Stuck at Home? Your Library is Here to Help.

Stuck at Home? Your Library is Here to Help.

For families of all ages, a global pandemic can be alarming and confusing. The Coronavirus (COVID-19) has been spreading throughout the United States now, specifically, and has led to school and public closures. The uncertainty of this national and global situation can induce more anxiety in our kids. However, learning how to talk about what is going on and what to do next can be the first step that grown-ups can take to lead to better understanding for families with kids.

Your public library can be a source of trustworthy information and educational resources if you and your family are, in fact, stuck at home. We've compiled all ages materials that are FREE to access from live videos of authors/illustrators sharing their work, homework practice, language learning apps, family yoga videos, streaming platforms, and more. Education companies like these are also offering FREE subscriptions and services.


Emily Arrow Sing Along

AGES 2-5

AGES 6-10

AGES 11-13

AGES 14+

kelly yang writing

Just for Grown-Ups

More With Your Library Card

Don't forget that with your library card, you can access TONS of online databases and resources here. You can also find your next read or watch with NoveList through the library catalog here.

  • Early World of Learning: with your library card, access read-alouds, learning games, and more
  • Hoopla: with your library card, find your next favorite audiobook or graphic novel and more
  • Mango Languages: try learning a new language with your library card
  • RBdigital: browse your favorite magazines in the comfort of your home through your library card
  • Search Your Family Heritage: begin your family search with resources like Heritage Quest or Past Perfect with your library card. Get started with the video below!
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  • Testing and Education Reference Center: with your library card, go through practice tests like the SAT
  • Universal Class: learn something new by taking a class with your library card, like Calligraphy or Home Safety