Free Digital Books
Free Audible Stories (audio streaming) for children and teens from Amazon. Audible app NOT required.
Project Gutenbeg - digitized classic literature
Unite for Literacy online picture books with optional narration, including ASL
Storyline Online: Children's Stories read by celebrities
Out of this World STEM books from World Books and NASA collaboration
Other Free Resources: Websites and Databases
The Great American Read: Learning Media Collection Highlights from the PBS series
Read to Lead: situational games integrating literacy with career-based scenarios. Grades 5-9.
Nail that Paper: Writing hints and helps, including an outline and thesis generator
Teachers College Reading & Writing Project Resources for Families: Support your child in reading and find recommended book lists
Bedtime Math (makers of Crazy 8's) at-home activities
MathNation: online learning platform free until June 2021
iCivics free games and lessons about the democratic process and our system of government
Google Arts & Culture explore art and visit museums virtually
NASA STEM at-home activities
SciJinks Earth Science and Weather topics by NOAA
Free ChemMatters articles for High Schoolers from the American Chemical Society
Crash Course Kids: A curated list of science-related YouTube videos focused at the 5th grade level
List of websites, apps, and kits for learning how to code.
H.S. Computer Science Curriculum by Carnegie Mellon University
DigitalLearn lessons on the basics of computers, email, social media, and looking for jobs and staying safe online.
Help with Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook, etc.)
Tutorials on how to use Google Spreadsheets
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Resources for managing and protecting your finances, mortgage and student loans.
Libraries to Business: Resources and free webinars for cultivating a business career
Learn to Type with TypingClub
Kahn Academy always free online lessons for all ages
CovED free resources and access to mentors for K-12 students in need of academic support.
FutureLearn's Study Skills courses for college-bound students. Free and paid options available.
OpenLearn Free articles and courses on a wide range of academic subjects, as well as study skills and job skills.
VarsityTutors Free online academic classes and summer camps for a wide range of interests, including dinosaurs, Minecraft, magic, film production and more!
Annenberg Learner Multimedia resources for K-12 instruction in a wide range of subjects.
Other Educational Sources:
NOVA STEM education resources based on NOVA productions
PBS Learning Media Lessons, videos, worksheets for all ages and subjects
DK Find Out: Videos, Quizzes, and Fun Facts for elemetary age
Time For Kids limited free materials
TedEd Series for students
The Crash Course: YouTube videos for High School Topics
From the National Library of Medicine (NLM):
Trusted Health Information on MedlinePlus.
Scientific Journal Abstracts and Articles on PubMed
The Community Guide from Community Preventative Services Task Force
Library of Congress Digtial Collections: Find electronic copies of hundreds of original documents
HeritageQuest Free access to the geneological research database (Must use this link. Library card required)
ProQuest Primary Sources: Black Freedom Struggle in the United States
Kovel's Antiques Guide Online, for cleaning out your closets and finding treasures!
Resources for Reading Disabilities:
National Center for Learning Disabilities
The Yale Center for Dyslexia & Creativity
Florida Center for Reading Research
Learning Disabilities Association of America
Assistive Technology Blog