Access these resources for free online in response to the COVID-19 virus.
Hundreds of titles available for free. The collection has been handpicked by Audible editors and is a mix of stories to entertain, engage, and inform young people, ages 0–18. No logins, credit cards, or passwords required. Just click, stream and listen.
AudioBookCloud is an online database of 1400 audiobooks for schools and libraries. Titles range from classic literature, to science fiction, to contemporary blockbusters, and everything in between for instant streaming for all ages. Freely available through August 31, 2020
BrainPOP is a trusted learning resource supporting core and supplemental subjects, reaching millions of learners worldwide. BrainPOP offers engaging learning games, animated movies, and activities designed with relevance, depth, and humor to encourage kids on their unique learning paths. Teachers and families can have free access during the COVID-19 outbreak. Sign up now!
Try this YouTube channel which is "yoga, mindfulness and relaxation designed especially for kids aged 3+, used in schools and homes all over the world.
Storytime resources for the library and education community. This a collection of Youtube videos by two children’s librarians who share songs and rhymes for children.
RomanceBookCloud is an online database of ebooks and audiobooks romance bestsellers. Whether it be comtemporary, historical, time-travel, inspirational, YA, or paranormal you can find it here! This is content is suitable for adult audiences. Freely available through August 31, 2020
Rosetta Stone is a language learning program that offers an immersion method of instruction. Rosetta Stone is being offered for free for the next three months. Choose from Spanish, English, French, German and Italian in various different dialects.
Multi-user ebooks available for free until June 30. By offering a fully immersive interactive experience as children read, you now have a secret weapon to make reading even more fun.
Storyblocks is a collection of 30-60 second videos designed to model to parents, caregivers, and library staff some songs, rhymes, and fingerplays appropriate for early childhood. Includes 9 languages.
Storyline Online is an award-winning, interactive children’s literacy site that features famous actors like Kevin Costner, Betty White, James Earl Jones, Eva Longoria, and others reading children’s books alongside minor animation elements.
TeenBookCloud is an online database of eBooks and educator resources for Grades 7-12 learners. The collection offers a robust selection of graphic Novels, enhanced novels, ebooks, classic literature, National Geographic videos, educator resources, and audiobooks. Internet connection required. Freely available through August 31, 2020
Teachers- Top Hat provides easy-to-use tools to engage your classroom, adopt and author next generation interactive textbooks, create assignments on the fly and securely administer tests. Top Hat can help you complete your semester if you need to host a live class remotely, you’ve cancelled classes and will deliver content via readings and assignments, and you need to replace in-person tests and exams. Textbook content is also available.
TumbleBookLibrary.com is a database collection including 1100 titles of animated talking picture books, chapter books, videos, non-fiction titles, graphic novels, playlists, and books in French and Spanish for K through 6 grade levels. Freely available through August 31, 2020
TumbleMath is a comprehensive collection of math picture books that present and teach math concepts, especially to reluctant learners using stories and literature. The books are accompanied by supplementary materials such as lesson plans and quizzes. Most suitable for K-6 students. Freely available through August 31, 2020
World Book Online offers a large variety of distance learning content including World Book Kids (elementary), World Book Student (middle school), World Book Advanced (high school), World Book eBooks, World Book Discover (reluctant learners), World Book Timelines and a large number of supplemental sites that offer assistance to student, parents, and caregivers.