Library Services

Free Online Educational Resources

Amazing Educational Resource List is an open-list of educational resources for parents and caregivers. 

Amazon Future Engineer is a list of free computer science activities for students in grades 6 and up.  

BreakoutEDU offers  immersive learning games.

Free Online Ivy League Course covering a variety of topics. 

Author, Kate Messner has compiled a list of authors and illustrators who share remote learning resources. 

Junior Library Guild is offering reading resources and  activities to keep students engaged during this new-normal of school closures and social distancing. This free resource includes virtual author visits, eBooks, webcasts, and much more. 

PBS Learning Media has curated free, videos, interactive learning activities, lesson plans, and more.

Khan Academy offers free, self-paced online classes covering a variety of topics for grades K-12.

The National Emergency Library from the Internet Archive, is a collection of free digital books that support remote learning. 

Scholastic Learn at Home offers day-by-day projects to keep kids reading, thinking, and growing.

The Smithsonian Learning Lab offers resources and activities to support online learning and discovery using the resources of the Smithsonian Institute. 

Free Online Resources for Readers

Audible is now offering Audible Stories, a collection of streaming digital book titles free. 

The Literary Hub’s Virtual Book Channel features reading suggestions, new book launches, and conversations with authors online. 

Free Online Entertainment Resources

Playbill has a list of Broadway shows you can watch from home. Watch a Broadway Show from Home.

Printable coloring pages from museum collections. 

Free Digital Museum Tours available online from Google Arts and Culture. 

Take a virtual field trip to a museum, zoo or a park without leaving home. 

The Metropolitan Opera offers a free nightly opera stream. 

The Show Must Go Online is a live stream of readings of Shakespeare presented by actors. 

Health and Wellness

Corepower Yoga is offering free classes via YouTube. 

Guided Meditations for teens (and adults too!)

YMCA 360 is offering free on-demand fitness classes for the whole family.