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!)
DayByDayNY: Family Literacy Calendar
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
Picture Books Read Aloud Videos for Lesson Use
Random House Resources for Educators, Librarians, and Parents
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
Virtual Tours and Live Cams
- Adventure Journal: Animal Cams
- American Dairy Association Farm Tours
- Cornell University Bird Cams
- Google Arts & Culture Museum Collections
- Google National Parks 360-Degree Tours
- San Diego Zoo
- Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
- Yellowstone National Park
- MORE Virtual Field Trips
Resources from Other Libraries:
- Buffalo & Erie County Public Library
- Nassau Library System
- Ramapo-Catskills Library System
- Tennessee State University
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 email@example.com.