All Ventura County Library services have reopened.

For current hours of operation, please visit the Locations page.
Attention kids, teens, and adults: Summer Reading has started!
  • Teen reading on a tablet while sitting on a park bench with a bicycle nearby

Reading Resources for Teens

Welcome to the reading resources page for teens. 

NEW Beanstack Spring Reading Challenge!
Keep track of your reading on our new Beanstack site at   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.


  • AudioFile SYNC  SYNC is a free summer audiobook program for teens 13+.  Running April 29 - August 4 2021,  SYNC gives participants two thematically paired audiobooks each week.  Titles are all available worldwide and change every Thursday at midnight Eastern Time during the season. SYNC Faq.
  • 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
  • Virtual Library Comic Convention -  Califa Group has partnered with BiblioLabs to bring Virtual Library Comic Convention.  A collection of comics that will be free to libraries and patrons in California through August 31st, serving as a valuable tool in statewide summer reading program support for all libraries.