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Family Literacy Resources
Santa Barbara Public Library Resources
SBPL Library Cards for Student Success
Hundreds of thousands of physical materials and extensive digital resources from the Santa Barbara Public Library are now available to students of the Santa Barbara Unified School District.
SBPL Kids Materials Delivery
Use this link to request 1-4 kids items to be delivered by mail from the Santa Barbara Public Library.
SBPL Adult Materials Delivery
Use this link to request 1-2 adult items to be delivered by mail from the Santa Barbara Public Library.
SBPL Zip Books
Zip Books is an innovative alternative to traditional inter-library loan. You may request a book or an audiobook that is not available at any Santa Barbara Public Library location to be delivered to your home, free of charge.
100+ Free Video Read Alouds
Links to over 100 picture book storytime videos, compiled by the Indianapolis Public Library,
100 MORE Free Video Read Alouds
Links to 100 additional picture book storytime videos, compiled by the Indianapolis Public Library. Includes a link to their original "100+ Free Video Read Alouds" list.
New York Public Library Online Storytime
Children's librarians from the New York Public Library read beloved books, sing songs, and share early literacy tips.
From the SAG-AFTRA Foundation, Storyline Online streams videos featuring celebrated actors reading children’s books alongside illustrations.
Therapy Dog Story Time
Videos of Therapy Dogs of Santa Barbara volunteers reading picture books with their dogs.
Local Attractions - Online!
To access ebooks, click on the title below, then click on the "View eBook" link. From off campus, you will be asked to enter your Pipeline username and password.
Origami Games: Hands-on Fun for Kids! by
Call Number: eBook
Fold and play fun origami games with this easy origami book for children. It contains clear and easy illustrated instructions for creating whimsical origami game pieces.
100 Playground Games for Children by
Call Number: eBook
Publication Date: 2014
Throughout childhood, play provides a vital role in children's development. Physical activities at playtime not only give children opportunities to get rid of pent-up energy or emotions but also help to keep them fit.