Library from Home

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NJ Parent Link

Links for Caregivers and Kids

Ben’s Guide to the US Government
Discover how the U.S. government works with learning adventures and games.

Booklist: Children’s Story Podcasts
A list of story podcasts curated by Booklist.

Penguin Random House’s online platform with book suggestions, storytimes and activities for children and caregivers.

Code Break’s founder and different guests work on challenges and activities in coding.

Crayola Create & Learn at Home
Crayola’s site provides coloring pages, creative activities and even videos.

DC Kids Camp
DC’s at-home activity site is populated with ideas from some of their middle grade writers and artists and features familiar comic characters.

Harry Potter at Home
This website designed for Harry Potter fans staying in has crafts, puzzles, articles and even special guests reading aloud chapters from the first Harry Potter book.

Kennedy Center: Lunch Doodles with Mo Willems
The Kennedy Center teamed up with Mo Willems – author of Knuffle Bunny, the Pigeon series and Elephant & Piggie – for 15 episodes of doodling and downloadable activities.

Marvel HQ
Marvel’s site for families and kids with activities, games, videos, character profiles and free online comics.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s website for youth has an interactive map, “time machine” and videos.

NASA Space Place
NASA’s Space Place has activities, games and videos for budding astronomers.

NASA STEM at Home for Kids and Families

NASA provides a collection of astronomy information and resources, activity ideas and access to their NASA STEM @ Home for Students.

PBS Kids for Parents Learn & Grow
PBS Kids provides tips and activities in a variety of subjects for kids of all ages.

Scholastic Learn at Home–free-resources-for-school-closures.html
Scholastic’s site for those learning from home with interactive activities.

Sesame Street
Sesame Street’s website has games, printable activities and coloring pages as well as videos.

Smithsonian : Fun Stuff for Kids and Teens
The Smithsonian’s site for youth-centric games and activities in a variety of subjects.

Interactive online games for children.

Storyline Online
The SAG-AFTRA Foundation’s award winning literacy site has videos of some famous faces reading children’s books.


Links for Teens

Code Break’s founder and different guests work on challenges and activities in coding.

Crash Course
YA author John Green and his brother Hank Green co-created this collection of educational videos in a variety of subjects from ecology to mythology.

Epic Reads
HarperCollins’ site devoted to YA books has lists, interviews, videos and quizzes.

The Hidden Worlds of the National Parks – Google Arts & Culture
Google Arts & Culture helps visitors take virtual tours of National Parks.

Khan Academy
A website featuring free online courses.

Library of Congress: Digital Collections
Explore history through Library of Congress curated collections.

Smithsonian : Fun Stuff for Kids and Teens
The Smithsonian’s site for youth-centric games and activities in a variety of subjects.

Sync is a free summer audiobook program for teens. Returning April 30, 2020, SYNC will give away two complete audiobooks a week – pairs of high interest titles, based on weekly themes. Sign up for email or text alerts and be first to know when new titles are available to download at


Links for Adults

Book Riot

Lincoln Center at Home
Lincoln Center’s new portal has a schedule full of performances and even ballet classes.

Metropolitan Opera | Nightly Met Opera Streams
Every day the Met streams for free an encore presentation from their  Live in HD series. Found on the Met’s website, each performance is available for a period of 23 hrs, from 7:30 p.m. ET until 6:30 p.m. the next day.

National Theatre
The National Theatre shows free full-length plays Thursdays 7:00 p.m. UK time (2:00 p.m. ET).

Shakespeare Globe Theatre

Filmed On Stage
Showing Broadway shows, musicals and Cirque du Soleil


Internet Safety Links

USA.GOV – Protecting Your Privacy


Virtual Museum Tours

Brooklyn Botanic Garden
Offering free virtual tours and galleries of all their gardens and conservatories on their website.
Extra educational resources and activities available for all teachers, parents, and children!

Children’s Museum of the Arts
Free online classes and programs about music, art, and more available for families to join digitally! Registration is required but it is all free of charge.
Classes are scheduled each weekday at different times. Please visit for more information.

Liberty Hall
Educational resources for teachers, parents, and children like puzzles and games.
All documents listed are free to download:


Natural History Museum

Met Museum

Women’s History Museum

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