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Homeschooling Resources

Library & Homeschool Resources

Online Resources: Online Books and More

OWWL2GO (Overdrive)  (Digital Books Online) – Browse the collection and access ebooks and audiobooks by downloading the Libby app

OWWL Password Reset

OWWL2Go Support:  owwl2go@owwl.org

Owwl2Go for Kids

Mango Languages Learn a new language through fun, interactive activities

NovelNY for Students A wide variety of online databases

Project Gutenburg – FREE eBooks

Ancestry.com Library Edition

Tumble Books

Learning Resources: STEAM! (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math)

Rochester Museum and Science Center:  “Open for Curiosity” resources

RMSC Virtual Classroom Curiosity Club

Citizen Science Study the world around you and send the data to scientists

NASA STEM Engagement Explore NASA STEM Resources for Students

Access Mars Explore the surface of Mars on the Curiosity Rover

Discovery Channel Virtual Field Trips Amazing virtual field trips

Mystery Science Free science lessons

Hour of Code Coding activities for all ages

Star Net – STEM Activity Clearinghouse, where you can find high quality, vetted STEM activities that are appropriate for library use

Learning Resources: Early Literacy

WXXI:  Learning at Home

Sesame Street at Home!

Storyline Online Children’s literacy resource featuring the world’s best storytellers reading books aloud. Each video includes an activity guide with lessons for K-5 students to do at home.

Khan Academy Free online learning and test prep for all ages

Storytime From Space Astronauts reading stories from SPACE!

Learning Resources: Virtual Tours!

National Park Virtual Tours Virtually tour 33 national parks

Seattle Symphony Orchestra Free live stream performances!

Metropolitan Opera Live performance every night from their catalog of recorded events

Versailles: The Palace is Yours A private virtual tour of the former home of French royalty

The Met 360° Project

Smithsonian Virtual Tour

Virtual Tour of the Frick Collection

Museum of the City of New York Exhibitions

Online Tours of the Louvre

10 Top Museums You Can Explore Right Here, Right Now

Google Arts & Culture

San Diego Zoo Live Cams

Monterey Bay Aquarium Live Cams

Beekman Live Goat Cam

Live Camera in Africa – watch African Animals in Kenya

The Ultimate Guide to Virtual Museum Resources, E-Learning, and Online Collections

Smithsonian Open Access

Science How Webcast Video Archive

40 Free Virtual Field Trips!

Learning Games

Fun Brain is the #1 site for online educational games for kids of all ages

ABCya Reading and math games

BreakoutEDU Fun @ Home Digital games for grades K-12

Starfall Fun reading games for grades pre-k to grade 3

Brain Pop Animated Educational Site for Kids – Science, Social Studies, English, Math, Arts & Music, Health, and Technology.

Coolmath Games is a brain-training site, for everyone, where logic & thinking & math meets fun & games

Edheads is an online educational resource that provides science and math games and activities that promote critical thinking

Learning Resources: Other Fun Sites!

New York State Education Department:  Learning Resources

National Geographic Kids Videos, activities, and more

Kids Activities Blog List of educational companies offering free subscriptions.

Google Calendar full of live stream events, including storytimes, art lessons, music classes, author readings, crafts, yoga, and more!

Scholastic Learn at Home Daily projects to keep kids reading and learning

Lakeshore Learning Printables, lessons, worksheets, flash cards, craft ideas, and more

Local History Resources Access geneaology resources, historical newspapers, and archival collections

NovelNY A wide variety of online databases

NovelNY for Students A wide variety of online databases

Free Online Ivy League Courses A list of 450 Ivy League courses you can take online now for free

University of Oklahoma Citizen Science Collection Program

National Archives:  Citizen Archivist

Seneca Park Zoo – Projects at Home! Nature and animal-based projects for families, children, and adults to do at home!