Ebooks & E-Reading for Children

Try out our free electronic content available to anyone with an NVDPL Library card!

Downloadable Ebooks

Library2Go includes a selection of children's titles that are available as downloadable e-books.


Library Databases

Creativebug

Learn through this arts and crafts education resource. Thousands of video classes with activities for all ages and new content added daily. Instructional videos on sewing, quilting, knitting, crochet, drawing, painting, paper crafts, jewelry, food & home, holiday & party, and more.

Mobile app access is available when you create an account with an email address and password.

Need help getting started? Access this Tutorial.

Kanopy Kids (pilot through December 31, 2021)

The Kanopy Kids area features unlimited access to streaming kids' movies, TV shows, and animated picture books for children ages 2 and up. There is also great math, science and language learning content.

Unlimited streaming available. Videos watched in Kanopy Kids do not count against your 4 free plays in Kanopy. Learn more about using Kanopy at NVDPL!

Download the app: iOS | Android

Need help getting started? Access this Tutorial.

Libby & Library2Go (OverDrive) Ebooks, E-Audiobooks, & E-Comics

Now you can take great books with you wherever you go! An extensive selection of popular fiction and non-fiction ebooks, audiobooks and comics for all ages. Read in your browser or download books to your Apple or Android mobile device, Kobo e-reader, mp3 player and enjoy them on the go!

Download the Libby app for your device at OverDrive's Device Help page.

Need help getting started? Access this Tutorial, or view the OverDrive's help pages.

Libby & Library2Go (OverDrive) Magazines

Enjoy finding magazines for kids. Includes several titles in French and other languages. Read using the Libby app for the best small screen reading experience.

Download the Libby app for your device at OverDrive's Device Help page.

Need help getting started? Access this Tutorial, or view the OverDrive's help pages.

Tumble Book Library K-6 children's ebook database

Listen and read along with some of your favourite picture books by the likes of Robert Munsch, Kate DiCamillo, Doreen Cronin and many more. Compatible with iPhone and iPad. Other Languages section includes some books in Spanish and French.

Tumble Math K-6 math ebook database (pilot through December 31, 2021)

TumbleMath is a comprehensive collection of math eBooks designed for students. The eBooks combine animation, narration and sound to create stories and teach math concepts. They are accompanied by supplementary materials such as lesson plans, instructional videos, educational games and quizzes to test and track student progress. Designed for students of all ages, TumbleMath allows students to learn at their own pace and gives them the ability to take ownership over their learning.

Note: The vendor has extended free access to Tumblebooks products though to August 31, 2020 for all public libraries in BC.