Resources to keep minds and bodies busy from the safety of home during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. We will continue to update this page as we discover new information to share.
Education & Learning
- WCCLS Technology Learning
- Free Online Ivy League Courses
- Museum Virtual Tours
- NASA Image and Video Library
- Mango Languages
The first and only comprehensive index for ancient language resources on the internet.
- Open Culture
The best free cultural and educational media on the web.
- Office 365 Training Center
- Open-Access JSTOR Materials Accessible to the Public
- Get Free Learning with Tech-Talk
Due to the nationwide shutdown of schools, libraries and academic institutions, and the resulting need for more ONLINE LEARNING, Shared Results International is making TECH-TALK content available for free for students, teachers and patrons … for the duration of this crisis.
Reading & Entertainment
- Learn how to sign up for an e-access card with this easy tutorial created by Adult Services Library Assistant Maggie.
- Browse thousands of e-books and audiobooks from our virtual libraries on OverDrive and Libby.
- Kanopy Streaming Video is free with your library card. Don’t have one? Sign up for e-access and start streaming now!
- New York Times Online
- Read free for 30 days on Scribd
- Open Library Internet Archive
- Seattle Symphony Live Broadcasts
- Berliner Philharmoniker Digital Concert Hall
- Nightly Metropolitan Opera Streams
- Where to Stream Live Virtual Concerts
- ‘Quarantine Soirees’: Classical Music and Opera to Stream at Home
- Paris Opera Free Online Screenings
- Twine Interactive Storytelling
Twine is an open-source tool for telling interactive, nonlinear stories.
Health & Wellness
- COVID-19 Portland Oregon Area Community Support
- Center for Disease Control Coronavirus Resources for Home
- YMCA 360: Online Exercise On-Demand Videos
- SAMHSA Disaster Preparedness, Response, and Recovery
If you, or someone you care about, are feeling overwhelmed with emotions like sadness, depression, or anxiety, or feel like you want to harm yourself or others call 911 or Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA’s) Disaster Distress Helpline: 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746. (TTY 1-800-846-8517).
- Taking Care of Your Mental Health in the Face of Uncertainty
- Fridge to Table
Need to stretch your pantry ingredients during quarantine?Discover new recipes by inputting ingredients you have at home.
- Workout Ideas and Exercises to Stay Active