Make reading and the Library part of your summer. Join St. Louis Public Library’s Summer Reading Program between May 22 and July 29, at your local Branch or online. Once you sign up, keep track of your reading and claim your prizes at any St. Louis Public Library branch between May 30 and July 29.
The St. Louis Public Library offers downloadables just for Kids and Teens. Use your library card to download eBooks, Audiobooks, Comics and get suggestions on what to read during the summer from our digital collections. Download the apps to read or listen to books on your mobile device.
Access to downloadable eBooks and eAudiobooks, just for kids and teens! Every book lover is sure to find an enjoyable title, available for download to the device of their choice, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. You can check out up to ten Overdrive titles, for seven or fourteen days, and you can place up to twelve holds at a time.
Hoopla offers eBooks, eAudiobooks and comics available for download. There are materials available for all ages of users, and a special 'kids mode' can limit results to juvenile content. All items are available for instantaneous download; there are no hold lists, which means no waiting for your favorite materials. With your library card you’ll receive ten Hoopla checkouts per month. Follow the link below to start your account and dive in to the vast collection of media from Hoopla!
TumbleBooks offers animated, talking picture books which you can read or have read to you.
ComicsPlus: Library Edition brings unlimited access to thousands of digital graphic novels and comics for kids and teens on any web-connected device. There are no limits on the number of items you can check out, and there are no holds or waiting – all comics are available whenever you want them.
Need help finding good books to read? Novelist K-8 helps kids and young teens do just that! Use your favorite books and authors to find new adventures! If you can't think of a book you've liked in the past, simply choose a topic of interest and explore lists of recommended books. NoveList K-8 Plus includes both fiction and nonfiction titles. Teachers will find thematic units and other resources for incorporating fiction and nonfiction into the classroom, as well.
Beanstack is a personalized service designed for young readers up to 12 years of age. It features tools to help families, educators, and children themselves discover books in our collection, programs at our library, and activities that encourage lifelong reading. When you log what you read for the Summer Reading program, you will receive recommendations for more titles you might like from Beanstack.