Beaumont Library District is an Early Learning Family Place Library. As an Early Learning Family Place Library we are a place for early childhood information, parent/caregiver education, emergent literacy, socialization, and family support. We also offer programs and services to school-aged children, educators, area schools, and clubs/organizations for children.
Children's Library Cards
Library cards are free to California residents provided your child has never had a card with us before. For children to receive their first library card they must be aged five (5) or older. Additionally, children must have a parent/legal guardian present when registering for their card. A parent/legal guardian must have a library card first and be in good standing with the library for their child to receive one. For additional information please see Get a Library Card.
Programs are available for target age groups, from babies to age 12. Siblings are welcome at all programs. Babies to age 5 must be accompanied by an adult, aged 18 or older. A library card is not required to attend programs.
If you would like to arrange a program for your class, grade level, or club/organization, please call the library at 951-845-1357.
Looking for a book? Access the catalog and type in the author, title or subject. You will need your library card number to put an item on hold. Or, you can ask a librarian by calling them at 951-845-1357, emailing us, or dropping by during business hours.
eBook or eAudiobook
Check out all of our eMaterials. All you need is your library card!
Suggestions & Read-Alikes
Try NoveList. You will need your library card number to access NoveList and any other Research resources when not in the library.
Accelerated Reading (AR) Bookfinder
AR Bookfinder will help Beaumont Unified School District (BUSD) students find a book’s level, quiz number, points, etc.
Go to “ALSC Book and Media Award Winners” for the latest Newbery, Caldecott, Geisel, and other prestigious childrens' book awards.
Take a look at the resources on our Research page, including Brittanica and EbscoHost.
Our Local History page can provide you with a brief history of the Beaumont area and the Beaumont Library District.
Remember - you will need your library card number to access these resources from outside the library.
Notable Children's Digital Media, as part of the ALA's Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC), this website a list of real-time, dynamic, and interactive media for children 14 years or younger. The links provided encourage active and social engagement while being informing, educating, and entertaining. Check back often or the ALSC website as a whole for for access to a number of amazing resources for children!