National Geographic Kids

National Geographic Kids online is everything an inquisitive young mind needs. It's mission is to get kids excited about their world. They will have so much fun reading and browsing they won’t even realise they’re learning!


National Geographic Kids includes the complete run of the magazine from 2009 to the present, as well as books, videos, and images.


Fun and substantive, National Geographic Kids will take younger users on amazing adventures through science, nature, culture, archaeology, and space. This archive includes:

  • National Geographic Kids magazine, 2009-present (3 month embargo)
  • 200 National Geographic Kids books
  • 500 downloadable images

Connect with National Geographic Kids and enter your library card number and PIN when prompted.

  • Select Browse Magazines to browse covers and choose an issue.
    • Use image viewer tools to zoom in to the magazine page, view full-screen, and advance to the next page.
  • Use the search bar at the top of the page, or Explore Topics to find information on broad topics.
  • Search on a topic to see videos, pictures, magazine articles, and books related to the subject. Narrow results by collection, subject, or content type.