Digital Books and Magazines for Kids & Families
TumbleBookLibrary is an online collection of animated, talking picture books that teaches kids the joy of reading in a format they'll love. TumbleBooks are created by taking existing picture books, adding animation, sound, music and narration to produce an electronic picture book which you can read, or have read to you.
Hoopla offers online and mobile access to thousands of movies, TV shows, music, eBooks, audiobooks and comics.
Library2go has eBooks and eAudiobooks galore! Checkout, download, place a hold, read, listen, enjoy.
Flipster lets you browse the latest issues of digital versions of popular magazines for adults and kids. Magazines can be downloaded to tablet computers, including iPads, for offline reading anytime anywhere.
There are many great storytime options available online. Here's a few of our favorites to get started with!
Goodnight with Dolly: ongoing 10 week special with Dolly Parton
Storytime From Space: stories read by real astronauts from the International Space Station.
ABC Life Literacy Canada offers resources and downloads that can help encourage reading within your family.
Saskatchewan Ministry of Education provides information regarding child care, prekindergarten, kindergarten and early learning supports for families.
National Reading Campaign website contains research, kids book reviews and more.
NoveList K-8 Plus database for kids provides reading recommendations and read-alikes for kindergarten through grade 8.
TD Summer Reading Club is an annual event that may help children avoid summer learning loss while experiencing the fun of participation and possible prizes.
Download or Print Book Lists
Parents and caregivers are key to promoting reading and writing skills within families. Below are lists of helpful and favorite books - from those that will teach how to promote reading and writing skills, to favorite family read-alouds, to phonemic awareness books that help children understand that words are made of individual sounds.