Date Added, Format, Subject, Interest Level, ATOS Levels, Lexile Measures, Text Difficulty
  • For more information about using OverDrive, check out this video from our library friends at Denver Public Schools.
  • Please note: All audiobooks previously available on RBdigital are now available directly through OverDrive.

TumbleBooks

Narrated and animated fiction and nonfiction picture books and chapter books with highlighted text. Accessible without checkout. 

  • Materials for kids in PreK-8th grade
  • Spanish language children’s materials available
  • Books are viewable in browser without checkout
  • Collections include: Story BooksRead Alongs, ​eBooks, ​Graphic Novels, ​Nonfiction
  • Search books by: Title, Author, Subject, Language, Running Time, Genre, Lexile Level, AR Level, Grade Level

BookFlix

Pairs streaming video storybooks with related nonfiction eBooks from Scholastic. Login with your DPL card to access books.

  • Materials for kids in PreK-3rd grade
  • Spanish language children’s materials available
  • Books are viewable in browser without checkout
  • Search books by: Themes, Categories, Running Times, Story Lexiles, Grade Levels, Language (English or Spanish)

MakeMake

Includes 400 high quality, authentic Spanish language children’s books. You’ll find picture books, read-along books with audio, and interactive eBooks complete with a Spanish language search and interface. Login with your DPL card to access books.

  • Materials for kids in PreK-8th grade
  • Spanish language children’s materials
  • Books are viewable in browser without checkout
  • Search books by: Title, Author, Editor
  • Browse by: Themes, Categories, Ages

Kanopy for Kids Animated Picture Books

More than 200 animated picture books available through the Kanopy Kids platform. Login with your DPL card to access books.

  • After logging in, click Go to Kanopy Kids, click Browse, then click the Story Time button
  • Books are viewable in browser without checkout
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