Some week, huh? Oh wait… it’s only Tuesday…? The library staff has collaborated to make a list of fun and helpful resources in case you get bored during your time social distancing. We have links to free content available for everyone. No subscriptions needed! Take a look at the sites we have put together for y’all:
Educational/Cultural/ Just Darn FUN Online Resources
A listicle with 12 museum websites that feature virtual tours and exhibits. Check out the British Museum’s tour!
An archive of lectures given by famous writers and individuals such as Maya Angelou, Kurt Vonnegut, Amy Tan, and others.
A multimedia approach to represent Kahlo, her art, her words, and her legacy.
Virtual tour of the FDR library’s permanent exhibitions located in Hyde Park, NY.
Virtual Tour of Jimmy Carter’s childhood farm, home, and local buildings narrated by Pres. Carter himself.
Free online streaming site that has free TV shows and movies to watch without a subscription.
Mango Languages is an online language-learning system teaching actual conversation skills for a wide variety of languages. Mango uses real-life situations and actual conversations to more effectively teach a new language. Languages include Spanish, French, Japanese, Brazilian Portuguese, German, Mandarin Chinese, Greek, Italian, and Russian.
10-20 minute long concerts by famous artists such as Mac Miller, Rex Orange County, Harry Styles, Tyler, the Creator, and others.
A radio show that has been airing nonfiction stories about American lives for the past 25 years. Their entire backlog is available on their website.
The digital library available to all who have an RI library card.
The digital library available to all who have a MA library card.
The digital library available to all who have an CT library card.
Online library with books available to check out. Make a free account and get reading!
This link leads to the digital library for those with a NY library card, as well as their digital archives accessible for all.
Online art classes offered by well known universities for free. Go on and pick a course and start!
Free online coding classes from Ivy League institutions.