Boredom Busters

Boredom Busters

Stuck at home and missing the library resources? We understand. Check out the links below for some fun activities that can be enjoyed from home.

Coursera: Free online courses for those who love to learn.

Duolingo: Learn a new language today!

The Cincinnati Zoo: Free educational Facebook Live videos every weekday at 3 pm featuring a new animal!

Musée d’Orsay, Paris: Virtually walk through this popular gallery that hosts work from popular artist’s such as Monet, Cézanne, and Gauguin, among others.

British Museum, London:   An interactive experience through time, continents, and cultures, featuring some of the most fascinating objects in human history. Jump back in time to explore objects from across diverse cultures and listen to British Museum curators share their insights.

Guggenheim Museum, New York:  Tour the museum’s collection of Impressionist, Post-Impressionist, Modern, and Contemporary art without ever leaving home.

 

Kate Messner:   She passionately writes books that encourage kids to wonder, too. Featured read-aloud books: The Brilliant Deep, Up in the Garden, and Ranger in Time.

Mo Willems:  Join Mo, author of many popular series like Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus, Elephant & Piggie, and Knuffle Bunny, everyday for a new doodle and tour of his studio.

Nick Bruel:  Read along with the author of one of our favorite characters, Bad Kitty! Featured books: Bad Kitty Does Not Like Dogs and Bad Kitty Does Not Like Video Games.

Peter H Reynolds: Author of The Dot and The Word Collector, will be reading books live on Facebook.

Ben Clanton: Join Ben on Facebook Live to draw and talk about waffles and mermicorns.

Jarrett Krosoczka: Draw Every Day with JJ on Youtube.

On Instagram:

James Dean:  Tune in on Instagram for a special Pete the Cat story time. (@petethecatoffical)

Mac Barnett: Join Mac on Instagram for a live reading of a few of his favorite books! (@macbarnett)

Power Kids:   Educational online resources and activities for kids.

Overdrive:  Use your library card to access our online collection of ebooks and audio books.