Sacramento Public Library

Go Read with Sacramento Public Library

Discover the many ways to read with the Library

The Library is a great place to read, and is also an amazing resource for reading on-the-go. We invite you to experience the extensive services, collections and events related to reading with the Library.



New Book Alerts

Be the first to know about new books at your library

Books and apps matched to your child's age and interests
  Books for You
Personalized book recommendations based on your interests

Expert book recommendations to help you find your next read

  Dial-a-Story and Telecuento
Picture books read weekly in English and Spanish.
  Adult Literacy
Volunteer to open the world of reading to others by being a tutor
Borrow books from libraries across California and Nevada
  10 Books to Read
Books that encourage reading aloud to children



eBooks and Audiobooks
Accessible anytime, anywhere, on almost any device


Zinio Magazines
Almost 130 magazines for your tablet or computer, from Wired to Newsweek and The New Yorker


Animated storybooks and educational activities for kids


African-American Experience
Articles and media that portray African-American history and culture


Book Club in a Box
Everything you need to run a book club, including multiple copies of a title


Sacramento Bee e-Edition
Today's Bee, plus 14 days of archives


Lucky Day
Best-sellers and hot titles for check out — no waiting lists


Queer Reads
Discover the best LGBTQ+ books, resources and more


Great Reads
Reading lists recommended by your librarian


Adult New Readers
Collection of easy reading titles for adult learners
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Library assistance

We pride ourselves on our ability to promptly respond to our guests' needs. Visit a branch, attend a Tech Help event or contact us for assistance with any of the items listed below.
  • eReader support
  • Reading recommendations
  • Book club picks

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