Family Resources

Instructions to Register for a Digital Library Card


Illinois Legal Aid Online

Work, Coronavirus, and the Law: FAQ


About COVID-19

CDC Guidelines

How to talk to your kids about Coronavirus with Daniel Tiger

Managing COVID-19 anxiety

Just for Kids: a comic exploring the new coronavirus


Free Databases & Books

K-6 Children's ebook Database via Tumblebooks

K-6 Math ebook Database via Tumblebooks

Grades 7-12 ebook Database via Tumblebooks

All Ages Audiobook Database via Tumblebooks

Romance ebook Database via Tumblebooks

Printable National Park Junior Ranger books

National Park Junior Ranger books you can request by mail


Educational Videos and Livestreaming Lessons

U of I Extension Office

Author Oliver Jeffers will livestream reading his books and discussing them

Lunch Doodles with Mo Willems

Actors reading picture books

Let's Keep Reading Schedule and Links

Flannel board stories

Mystery Science


Worksheets & Activities 

Click Clack Moo series of books

Scholastic learn-at-home free for 20 days

Print & Play tabletop games by Manuel Corriea

Finish the comic and blank comic book panels

30 Days of LEGO Play calendar

MyKidList collection of activities and strategies

Nature scavenger hunts


Physical Activity

Keep Dancing - Free online dance classes for all ages

Fluency & Fitness (free for 21 days)


Yoga With Adriene - linked a search of “kids yoga” in her channel-though all her videos are useful


Digital Tours

Google Arts & Culture

Boston's Children Museum

The Great Wall of China

The Louvre


Monterey Bay Aquarium

San Diego Zoo

Smithsonian's National Zoo

Yellowstone National Park

Shedd Aquarium Underwater Beauty Livecam 


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