Delaware Libraries – Virtual Library events calendar
Online library card
Flipster – e-magazines
Universal Class – over 500 online courses for Sussex County library card holders
Overdrive – e-audios, e-books, streaming video – may have a wait list but you can have up to 7 items checked out at a time.
Hoopla – e-audios, e-books, streaming video without the wait. Up to 4 checkouts a month.
300,000 free e-books from the NYPL – the app – SimplE
Audible – free e-books during this time
Project Gutenberg – free e-books
LibVox – e-audiobooks
Read.gov has compiled a teens-only reading resource!
Riveted – Free YA e-book
AudiobookSync – audiobooks for teens
13 free e-reading apps
ABCmouse is free right now!
A google doc that is in progress – AmazingEducationalResources
Carnegie Mellon University Computer Science Academy – free online courses for high school students
Open Learn – 900+ free short courses
Padlet – “high quality sites and apps that are supporting school closures with free resources”
NASA STEM activities
Follett e-learning resources for preK-12
Scholastic has offered free resources at this time
Bookshare – This “will help students with dyslexia, blindness, cerebral palsy, and other reading barriers to continue learning during school closures.”
Virtual field trips for March, April and May
12 museums you can tour from home!
The Shedd Aquarium regularly posts pictures and videos of their zoo, including letting their animals (penguins and porcupines so far!) roam the zoo while they are closed!
Story Time from Space
Storyline Online – Readers include Viola Davis, Chris Pine, Lily Tomlin, Kevin Costner, Annette Bening, James Earl Jones, Betty White and dozens more.
At Home with Kwame – Story times with Kwame Alexander, children’s author and poet.
Who Would Win – Author Jerry Pallotta reads one of his books.
Songs and Rhymes from the story times of the Champaign Public Library
YA Scavenger Hunt – runs March 31st-April 5th
DuoLingo – learn another language!
Websites where kids can create books
How to use Zoom – a useful tool since a lot of things are being listed as live on Zoom
Mansfield/Richland County Library’s post of museum tours, theatres, zoos, field trips and national parks to visit virtually. They also have a ton of links for things to do with kids at home.
Chatterpack – free online boredom busting resources – virtual tours, online learning, concerts
Museum Computer Network’s ultimate guide to virtual tours and e-resources
Hogwart’s Digital Escape Room – from Peters Township Public Library
Escape the Fairy Tale – another digital escape room – from East Orange County Public Library, NJ
Cinderella Escape Room – another digital escape room – from Henika District Library in Wayland, Michigan
Escape from Wonderland – digital escape room – from Moultrie-Colquitt County Library System in Moultrie, Georgia
Binging with Babish – basic cooking techniques
Greenwood Public Library100 Mill StreetGreenwood, DE 19950Phone: (302) 349-5309