In times like these, it is encouraging to see organizations coming together to support their communities! While the library offers a ton of awesome resources for free, check out these free resources from organizations all over the world.
Reading and Writing Resources
Storyline Online | Listen to some of your favorite celebrities read a wide variety of children’s books.
Drawing Lessons Online | Author and illustrator Jarrett J. Krosoczka is live streaming drawing lessons from YouTube every day.
Just for Kids: A Cosmic Exploring of the New Coronavirus | This kids comic is based on NPR interviews with healthcare professionals.
Author Read-Alouds and Drawing Lessons | Author Kate Messner and friends are sharing videos where they read their books aloud.
Authors Everywhere | Authors are sharing anything from read-alouds to writing workshops on this YouTube channel.
Dav Pilkey Drawing Lessons | The brain power behind Captain Underpants brings drawing lessons to you in partnership with the Library of Congress.
National Women’s History Museum | Women’s History Month doesn’t have to end when March does. Learn about women’s history all year long.
Smithsonian Learning Lab | Find learning modules from the Smithsonian.
NASA STEM Learning | Seek great STEM resources straight from NASA.
Museum of Modern Art | Take a virtual tour of the MoMA’s most popular pieces.
San Diego Zoo | Tigers, giraffes, elephants, and more are available to watch at your leisure.
The Louvre | Take a trip to one of France’s world-renowned museums from your couch. You will need Adobe Flash Player to take a virtual tour.