Books and Reading

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Find books and audiobooks, music CDs, DVDs and videos, large print materials, foreign language materials, recommended reading and best seller lists and more. 

Digital Library​

Learn about using your library card to access free downloadable resources such as e-books and audiobooks.

Goodreads

View titles recommended by our Youth & Family Services team. The bookshelves are organized by age ranging from birth to Grade 5.

NoveList ​

​Use NoveList to find fiction and non-fiction books based on books you've already read (read-alikes), or topics in which you are interested in. Explore the “Ages 0-8” and “Ages 9-12” portals to find youth books. Use the “Search for More” feature at the end of each book’s review page to find similar titles.

VBPL Reading Programs

​Find out more about our annual Battle of the B​ooks​​ (for 5th graders and middle school students) and Summer Reading Challenge (for all ages). Even our youngest readers (ages birth to five) can participate in our 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten​ program.

 ​​Early Learning by World Book.

 Early Learning​ by World Book​ - Stories, games and other activities for early literacy.​ Includes read-along books and other early literacy programs
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