Welcome to PBS Books Storytime! 

“PBS Books Storytime” is a resource developed by the PBS Books channel to offer author read-aloud stories and book features for educators, libraries and families.

The segments feature children’s book authors and others in “Read-Aloud” segments and/or video features on new and best-loved children’s books. 

Stories will be posted each day, so follow PBS Books on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram and look for the hashtag #PBSBooksStorytime!

Watch this space and our social media messages for new and fun stories!

PBS Books is also aggregating a list of other credible book-related resources for parents, caregivers, librarians, and teachers, which you’ll find below.

Author Videos | Resources | Read Aloud Permissions

Author Videos

Click on the upper right icon to view the playlist

Book Trailer


Looking for more virtual learning opportunities for your kids while they’re away from school?  Here’s a list of great resources you can use to keep kids engaged:

Read Aloud Permissions

Are you an educator or librarian who wants to do a virtual read aloud to your kiddos?  Below is a list of publishers who has given temporary permissions to create and post read aloud videos, with links to their specific guidelines. Most permissions end on June 30, 2020, so read the fine print. We’d love if you tagged PBS Books too!