Kids Reading Resources

Photo of children laying on the floor reading, surrounded by bookshelves.


Since you're reading anyway, why not log your reading for a chance to earn prizes? New opportunities to win every season! 

Reading Challenge Login


VCL eBooks for Kids


Ventura County Library's primary source for downloadable audiobooks and ebooks for all ages. Set up a 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.

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.


VCL Staff Reading Children's Classics on YouTube

Chapter books: The Little Prince | The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe |

For younger readers/listeners: | Picture Book Read-Alouds Bilingual Storytime | Storytime in English |


Additional Reading Resources

Braille Institute Child and Youth Services  Includes a Summer Reading Challenge and the Braille Special Collection program, designed to increase braille literacy and foster a love of reading by providing blind and visually impaired children with free braille books and storybook kits.