Besides the many wonderful books our elementary library has to offer in print, we encourage you to explore these websites which offer a wide selection of free e-books for you to read, listen to, and enjoy – especially on days our library is closed.(The links on this page are also available through the Media Center's Only2Clicks pages.)

Tumble Book Library – an online collection of e-books

International Children’s Digital Library – an online library with children’s books from around the world in many different languages

Children’s Storybooks Online – illustrated children’s stories, mainly for our younger readers

Big Universe – a wide selection of fiction and nonfiction children’s books

Speakaboos – Kids’ stories, songs, games and educational activities

Myths and Legends – myths and legends as well as a story creator

Good Night Stories – e-books and online games

Just one more book – podcasts about great children’s books to read – fun to listen and great recommendations to follow up

Storynory – free audio stories for kids – comes also with text to read along

Storyplace – the children’s digital library of the Public Library of Charlotte & Mecklenburg County

Children’s Books Online – the Rosetta Project scans historical picture books and makes them available online, some translated into various languages. This project is the work of volunteers.

Clifford Stories – books to read, story builder and many activities around the Big Red Dog