Kids Reading Outdoor

For Children

New books, recommendations, and more!

Picture Books

Kids and Tweens


These great resources are available with your library card!

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Full online curriculum for children ages 2-8 is subscription-based, with no advertising, pop-up ads, or links to other sites. Children can learn and explore with their parents, or on their own (depending on age and ability), in a safe and secure online educational environment. *Available only within library branches. (Free access not available from home.)


Download popular and bestselling eBooks and audiobooks with your library card. To get started, download the app then log in using your library card number and SCLENDS "My Account" password. Borrow up to 5 titles at a time.

*Make sure to click "Kids Fiction" or "Nonfiction" to filter the kids books.


A collection of subscription databases with resources such as books, magazines, maps, and videos.

​Provides high-quality publications for students and teachers alike. Discus allows students to safely search for up-to-date information without sifting through advertisements and non-educational results found in search engines such as Google.



Instantly borrow eBooks, audiobooks, music albums, movies, TV shows and graphic novels. No wait lists! Download the free Hoopla app or visit their site, then create an account using your Beaufort County Library card number. Each cardholder can enjoy eight (8) borrows per month. 

*Make sure to turn on Kids Mode to show only kid-friendly content.


Learning Express Library

Collection of test-preparation tools, skill-building materials, and other career and life skills resources for elementary school students through adults. Improve academic, workplace and personal skills, explore colleges and careers, prepare for college admissions and occupational exams, and practice for the GED®, ASVAB and U.S. citizenship exams.


Collection includes over 500 fiction and non-fiction animated and talking story, and chapter books.

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