What's New in Kids
The MakeMake collection 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.
Sora is Overdrive's app designed for K-12 schools. Denver Public Schools (DPS) and Denver Public Library (DPL) have turned on the Sora Public Library Connect feature that allows students to access the DPL Overdrive collection from their DPS Overdrive account.
Welcome to Reading
Learning to read is a process that takes plenty of practice, repetition, and motivation. We've compiled tips, recommendations, activities and lists of excellent books for kids.
Personalized Reading List
After school, our library locations come alive with kids looking for places to relax and connect. Many locations offer afterschool programs for social connection and enrichment.
Explore early learning activities beyond traditional storytimes! Each program develops early learning skills through play and interaction. Activities include cooking, soccer, animal meet and greets, yoga and so much more. All activities are suitable for children ages birth through preschool with their caregivers. Activities change from week to week and vary by branch, so please check the events calendar for specific locations and details.
LENA Start is a free program for parents that uses group classes to help caregivers of young children to increase interactive talk. Over 10 weekly sessions, parents receive feedback on how much they’re talking, combined with instruction on techniques for talking and reading more, delivered in a supportive group environment.
Denver Public Library offers many reliable and accurate resources to help you with your homework. They are available any time to anyone with a Denver Public Library card.
- Kids' Online Resources for Colorado Research
- STEM Activities Inspired by Beginning Readers
- CQ Researcher
- Explora Kids