Online Resources

Here is a guide for free online resources to enjoy while the doors to our facility are closed. Some of these resources require a library card. If you do not have a library card, you can apply for a virtual card here.

Online Resources for Families and Kids

How to Talk to Your Kids about Coronavirus via PBS

Resources accessible with a Library card. If you do not have a library card, you can apply for a virtual card here.

  • Universal Class Homeschooling Videos – Online school courses that includes examinations. 
  • OverDrive Kids Collection – Children’s e-books, audiobooks, and streaming video.
  • RBDigital Kids e-Magazines
  • TumbleBooks – electronic versions of kids’ favorite picture books with added animation, sound, music and narration.
  • Kanopy Kids – On-demand streaming service that features educational TV series, movies and story times for children.
  • hoopla – e-books, audiobooks, television shows, movies, e-comics, and music (turn on “Kids mode” to limit search results and browsing to kid-appropriate content).

Free resources available online 

Virtual Field Trips – A collection of various museums , zoos and farms that have guided digital tours and activities for kids.

Educational Video Games 

 

Online Resources for Tweens and Teens

Untitled by Natasha Wedd, Hack The Library Summer 2017 Session

Resources accessible with a Library card. If you do not have a library card, you can apply for a virtual card here.

  • Universal Class Homeschooling Videos – A variety of online school courses that includes examinations. 
  • OverDrive Teen Collection – Young Adult e-books, audiobooks and streaming video.
  • Mango Online language learning classes.
  • Kanopy – On-demand streaming service
  • hoopla – e-books, audiobooks, television shows, movies, e-comics, and music (turn on “Kids mode” to limit search results and browsing to kid-appropriate content).

Digital Arts Media ToolKit– Free programs for digital arts media production (video, audio, coding and photography )

Computer Games 

Other free resources available online

Online Resources for Adults

 

Resources accessible with a Library card. If you do not have a library card, you can apply for a virtual card here.

  • OverDrive – e-books, audiobooks, and streaming video.
  • RBDigital – Digital magazines.
  • Universal Class – Continuing education classes on a wide range of subjects.
  • Kanopy – On-demand streaming service that includes The Great Courses, a series of college-level classes.
  • hoopla – e-books, audiobooks, television shows, movies, e-comics, and music.
  • Mango – Online language learning.

Free resources available online