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.

New Jersey 4‑H from Home is an online resource that was developed for use by all NJ youth and their families.

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

A Day of Play offers recipes for at-home play activities from the New York Public Library. 

 

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

Liberty Science Center in the House allows you to conduct experiments, explore the world of LSC’s animals, find amazing movies to watch, and get inspired about science and technology without ever leaving the living room.

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

Printable coloring pages from museum collections. 

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. 

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

Online Games for Kids

ABCYA.com is a website that provides educational games and activities for children in Pre-k thru 6th grade. 

Code Combat is a website that teaches kids to code in a fun and engaging way.

Cool Math for Kids is a website with math games for kids, parents, and teachers.

Education Games for Kids is a collection of teacher-designed educational games.

Funbrain.com offers hundreds of games, books, comics, and videos that develop skills in math, reading, problem-solving, and literacy.

The Kidz Page has free jigsaw puzzles, printable coloring pages, online kids games, and more. 

Learning Games for Kids provides free educational games for preschool and elementary school-age children. 

National Geographic Kids offers a variety of games and brain boosters. 

Nick Jr. has fun, interactive games for children in pre-school and elementary school.  

PBS Kids has a variety of games based on science, math, reading, and more.   

Sesame Street is a hub filled with videos, playful learning activities, and ways to help families stay physically and mentally healthy.   

Starfall is a website with language arts and music games for children in pre-k and kindergarten.  

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.