Book Connections

Book Connections
Book Connections

What is Book Connections?

Book Connections is an easy-to-use website that adds a multimedia dimension to the reading experiences of children's and young adult books. This online database is developed and maintained to include thousands of resources about fiction and nonfiction books for youth, with every resource selected to encourage the integration of multimedia author and book materials into reading and library activities.

Access provided courtesy of the California State Library.

Book & Author Resources
Engage with Diverse Books



Children's Books & Author Resources
Teen Books & Author Resources
Children, Teen and Family Home Kit
Recursos de Lectura

How do I Get Started?

  1. Have your library card ready (Don't have one? No problem! Check out our eCard registration page).

  2. Click on the GO button above.

  3. Log in with your library card and PIN if asked.


  • Search for a title and find resources to enhance the reading experience including author interviews, book guides, lesson plans, vocabulary lists, annotations and related booklists.

  • View Meet-the-Author movies.

  • Find out how an author's name is really pronounced.

  • Watch book trailers.

  • Check out many booklists to find your next book to read.

  • Find complete book readings and read along audio performances.

  • A For Professionals area supports educators and librarians with curated content covering programs, homeschool support, readers advisory, summer reading and more.

Available for Use On

Any computer or device with a browser and internet access. There is currently no app for this product.

Need Help?

Contact us by email, phone or in person at any library branch.