1000 Books Before Kindergarten

We invite you to participate in this free program which encourages you to read 1,000 books with your children before he or she starts kindergarten. Come by the Library to pick up your starter kit.

1000 Books Before Kindergarten

Parent Resources:

Need something else? Call the Hilary Tsukakoshi, Youth Services Coordinator at 503-435-5559 or email

eBooks, eAudio, eMagazines

Available with your library card and PIN

Audible Stories
A selective collection of free audiobook resources from Audible.

Listen to eAudiobooks, and read eBooks and eMagazines with Library2go, which you can access using the app, Libby. Libby works with smartphones, tablets, Kindles, and eReaders. Video guide to Library2Go.

Open Library
Provides access to 1.7 million eBooks.

Project Gutenberg
Project Gutenberg is a library of over 60,000 free eBooks. Choose among free epub and Kindle eBooks, download them or read them online. You will find the world’s great literature here, with focus on older works for which U.S. copyright has expired.

Homework Help

Online Resources with your Library Card and PIN. Click here to access the link.

Reading Recommendations

click here for more information.

Oregon Battle of the Books

What’s a battle of the books? Click here to find out.

Oregon School Library Information System (OSLIS)

Oregon School Library Information Network helps kids learn to research and research to learn. If you don’t remember your login or don’t have one yet, call or email the Library for login information (503-845-6401, or contact Jen Maurer at the State Library of Oregon. To access the OSLIS click here.

Read to Reduce

Children 12 years and younger may reduce overdue library fines by reading in the library or attending library programs. Click here to learn more.