Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

Read Children's Books Online: Book Lists for Families

Links to hundreds of e-books, audio books, and video books (books read aloud on video) for children. All books are free and legally posted.

Welcome to Book Lists for Families

                                                                                                                                      Library family

Take a look at these book lists broken down by age and category. These represent top picks for each group for you to explore. Happy Reading! 

Have questions? Book suggestions? Don't see what you're looking for? Contact Sara Scoggan at 845-563-3623 or email sscoggan@rcls.org

Books for Little Ones: Birth-Kindergarten

Books for Girls or Boys

Books for Growing Readers: Grades 1-5

Books for Families

Sharing audiobooks can be a rewarding experience for the whole family without having to be staring at a screen. Listening to stories can build comprehension and, yes, reading skills, even without a printed page and can be the starting point for an enriching, shared conversation among family members. Don't forget that free audiobooks can be accessed through Newburgh Free Library's two digital platforms, Libby and hoopla.

Books for Tweens and Teens (Grades 6-12)

Book Lists by Subject

Diverse Books

More to Explore