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Free Reading Apps for Kids

After the holidays families may have new devices to explore, connect with online resources or create new content. Below are FREE apps you can download to enjoy books, music and movies from our library collection. 

  • Enki -  This collection includes kid's comics, graphic novels, study guides and more kids of all ages. 
  • Hoopla  - Download or stream ebooks, music, audiobooks, movies, comics, and television. You can apply KIDS MODE which only show kid-appropriate content in browse and search results.
  • Libby for OverDrive - With OverDrive, you can borrow e-books (including Kindle books), downloadable audiobooks, and stream videos from OPL's  collection.
  • RBdigital  - Check out magazines like Highlights, American Girl and Ask.
  • Tumblebooks for Kids - Enjoy interactive, online picture books and early readers for kids for different reading levels, with games and puzzles.

Information about additonal online resources can be found online at: http://oaklandlibrary.org/online-resources/e-books-and-digital-content

What are some of your favorites? 

Cascada de Flores

Cascada de Flores transforms the nostalgic song and traditions of Mexico and its neighbors into simple and beautiful arrangements that allow space for both improvisation and pure expression.

Come celebrate Latinx Cultural Heritage with musical stories for children and their families:

  • Tuesday, September 24  -  Brookfield Branch @ 1:30pm
  • Saturday, September 28 - Golden Gate Branch @ 10:30am 
  • Saturday, September 28 -  Lakeview Branch @ 2:00pm 

The duo will also be peforming later this fall:

  • Wednesday, October 23 -  West Branch @ 10:00am