Resources curated by the Youth Services Staff at Princeton Public Library
Free with a Library Card
Brainfuse — LIVE one-on-one academic coaching, practice test center, and online resources to help you achieve your learning and career goals. Includes resources for GED, US citizenship test prep, resume writing, help with Microsoft Office, Excel, Powerpoint, and more.
World Book — Online Encyclopedia of articles, selected web links, animations, and interactive maps, games, activities, science, and more.
Creativebug — Find thousands of award-winning arts and crafts video classes taught by recognized design experts and artists.
Kanopy for kids — Stream videos and movies.
Mango — Online language learning system that teaches real conversation skills for practical communication. Through fun and engaging interactive lessons, Mango makes learning a new language fast, easy and incredibly effective.
Muzzy — Online language program for children from beginners to early intermediate language learners. Learn to speak Spanish, Latin-American Spanish, French, German, Italian, Chinese (Pinyin), Korean (RR) and English.
Tumblebook Library — TumbleBookLibrary is a curated database of children’s e-books, available by subscription to Elementary Schools and Public Libraries around the world.
Youth Services Staff Picks List
ABDO Free eBooks about health, etc. — E-books for free through May 31.
Virtual Story Times
Story Time! from Penguin Kids (11 a.m. daily)
Local Story Times
@story_time_with_jeff_ — JaZams Story Time with Jeff goes virtual; Wednesdays, 10:30 on Instagram
Labyrinth Books -— Princeton University professor Ruha Benjamin reads stories from around the world for K-5; daily, starting this week
#quarantineartclub — Illustrator Carson Ellis will be posting daily drawing prompts “for kids and grown-ups alike” on her Instagram page @carsonellis
Draw Everyday with JJK — At 2 p.m. daily, Jarrett J. Krosoczka will do a live drawing lesson and archive of sessions
@DrawWhat — Tweet your child’s drawing ideas; illustrators will draw it
Lunch Doodles with Mo Willems — A new video posted 1 p.m. weekdays.
Math & Sciences
Home Safari Facebook Live with Cincinnati Zoo – Sessions will be offered weekdays starting at 3 p.m. Each session will highlight an animal and provide an activity.
Cool Math —Math and Games for kids
Mystery Science — Easy science project for at home learning
Code.org — Hour Of Code
Fun Brain — PreK-8th grade (Reading, Math, Videos, Games)
Scholastic: Learn At Home — Free educational resources and activities
Time For Kids — Free educational resources, activities and books.
BBC Teach — All subjects broken down by grade. Great short clips and activities
Encantos Learning Hub — English/Spanish learning geared toward preschool/early elementary. Adding content daily
¡Descubra! Meet the Science Expert — STEM activities by Smithsonian Lab/Smithsonian Latino Center
Penguin Teen’s We Are YA Podcast — New episodes daily
ACP Sketch Club — Arts Council of Princeton’s 30 day challenge #acpsketchclub
Alchemie — Interactive study guides Chemistry
Khan Academy – Free school day templates for PreK -12th Grade