• MUZZY ONLINE
    Before I speak, I have something important to say. Groucho Marx

    MUZZY ONLINE

    Available in seven languages (English, Spanish, French, Chinese, Italian, German, and South Korean), MUZZY is a captivating and entertaining way for kids to learn another language.

  • eBooks for kids
    Children are made readers on the laps of their parents. Emilie Buchwald

    eBooks for kids

    OverDrive's Digital Collection for Kids allows parents to quickly and easily find eBook titles that your child will love. Browse by Subject or Reading Level, or check out the New Arrivals and Most Popular titles!

  • Jump Rope Workshop with Extreme Elevation

    Impress your friends and family with new jump rope skills and tricks taught by competitive jump ropers from Extreme Elevation. Registration required.

  • You're Invited!

    Enjoy a picnic with your teddy bear and grown-up. Kids ages 3–10 will take part in crafts, songs, dancing, cookies, and juice, and will be able to take a photo with the Library's giant teddy bear. Registration is required.

  • The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams. Eleanor Roosevelt

    Help build a better world this summer by participating in The City Library's Super Summer Challenge! All City Library locations will host events featuring magic, science, art, animals, and much more.

  • RBdigital
    If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all. Oscar Wilde

    RBdigital

    RBdigital makes kids' fiction and nonfiction audiobooks available for download.

  • Beanstack
    Make your child's early reading experience a success.

    Beanstack

    A new offering from The City Library, Beanstack helps you discover books based on your child's interests, allowing you to explore deeper into The City Library's catalog of children's books. Sort and filter titles by genre, topic, age range, even the type of main characters in the book! Track your child's reading progress with badges and Learning Tracks.

  • I wouldn' say no teh a bit o' yer birthday cake, neither. Hagrid

    Celebrate Harry Potter’s birthday and the 20th anniversary of the publication of "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone"! All ages will be able to take part in activities that include potion making, the care of magical creatures, magic, and much more.

  • Escape the Room Star Wars Edition

    Kids ages 8 and up are invited to take part in a special Star Wars-themed escape challenge.

  • Tracy Aviary Explore Nature in the City

    Kids can experience different aspects of nature in this series, including taking part in insect safaris, exploring neighborhoods, mapping parks, and making art with natural materials.

Prepare your little one for kindergarten through the world of books. This program invites you to read 1,000 books during the first five years of your child's life. For each milestone you reach in your journey (100, 250, 500, 750, and 1,000 books), you will receive a prize.

Start tracking your progress today by picking up a reading log at any City Library location or through Beanstack at slcpl.beanstack.org.









The Children's Librarians at The City Library are pleased to be able to share their expertise in the form of these thoughtful and timely booklists.

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Kids Databases


The City Library is pleased to provide several databases with streaming and downloadable content tailored for kids. Get started exploring by browsing the databases below.













Talk, sing, read, write, and play! We all have a role in getting Utah kids ready to read!
Utah Kids Ready to Read is the Utah State Library Division's early literacy initiative.