Virtual Library


Library closed - no problem... bring it home!



Now that you are following the directive to shelter in place - it doesn’t mean that you can’t access library resources.  Here are just a few of the entertaining and educational resources that library offers through our online services.  All you need is your library card and your PIN number!

Movies & Music  
◘ Acorn TV gives access to dramas, mysteries and comedies from England to your home.
◘ IndieFlix has lots of great movies to stream
◘ Pongalo gives access to Spanish language telenovelas 
◘ Stingray Qello is all music programming - watch a concert from home.
◘ Freegal has free music that can be downloaded or streamed

EBooks and Audiobooks – Download free books to most devices or read on a regular computer.

Take a class – spend your time at home stretching your mind! Learn a new language or a new skill.
◘ Universal Class -  Over 500 courses on a variety of subjects. Some even give continuing education credits. 
◘ The Great Courses -  Many classes offering lifelong learning and personal enrichment.
◘ Transparent Language Online - learn a new language, there are more than 100 to choose from.
◘ Learn It Live - Personal Development and Wellness Classes

Virtual Storytimes & Reading



📚  Storyline Online has a variety of books read by actors and other well known people. Videos can be watched on Youtube or through Vimeo. 
📚  Unite for Literacy has many early reading books available that can be read online - free and no library card needed. 
📚  Interactive Storybooks featuring Clifford - also available in Spanish. 
📚  Tumblebooks Library - available online or with through the Tumblebooks App (iOS/Android)
📚  Songs & Rhymes from Champaign Public Library's Storytimes
📚  A calendar of planned live stream events including music and art and storytimes
📚  Storyplace has activities for Pre-K 
📚  Reading & Activites for PreK - 8th grade at Funbrain
📚  Youtube video's of Storytime from San Bruno Library

📚  Tumble Math - a K-6th grade math eBook collection
📚  Teen Book Cloud - a 7th - 12th grade eBook collection
📚  AudioBookCloud - an all ages audiobook collection
📚  Romance Book Cloud - a huge collection of steamy romance novels
📚  Free eBooks from Project Gutenberg
📚  The National Emergency Library has many books that aren't otherwise digitized available to students and other learners for free until the end of the National Emergency. 



Keep Learning



■ Early literacy (Pre-K & 1st grade) videos and materials from Between the Lions are available from PBS. 
■ Starfall has lots of educational activities for Pre-K - 3rd grade on their site. 
■ Scholastic has a list of websites where kids can create books online. 
■ Satisfy your curiosity about anything with Worldbook Online
■ Scholastic Online has for PreK - 9th grade 
■ Hour of Code has lots of tutorials to learn and practice coding
■ Resources for Families during the Pandemic from Common Sense Media (in Spanish)

Exercise your Body & Mind



☼ Visit the Watsonville Virtual Recreation Center for Indoor & Outdoor activities
☼ Walk in nature - just be sure to keep recommended distances from others. 

Activities For Everyone



1000 Free Disney Coloring Pages for Kids
 Free coloring pages from #colorourcollections 

■  Participate in the Hogwarts Digital Escape Room from the Peters Township Public Library Art Lessons on Youtube kids will like
  Games & Activites on for kids on Pbskids.org

Virtual Tours 



■ Tour museums virtually for free with the Google Arts & Culture App (iOS/Android)
 Tour 33 National Parks Virtually from your living room 
■ Virtual Tour of the Winchester Mystery House
 Live Animal Cams from Zoo's & Aquariums

Theater & Performing Arts



♫  The Metropolitan Opera will stream opera live: check out their schedule
♫  The Seattle Symphony will broadcast performances for free on Thursday & Saturday
♫  NPR's List of Virtual Concerts with artist/time/how to watch