FREE Virtual Services

Our school and library buildings are closed, but that doesn’t mean that programming and learning has to stop! There are a myriad of FREE virtual services available for the public! Additionally, wireless and internet providers have extended their services during “PAUSE NY” and are cutting prices for new customers

Wireless and Internet Service Provider Statements on COVID-19:

Free Virtual Services:

Audible Stories Lets Anyone, Anywhere, Listen for Free

Author Readings & Livestreams (Is your favorite author not on the list? Search for and follow them on Facebook, Instagram, or Youtube!)

Calm: Mindfulness Resources

DayByDayNY: Family Literacy Calendar

DayByDayNY Spanish

Education Companies Offering Free Subscriptions

Finger Lakes Library System eResources (Tumblebooks, OverDrive, Mango Languages, & More!)

Have Fun Teaching: Coronavirus Relief Packs for Pre-K to Fifth Grade

Headspace: Free Meditations and More for NYS Residents

Internet Archive: National Emergency Library

KidLit TV: Explore the world of children’s literature

NPR: A List Of Live Virtual Concerts To Watch During The Coronavirus Shutdown

Craft at Home with JOANN: Family Crafts at 10am, Adult Crafts at 7am, every day!

Junior Library Guild: Unlimited access to read books online from any device!

Livestreamed Events for the Great Staycation

#OperationStoryTime

Picture Books Read Aloud Videos for Lesson Use

Random House Resources for Educators, Librarians, and Parents

Quarantine Art Club

Scribd: Read Free for 30 Days

Smithsonian: Fun Stuff for Kids!

Storyline Online: The SAG-AFTRA Foundation’s award-winning children’s literacy website

Summer Reading at NYS Libraries: Online and E-Resources for Families

Tompkins County Public Library Online Literacy

YMCA 360: Your Virtual YMCA

VidCode Virtual Coding Club

Virtual Tours and Live Cams

Resources from Other Libraries:

Don’t forget about our digital resources available 24/7 with a library card: https://www.flls.org/public/.

List updated 4/8/20 at 2pm. Have something to add? Contact jshonk@flls.org.