Online stories

Some of the best collections of online stories for kids.
Please note, some of these resources need a Burnaby Public Library card to use them.

BookFlix
Picture-book videos are paired with nonfiction e-books. Recommended for pre-kindergarten to Grade 3. Excellent for struggling readers.
Access: In the library and at home with your BPL card.

Library to Go
BPL's growing collection of fiction and non-fiction e-books and audiobooks. Download titles to read or listen to on a home computer, e-reader or mobile device. This collection is available only to Burnaby residents. Check out our getting started guide.
Access: In the library and at home with your BPL card.

Toon Readers
From the publishers of TOON books, this free resource of stories to listen to, is available in English, French, Spanish, Chinese and Russian.

Sesame Street E-Books
An online collection of Sesame Street e-books, including both Sesame Street classics and newer titles. Choose from more than 100 read-along e-books, plus e-books with audio narration, animation, interactivity and more. Also available online learning games and printable books, etc.
Access: In the library and at home with your BPL card.

Storyline Online
Listen and watch as actors read a variety of popular picture books.
Access: In the library and at home (no library card required).

TumbleBookLibrary
Read or listen to early readers, chapter books, and animated talking picture books. Also includes literacy games, and books in French, and Spanish (look for the "language learning" button).
Access: In the library and at home with your BPL card.

TumbleBookCloud
An online collection of read-along titles, including chapter books. Sentences are highlighted as they are read.
Access: In the library and at home with your BPL card.