Find a Good Book

Storytime Anytime!

Take storytime home with you when you check out one of our Storytime Kits. Complete with a selection of books on favorite topics, suggested songs and fingerplays, and puppets or flannelboard props, these have everything you need to do your own storytime at home. Topic include: Bedtime, Colors, Things That Go, Farmyard, Dinosaurs, Counting, Alphabet, New Baby, and many more.

For a digital experience, we recommend the following links:


Animated fiction and non-fiction picture books online.

BookFLIX (use this link when at the Library)
BookFLIX (use this link when not at the Library)

Pairs classic video storybooks from Weston Woods with related nonfiction eBooks from Scholastic to build a love of reading and learning.

International Children's Digital Library

Read children's books in many languages from around the world.

What to Read Next?

A family reading


Boy with a good book.

Download Free Kids' eBooks and eAudiobooks!

You can download popular picture books and kids' novels as well as adult titles from the Northern California Digital Library. Read or listen to them on a phone, tablet, or e-reader. These titles check out to your library account and are returned automatically. They're great for travel and easy to pack along anytime.

Have your Monterey Public Library card ready and sign in to browse our digital ebook and eaudiobook collection. When you are ready to check out a book, follow the directions on our site to install the Overdrive App or ask at the library desk for help setting up your account.

Girl reading with our toy otter.