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Help your patrons find free ebook and audiobook options during the COVID-19 pandmic.
Free Ebooks and Audiobooks Storytime Resources Online Storytimes

Free ebook and audiobooks:

Storytime resources:

Many publishers and authors have adapted their policies to let educators use their books for virtual storytimes. Here are some that we've found (check individual publishers for dates):

Online storytimes:
Here are some online storytimes and author events you can share.

  • Operation Storytime famous authors reading children's books aloud.
  • Storyline Online streams videos featuring celebrated actors reading children’s books alongside creatively produced illustrations.
  • LaVar Burton Reads Reading Rainbow's LaVar Burton brings short fiction by Neil Gaiman, Haruki Murakami, Octavia Butler, Ray Bradbury and more to life in this regular podcast.
  • Julie's Library- Julie Andrews reads aloud.
  • #OperationReadAloud - a Facebook group to share and find author's reading their books aloud.

For more information, contact Information Services Team.