Read books and stories in English and other languages on your computer …
Read or listen to animated, talking picturebooks in English, Chinese, French, or Spanish. San José Library card and PIN needed for home access.
Children's Fiction in OverDrive Digital Library
Use your library card and pin number to check out/download Alice in Wonderland, Black Beauty, Grimm’s Fairy Tales, Tom Sawyer Abroad and other favorites. San José Library card and PIN needed for home access.
Children's Books Online: The Rosetta Project
Would you like to read a book your grandparents might have read? Here you can find over 2,000 illustrated children's books published in the 19th and early 20th century. Some books are in Spanish or in other languages.
International Children’s Digital Library
This online library has illustrated children's books in English, Spanish, French, Russian, Farsi, Chinese and Vietnamese.
Wired for Books Kids’ Corner
Read The Tale of Peter Rabbit and other Beatrix Potter stories in English or Japanese or listen to them in English, French, German, and Japanese (requires free RealAudio software).
Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia
Encyclopedia articles can be read in English and are also translated into Spanish, Chinese and a number of other languages.