Virtual Museum Tours

April 8, 2020 by
a statue of a person: Galleria degli Uffizi in Florence, Italy

12 museums that are currently offering virtual tours include The British Museum, The Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam and The Van Gogh Museum. The Jewish Museum in NYC, the American Museum of Natural History in NYC and The Whitney also have extensive resources for audiences to explore from home.

Make Your Own 8-Page Mini-Book

April 8, 2020 by

If you have a sheet of paper and a pair of scissors, you can make your own 8-page notebook in about a minute. Check out this video for instructions on how to do it!

Children’s Cookbooks on Hoopla

April 6, 2020 by

A lot of children have been getting more involved in the kitchen over the past few weeks. If you’re looking for some fresh inspiration, check out the children’s cookbook offerings on Hoopla.

And if you’re looking to make some truly silly snacks, you may enjoy these sandwich suggestions from Owlkids.

Sign Up for Online Storytime!

April 6, 2020 by

If you’d like to receive storytime videos and at-home extension activities each week, please sign up here. For children ages 0–5.

Meet Harry Potter or revisit an old friend

April 5, 2020 by
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (Harry Potter Series #1)
Harry Potter and the Sorceror’s Stone is now available for free!

Author J.K. Rowling has made her first book availabler as a gift to children worldwide who are on lockdown. Through the library’s Overdrive link, you can read or listen to book #1 without charge, without waiting. Thank you Ms. Rowling!

The “Harry Potter at Home” Hub is a virtual wizarding world for ...
Click here to visit Harry Potter at home’s Wizarding World for activities, puzzles and videos.

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