Fun Learning Resources for Families/Kids/Students

Here are a list of some resources you might want to access during school closures
 
While all branch buildings are closed, there are lots of online resources available, from online research help to downloadable books, magazines and music!
  • HelpNow: Speak with professional real-time, online tutors and get expert help on essays to calculus.
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library: Access hundreds of full-text electronic books covering a wide range of subjects from biography and business to law and literature.
  • Gale Biography in Context: Review brief biographies with links to articles in newspapers, magazines and websites.
  • Culture Grams: Explore the cultures of hundreds of countries, provinces and states, including famous people and recipes.
  • Gale Opposing Viewpoints in Context: Compare opinions, articles and reference materials about controversial topics.
  • Science Online from Infobase: Discover experiments, videos, biographies and science research.
  • Pronunciator: Learn nearly 90 languages.
  • SIRS Discoverer: Access research for middle and elementary students incorporating articles from 1,400+ publications and selected topic websites.
 
This isn't a comprehenive map - it's just the Little Free Libraries that are registered.  We know there are others around our community including one by the post office in Wilkeson and one by the museum in Buckley!
 
Audible stories
For as long as schools are closed, we're open. Starting today, kids everywhere can instantly stream an incredible collection of stories, including titles across six different languages, that will help them continue dreaming, learning, and just being kids. All stories are free to stream on your desktop, laptop, phone or tablet.
 
Scholastic Learn at Home
Even when schools are closed, you can keep the learning going with these special cross-curricular journeys. Every day includes four separate learning experiences, each built around a thrilling, meaningful story or video. Kids can do them on their own, with their families, or with their teachers. Just find your grade level and let the learning begin!
 
PBS Kids
Get daily reading activities and tips.
 
TIME for Kids
Free for the rest of this school year
 
International Childrens' Digital Library
Folk Tales from around the world.
 
CommonLit
Free collection of fiction and non-fiction for 3-12 grade. Filter by lexile (reading level), grade, or topic.
 
Math Learning Center
Schools may be closed, but math learning can continue! The Math Learning Center is providing free resources for all students to use independently or with support from family members or educators.
 
Math Learning Center 
Free apps that provide visual learning models for math
 
Daily Doodles with Mo Willems
Author, Illustrator and Kennedy Center Education Artist in Residence, Mo Willems is offering daily doodle fun.