Batavia Public Library

Batavia Public Library
10 S. Batavia Ave. Batavia, IL 60510
(630) 879-1393

Mon.–Thurs:    9 am–9 pm
Fri.–Sat.:           9 am–5 pm
Sunday:             12   –  5 pm

Click here to get your
Museum Adventure Pass!


Stop by or call the Youth Services Desk at (630) 879-1393 ext. 500, for more information and to register. Priority is given to Batavia Public Library cardholders for all programs requiring registration. 
Patrons of all abilities are welcome at our programs. Please contact the Library regarding accommodations.

Early Literacy

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten
Born to Read
Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library

Books and Authors

Ease Children’s Fears – Books to Help Children Cope with Emotions 
Dav Pilkey Get creative and have fun with Dog Man and Captain Underpants
Mo Willems Draw, dance and get busy with Pigeon and his pals
Storyline Online Celebrated actors read children’s books

Science, Technology,
Engineering, Art, Math

NASA Climate Kids learning activities, videos, hands-on projects, and more learn to code. Weekly challenges to engage students of all abilities
PBS’ Zoom fun activities for students and the whole family
Science, Naturally! Scroll down to “Hands-On Activities” for games, mysteries, brain-teasers and apps
Scratch Code learn beginning computer programming with stories and games.


animated, talking picture books
eBooks, read-alongs, audiobooks, graphic novels, videos
On-demand tutoring, homework help, test preparation, and writing assistance
Tumblemath - a highly accessible database, featuring a variety of books at different reading levels, and math skill levels!
language learning
video storybooks + nonfiction e-books
Overdrive Kids
eBooks, eAudiobooks, comics
intermediate-level students
Kanopy kids – movies and TV shows plus history, science, and new languages
for young students
eBooks, eAudiobooks, comics, movies, television, music,
eBooks, eAudiobook

Note About Privacy & External Websites

Please note: This web page contains third-party links. By clicking on the website links above you will leave Batavia Public Library’s (BPL) website and enter a website not operated by BPL. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of every third-party website or service that you visit or use, including those third parties with whom you interact through our Library services.

Statement of Mission

The mission of the Batavia Public Library is to provide and ensure access to materials and services to meet the lifelong learning needs of residents and organizations, as well as to create a welcoming place to gather, exchange ideas, and participate in cultural events.

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